Ellen Shadburn is an arts administrator and non-profit professional based in New York. She currently serves as Finance & Operations Manager at EmcArts, Inc. Previously she worked at The Public Theater for 4 years, first as a Development Assistant and then as Assistant to the Executive Director.
Ellen graduated from Brown University with a degree in Theater Arts. There, she co-founded the Abolitionist Theatre Company, which was dedicated to educating and empowering young people to speak out against domestic sex trafficking. Ellen’s particular passion is theater and social justice; she is a deep believer in the power of the arts to bring people together, learn new perspectives and be a powerful force for change in the community. Ellen is also an environmentalist, a foodie, a ukulele player and a proud native Brooklynite.