Executive Director, Arts Program, The Aspen Institute
Erika Mallin is executive director of the Aspen Institute Arts Program. Previously, she served as executive director of the Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre in New York City. She has produced over 100 shows with world-class artists, shepherded Signature Theatre’s expansion to the Frank Gehry-designed Pershing Square Signature Center, and championed its subsidized ticket program to make theater more affordable — which has served more than one million people. Mallin previously was development director at Atlantic Theater Company and director of corporate relations at Manhattan Theatre Club. Prior to that, she worked for New York City government and started her career as a journalist.