Ellen Abram is the Producing Director of The Williams Project. She also serves as the Manager of Institutional Giving at San Francisco’s Magic Theatre, where she manages a grants portfolio of more than $500,000 annually and has raised more than $300,000 in new funding. She has developed new work by Linda McLean, Ariel Zetina, Ramon Esquivel, and Hilary Flynn; served as the Associate Producer of Magic Theatre’s Virgin Play Festival; and assistant directed the world premieres of Linda McLean’s Every Five Minutes and Victor Lodato and Polly Pen’s Arlington. She is a graduate of Northwestern University with a B.A. in Theatre and is originally from Minneapolis, MN.