Justin Haslett

Managing Director

Justin is in his fourth season at the helm of PlayMakers’ administrative organization. He has more than 15 years of not-for-profit theatre management experience. From 2007–2016, Justin served as Associate General Manager to Boston’s largest not-for-profit theatre, the Huntington Theatre Company, recipient of the 2013 Regional Theatre Tony Award. During his time at the Huntington, he oversaw production budgets, negotiated contracts with agencies and unions, managed Company Management, and worked with award-winning regional and national talent. Prior to his time at the Huntington, Justin served as Director of Development for Merrimack Repertory Theatre in Lowell, MA where he strengthened its foundation of engaged and generous community support. He also held multiple positions in development, marketing, and management/administration for the Yale School of Drama, Yale Repertory Theatre, and the International Festival of Arts & Ideas. Justin holds an MFA in Theatre Management from the Yale School of Drama and a BA in Theatre and Anthropology from Bowdoin College. He currently serves as the Chair of the Chapel Hill Cultural Arts Commission, serves on the Carrboro Arts Committee and as a board member of the Orange Country Arts Commission, and teaches classes in theatre management at UNC-Chapel Hill.