Meet the team

Dawn M. Simmons

Dawn M. Simmons (she/her/hers) is an award-winning Director, Playwright, Producer, Administrator, Consultant, Advocate and Co-founder of The Front Porch Arts Collective. In recent years, she served as the Executive Director of StageSource, and Director of Performing Arts at Boston Center for the Arts. She has worked regionally with The Alliance Theater, the Huntington, Play On Shakespeare, Boston Lyric Opera, The Front Porch Arts Collective, The Hangar Theatre, WAM Theater, Central Square Theater, Lyric Stage Company, Greater Boston Stage Company, SpeakEasy Stage, New Repertory Theatre, Actors’ Shakespeare Project, Bad Habit Productions, New Exhibition Room, Boston Public Works, Fresh Ink Theatre, The Theater Offensive, Our Place Theatre Project, and Fort Point Theatre Channel. She serves on the board of ArtsBoston.