Mindy Childress Herman


Welcome to the online portfolio of theatre and marketing professional Mindy Childress Herman.

Mindy Childress Herman has 20 years of experience in the arts and communications industries. She is currently the Marketing Director at Herman Law Group and the Director of Cleveland Public Theatre’s Dark Room series. Prior to her current role, she spent two seasons as the Marketing Director at DANCECleveland, four seasons as Director of Communications at Cleveland Public Theatre and worked as an Account Supervisor at a number of small advertising agencies in Cleveland and Philadelphia.

Her client base has been varied, with a focus on non-profits, education, technology, business to business, retail and industrial/manufacturing. Her specialties include public relations, branding, copywriting, developing and launching new products, audience development, strategic planning, grant writing, interactive media development and branding/marketing consultancy.

Mindy studied Theatre and Communications at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio and has participated in several continuing education programs for industry professionals through the Stanford School of Business and National Arts Strategies.

As a theatre professional, Mindy has worked with a dozen theatres as a director, producer, performer, stage manager, staff member and board member. She currently serves as a Director for Talespinner Children’s Theatre. She directed the critically-acclaimed site specific tour of Spoon River Anthology and produced the award-winning tour of Glengarry Glen Ross for Charenton Theatre Company, where she served as Producing Director from 2003-2005. In addition, she has worked at The Beck Center for the Arts, Cleveland Public Theatre, TITLEWave Theater, Near West Theatre and Bad Epitaph Theatre Company, among many others. Her artistic passion is working with local artists to develop new works.

Mindy lives in a 100 year-old house in Lakewood with her husband, Ed Herman, and their daughters, Penny and Bea.

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Theatre Production Experience

Select Directing Reviews

Professional and Administrative Experience

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Photo and Illustration Credits (L to R): David Miller, Sean Higgins, Yumiko Takahashi