Beth Macmillan

Beth Macmillan joined Artown as Festival Manager in February 2001 and was promoted to Executive Director in November of 2003. Macmillan, formerly a professional dancer and actress expanded into arts administration through various roles such as Production Company Manager, Public Relations Manager, Assistant Stage Manager, Founder and Owner/Director of a small, highly successful arts education business, Executive Director of a major dance organization and business owner and distributor. Macmillan thrives in a fast paced work environment while managing a wide range of responsibilities. As Executive Director she has produced Artown events, created “out of the box” approaches and strategic partnerships to presentations, co-presentations and future Artown commissions. Currently Beth serves as Vice President on the Western Arts Alliance Board of Directors. Beth was awarded Woman of Distinction and Woman of Achievement in 2009. She has made presentations about Artown regionally and nationally including Arts Presenters, California Presenters, Western Arts Alliance, California Travel & Tourism Commission, Nevada Travel and Tourism among others.