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Contact Info:
Tufts University
Dept. of Drama and Dance
40 Talbot Avenue
Tufts University
Medford, MA 02155

Email Manager
Jo Williams
Lecturer, Production Manager, Stage Management


Jo Williams received her M.F.A. in Production Management from Boston University and her B.A. in Theatre/Speech from Northwestern College. She has been a production manager for the Department of Drama and Dance at Tufts University since 2013.

Williams has managed a wide variety of productions for both children's and adult theatre, including Over the Rainbow, Twelfth Night, Rent, Miss Saigon, The Velveteen Rabbit, and James and the Giant Peach, to name a few. Her most recent credits include associate producer for Finish Line: A Documentary Play about the 2013 Boston Marathon, production manager for Tennessee Williams Theater Festival, and production manager for King Stag, Desire Under the Elms, and Gem of the Ocean produced by Tufts University. She has also managed productions for Moonbox Productions, Pen, Paint & Pretzels, Boston Children's Theatre, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and Boston University.

Williams has extensive experience as an AEA Stage Manager and has worked on productions for the New Repertory Theatre, Noble Fool Theatricals in Chicago, Northwestern University, and Chicago Opera Theatre. She has also managed many private events for corporations and nonprofit organizations.

Courses Taught

DR 25 Stage Management