As Playwrights' Center celebrates its 50th year supporting writers, the Center is delighted to announce Christopher Bineham as Director of Advancement, effective July 11, 2022. Christopher served as the Interim Director of Advancement for Playwrights' Center leading up to his appointment.
"Christopher has been supporting the Center on a volunteer and contract basis over the past several years, but I’m grateful to now have him taking this critical leadership role," says Playwrights' Center Managing Director Robert Chelimsky. "Not only does he bring a tremendous depth of development and communications experience, but he’s been deeply rooted in the Twin Cities artistic and philanthropic communities for years now. This organization and the playwrights we serve couldn’t ask for a better advocate at this crucial moment in our history."
Christopher is a development and communications professional who works primarily with nonprofit organizations. Clients include The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Saint Paul Conservatory of Music, and Playwrights’ Center. He has held professional positions in the development department of The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and in program management for HOURCAR, the carsharing program based in Saint Paul, Minn. His volunteer service has focused on arts organizations including Playwrights' Center, The Brick Theater (Brooklyn, NY), Minnesota Fringe Festival, Metropolitan Regional Arts Council (Saint Paul, Minn.), and The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. He was educated at St. John's College (Santa Fe, New Mexico).
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