Originally from Texas, Sally Jane Kerschen-Sheppard comes most recently to us from Stillwater, Oklahoma. She will be taking on the role of Donor Relations and Events Manager at Arizona Broadway Theatre. Sally Jane received a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College, M.F.A. from Southampton College, and M.A. from Oklahoma State University. She has extensive experience in the world of the arts in both donor relations and as a playwright.
Sally Jane has worked writing grant proposals for non-profit organizations to submit to corporate donors, city, state, and federal agencies as well as developing linkage agreements with other community organizations at Alley Theatre in Houston, TX, Keren Or, Inc. in New York City and at the Association to Benefit Children, also in New York.
She is the author of Lunch Date and Last Inning (both published by Heuer Publishing, LLC), East Harlem, The Crazy Side of Normal, It’ll Do, Subsistence, and several other short plays. Sally Jane is a member of The Dramatists Guild of America, Inc.
As ABT’s roots continue to grow deeper in our community, we invite you to help us set the stage for future artistic growth. With your donation, ABT can produce exceptional work with our signature high-quality production values, bring the arts to children, honor our seniors, ensure our programming is available and accessible to all, and have an artistic, economic, and educational impact in the Valley of The Sun.
As we begin our fifteenth season, Arizona Broadway Theatre remains rooted in our continued commitment to and investment in you – our community and our neighbors. With the expansion of our existing Encore Room, we have a new gathering space for community engagement and collaboration, a creative workspace for aspiring young artists, and a place to present diverse and varied programming to complement our Mainstage offerings.
You – our donors, patrons, volunteers, and fans – are responsible for our success. Thank you for investing in our work and in our community.