Piper Gunnarson is a seasoned nonprofit arts administrator, with a background in theater administration for organizations spanning all manifestations of the art form including classical plays, new work, musicals, and children’s theater. Prior to joining the team at On Site Opera, Piper was the Managing Director for the Random Farms Kids’ Theater, a prominent youth-focused theater institution in Westchester, NY, where she steered strategic plans to establish and strengthen the administrative functions of the company. Prior to that, Piper served as the General Manager / Producer for the Gallatin Arts Festival, the Director of Development for the Abingdon Theatre Company, and has consulted for numerous nonprofit theaters on fundraising and strategic planning. She also worked in the Education/Outreach Department for the Geffen Playhouse, managed grants for the Will Geer Theatricum, and apprenticed with the Lark Play Development Center on program management. Piper holds a B.A. in Theatre from the University of California, San Diego and an M.A. in Leadership For The Arts from NYU’s Gallatin School Of Individualized Study.