WHO WE ARE
The TheaterMakers Studio was created by Tony Award-Winning Broadway Producer, Ken Davenport to help aspiring and established theater-makers get their shows from the page to the stage.
Our training courses will walk you through the process of turning your idea into a polished script ready for submission, getting a reading up of your show, all the way to complete production.
The resources available as part of your membership will aid you on your path to production every step of the way.
– A Message from Ken Davenport, Founder of The TheaterMakers Studio
TONY AWARD -WINNING BROADWAY PRODUCER
FOUNDER OF THE THEATERMAKERS STUDIO
Ken is a Tony Award-winning producer of Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, including most recently Once on This Island (2018 Tony Award Best Musical Revival), Gettin’ the Band Back Together, Groundhog Day: The Musical, Deaf West’s Spring Awakening, and The Play That Goes Wrong. Davenport has revolutionized the Broadway market with his diverse approaches at engaging audiences through his shows, as well as supported the Broadway ecosystem through a number of his own subsidiary businesses. He is an internationally recognized and award-winning writer of several Broadway and Off-Broadway shows as well as several books about producing, Broadway investing, and how to raise money for shows. Additionally, he is the Executive Producer for North America for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group.
DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING
Monica is the Director of Marketing for Davenport Theatrical Enterprises where she has worked on numerous shows, including Once On This Island (2018 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival), Gettin’ The Band Back Together, Spring Awakening, The Bachelorette Show, Daddy Long Legs and more. Monica also works on The TheaterMakers Studio, Ken’s online training and membership community for TheaterMakers. She is also the CEO of Broadway Murder Mysteries.
DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP
Over the last 10 years, Summer has been involved professionally in the theatre and television industry having worked in Production, Marketing, and Management for The Rachael Ray Show, The New Victory Theater and Florida Repertory Theatre. Summer currently resides in Orlando, Florida where she proudly manages Community and Membership for The TheaterMakers Studio. Her freelance photography and promotional video work has been featured in American Theatre Magazine, The News-Press, Florida Weekly, Happenings Magazine, Broadwayworld, and several theatrical show sites and blogs including nationally acclaimed Wall Street Journal drama critic, Terry Teachout’s About Last Night.
MARY ELIZABETH DINA
EVENT PRODUCER & CONTENT MANAGER
MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS INTERN
Michelle is the Marketing and Communications intern working for Ken Davenport. Originally from Westchester, Michelle obtained a BA in Literature from SUNY Purchase College; and as she interns with Ken and his team, she is currently pursuing a Master’s in Performing Arts Administration at NYU with the intention of graduating in May 2023. In her free time, Michelle is a children’s tennis instructor in Armonk, New York.