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Anita Stewart (Executive and Artistic Director)  Anita Stewart is one of the few professional theater designers in the United States serving in a leadership role at a regional theater. As Executive & Artistic Director,Stewart is responsible for keeping Portland Stage Company’s mission and vision in focus, both onstage and off. While responding to the organization as a whole, Stewart is especially involved in all levels of the artistic product: from selecting the season, to hiring directors and ensuring that a first-rate staff creates entirely one-of-a-kind productions for which PSC has become famous. During her tenure at PSC, Stewart has made a commitment to combining the best local talent with exceptional artists from around the country to create productions of the highest quality. She also remains keenly interested in promoting and cultivating audience involvement in the theatrical process, and artist connection to community. As an integral member of the national arts community, Stewart also finds time to participate in granting panels for organizations across the country including: Maine Arts Commission, National Endowment for the Arts, Massachusetts Cultural Council, Theater Communications Group and Alpert Awards. She has served on discussion panels and conducted workshops for numerous organizations including: The Creativity Workshop, Yale University, Washington D.C.’s Shakespeare Theatre and University of Iowa; she also participated in the Shannon Leadership Institute in Minneapolis. In addition to directing Maine’s premier theater, Stewart works with her husband, Ron Botting, to raise their two wonderful children, Cecelia and James.



Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
by August Wilson
SEP 24 - OCT 20, 2013

by Morris Panych
OCT 29 - NOV 17, 2013

Santaland Diaries
by David Sedaris
Dec 3 - DEC 22, 2013
In the Studio Theater

A Christmas Carol
by Hans Christian Andersen
NOV 29 - DEC 22, 2013

Trouble Is My Business

by Joseph Vass
JAN 21 - FEB 16, 2014

by Tom Coash

FEB 25 - MAR 16, 2014

by Nina Raine
MAR 25 - APR 13, 2014

The Savannah Disputation
by Evan Smith
APR 22 - MAY 18, 2014