Pam MacKinnon, a Tony-winning Broadway director, will be the next leader of the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. The theater said Tuesday that Ms. MacKinnon would succeed Carey Perloff, who has been the artistic director there for 25 years. Ms. Perloff is stepping down at the end of June; Ms. MacKinnon will start July 1st.
MacKinnon and Perloff will collaborate on planning the company’s 2018-19 season.
MacKinnon’s directing credits on Broadway include Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, winning a Tony. The Parisian Woman, Clybourne Park, Amélie, A New Musical, David Mamet’s China Doll, Wendy Wasserstein’s The Heidi Chronicles and Albee’s A Delicate Balance.