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Project Management for Producers

Liz Zimmerman, Producer

September 10-October 4

2020 Fringe Festival

25 minutes



Audio Description

 In Project Management for Producers, Liz shares with you some of the most valuable concepts from the project management discipline. The goal is to pull project management out of the corporate context, demystify and make it accessible by translating the key concepts that are most useful for theater and performance event producers.

This work will feature Audio Description and Open Captioning.

Because all of us should be able to minimize unproductive stress and make room for joyful creative energy in our productions, this video content is being offered through the 2020 Philly Fringe for anytime access at no cost.

Recommended for ages 18+.

Available on Vimeo

Note: This is only fun for people who do or plan to produce performance events.


Available Anytime on Vimeo


Free to View on Vimeo

Happy Hour on the Fringe

In this episode of Happy Hour on the Fringe, Marketing Manager Raina Searles speaks with Liz Zimmerman, a local Philadelphia theater and event producer, a performer, and a certified project management professional. Listen to Raina and Liz discuss theater production and what that work entails, how shared knowledge can supplement the areas where arts education is lacking, Liz’s workshop video, bellydancing, and much more!

About the Artists

Liz Zimmerman joined forces with Sewer Rats Productions to make her Period House dreams come true during Philly Fringe 2019. Primarily a producer now, Liz’s first earned credential is a BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in Dramatic Writing. While pursuing her Master’s in Theatre and Performance Studies at Trinity College Dublin (Ireland), Liz was the only non-Irish national out of a dozen writers to place as a finalist in the Radio Television Erinn P.J. O’Connor Awards for Radio Drama in 2007 with her script The Invasion of Planet Ballymun. A few years later, Liz earned a professional certificate in Nonprofit Administration from UPenn’s Fels Institute of Government in an attempt to land a regular paying job during the last financial crisis.

Liz has written and produced several theater works including Iron Fist: An Evening of Horror, a collection of short horror plays at UNDER St. Marks’ in NYC’s East Village (2006); Beyond the Pale, an interactive soundwalk stationed at Germ Books + Gallery (2008 Philly Fringe); and Crooked House, a character-focused one-woman poetry play that Liz also performed at Germ Books + Gallery (2009 Philly Fringe). Liz has also produced and/or performed in shows she did not write, including Eris Temple Cabaret at Eris Temple Artspace (2015 & 2016 Philly Fringe); Dead Flowers Circus Sideshow (Philly Fringe 2018) and in the same year Moonwriters, a showcase of of local writers.

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