Charlotte Tiencken, President of Scarlet Productions, is an arts administrator, director, producer and educator who has been working in the performing and presenting arts for 30 years. Before returning to her home town of Charleston to teach in the Arts Management program at the College of Charleston, she was Managing Director at Book-It Repertory Theatre in Seattle, WA for seven years. Tiencken has worked for many organizations throughout the US, including Tacoma Actors Guild in Washington, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival in Massachusetts, where she was General Manager for four seasons, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Spirit Square Center for the Arts in Charlotte, NC, and Tacoma Little Theatre, among others. Tiencken received her MFA from The University of Texas at Austin. She lives on Vashon Island, WA with her husband, Bill and her 2 dogs and 2 cats.