Jacie Knight

Artistic Director/ Founder

Jacie is known for her commitment to developing extraordinary artists and exceptional leaders from the young people of the Twin Cities community while providing highest-quality theatre experiences for families. Over twenty years, she has directed and produced more than 50 main stage productions and written 11 plays for YPC.
Other theatre organizations Jacie has worked with as a freelance director and arts educator include: History Theatre, Steppingstone Theatre for Youth Development, Child’s Play Theatre (now Stages), Children’s Theatre Company, Climb Theatre and Chanhassen Dinner Theatre. Jacie has been a fellow with the James P. Shannon Leadership Institute and received her BA in Theatre from Augsburg College.

612-623-9180 x100 — jknight@youthperformanceco.org

Sherilyn Howes

Associate Director


612-623-9180 x101 — showes@youthperformanceco.org


Ron Lattin, President
Anne Marie Buethe
Carey Chapdelaine
Lynn Ellingboe
Lisa Fulton
Dave Gangler
Miriam Johnson-Dunkirk
Rich Knowlton
David Maggitt
Annie O’Connor
Kevin Ramach
Erin Schneeman
Monica Sowden
Laura Wellington Schoon
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