Karen Cardarelli

Executive Director & Co-Founder of Emerald Theatre, Karen Cardarelli oversees Development, Marketing Operations and Outreach, for one of Chicago’s largest theater companies.  She is a leader in forging partnerships with arts, education and community organizations. Major accomplishments include growing ECT’s audience of children and families from 2,000 to 60,000 and launching ECT’s One Fund outreach program which has served 53,000 low-income students with free artistic programs. Karen has served on the theater panel for both City Arts and the Illinois Arts Council, chaired Ingenuity’s Strategic Advisory Committee, and currently serves on iHeart Media Chicago’s Local Advisory Board.

Karen Cardarelli Contact:

Co-founder/Executive DirectorEmerald City Theatre

Phone: 773-529-2690 ext. 811

Email: Kcardarelli@emeraldcitytheatre.com 


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