Saint James Place, a Center for Arts and Culture, announces the appointment of Seth Keyes to the position of Executive Director. As Executive Director, he will be charged with extending the growth of Saint James Place through management of finances, marketing and expanded program development.
Saint James Place reopened its iconic red doors in 2017 after a full historic restoration and preservation with a carefully designed adaptation for performances. Established as a Cultural Landmark and event space, it hosts music, theatre, dance, lectures, classes, and meetings year round. Since its 2017 opening, Saint James Place has welcomed over 50 arts groups, providing them with quality performance, rehearsal, and office space.
Seth Keyes has been a producer and presenter of world-class performing arts for forty years. He began his career in 1984 as Manager Director/Producer of the Francis Wilson Playhouse in Clearwater, FL, and progressed to pivotal roles in talent booking and senior programming for renowned performance venues in Tampa Bay, Cleveland, and Akron. Prior to founding his consultancy, Artist License, LLC, he served as Vice President for Innovation Arts & Entertainment, overseeing touring Broadway seasons in 20 subscription markets throughout North America and collaborating extensively with luminaries such as David Sedaris, Anthony Bourdain, William Shatner, and Neil deGrasse Tyson, among others.
Sally Harris, President of Saint James Place, and co-Founder with her husband Fred Harris, says of the appointment, “After working with Seth for the past seven years as our General Manager, Fred and I have come to appreciate the talent, experience, and professionalism he has demonstrated. We enthusiastically look forward to the contribution Seth can make to the future of Saint James Place working in this new role.
Contact Seth Keyes for more information about Saint James Place at (413) 528-1996, [email protected].