Karthik Subramanian

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Karthik Subramanian

National Theater Project Advisor
Co-Executive & Managing Director,
Company One Theatre
Location: Lands of Nipmuc, Pawtucket & Massachusett peoples (Boston, MA)


Karthik (Car-thick) Subramanian began his tenure at Company One Theatre in 2009. He started as a stage management intern before becoming the organization’s Production Manager & Business Manager before finally being promoted to the Co-Executive Director & Managing Director. Karthik has been integral to Company One’s participation in Theatre Communication Group’s national Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Institute, has served as a Mentor with ArtsBoston’s Network for Arts Administrators of Color and is a steering committee member of Boston’s API Arts Network. He also has a Certificate in Social Impact Management and Leadership from the Institute for NonProfit Practice at Tufts University and a certificate in Arts & Cultural Organization Management from Harvard University. He served as Policy Chair for the Boston Mayoral Election’s Create the Vote Committee and was on the Small Business & Economic Subcommittee of Mayor Kim Janey’s Transition Committee. Other than his work at C1, Karthik has worked extensively with Northeastern University, The Theater Offensive and Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center’s Pao Arts Center.

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