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Willow Cohen
General Manager 
B.A. Marketing, University of Massachusetts-Amherst



Willow Cohen is the Department of Theater General Manager. She oversees budget management and reconciliation, human resource support, course schedule coordination, and manages the Department's theater refurbishment and renovations.

Prior to joining the Department, Willow served as the Development and Marketing Manager for a chamber music summer festival in Putney, VT, Assistant Production Manager for the Calvin Theater in Northampton, and the Production Stage Manager for Commonwealth Opera, also in Northampton. Willow has stage managed more than 50 productions in New York City, Boston, Boulder, and Western Mass, and was the Founder and General Manager of Sweet Youth Productions, a nationally touring theater for children. She has been actively involved in educating young children in the arts, music, literacy, and health for more than 15 years.

Willow holds a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She also served as stage manager for many Department of Theater shows, including its 25th anniversary production.


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