Mr. John Knapp former Artistic Director of Richmond Triangle Players JOINS IRON CROW THEATRE's BOARD OF DIRECTORS

New Appointment Effective Immediately

BALTIMORE, Maryland - May 19, 2017: Iron Crow Theatre today announced Mr. John Knapp, former Artistic Director of Richmond Triangle Players, has been elected to Iron Crow Theatre’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.

John Knapp is a respected and revered theatre artist and administrator having served for over 16 seasons as the Artistic Director of Richmond Triangle Players (RTP), an award- winning theater dedicated to LGBTQ works. Additionally, Mr. Knapp has served as both President and Vice President to the RTP Board of Directors where he was instrumental in moving the organization to a company-owned permanent 100-seat home. While at Richmond Triangle Players, John helped guide over 100 productions to realization and has himself directed over 30 plays and musicals. He has also performed onstage in Washington, D.C., Richmond, Charlottesville and Minneapolis and has been a featured soloist with the Richmond Men's Chorus and the Gay Men's Chorus of Washington. John has also served on the Board of Directors for the Richmond Choral Society. John is currently the Corporate Director of Clinical Engineering for LifeBridge Health, has worked closely with the FDA and standards organizations, and has presented nationwide on various issues related to medical device safety.

“After over 20 years guiding one of the most successful LGBTQ theater companies on the east coast, I see in Iron Crow Theatre the passion, excitement and drive that is needed to become a theater or both local, regional and national significance. I am elated to be joining the Board of Directors of Iron Crow Theatre and look forward to helping them accomplish all their dreams.”

“I am both grateful and thrilled to welcome Mr. Knapp to the Board of Directors”, said Sean Elias, Artistic Director and CEO. “John brings with him an extensive history of arts administration and artistic success to Iron Crow Theatre. I’m humbled that John has recognized our passion and believes so deeply in our work. I’m confident his insights will help us to achieve our most ambitious goals to date.” 

IRON CROW THEATRE is Baltimore’s only queer theatre. We produce queer theatre for a queer city; celebrating the renegade and the unorthodox, in all of us.



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