John Clinton Eisner co-founded The Lark in 1994 as a community of theater professionals dedicated to the playwright’s vision. He has grown The Lark into an award-winning “think tank for the theater,” with local, national, and global reach. He divides his time between working directly with playwrights and creating strategies with artistic leaders in the United States and abroad to advance new plays into the repertoire. He has collaborated with partner theaters, literary agencies, and funders to develop multiple-production “pipelines” for new plays. Worked for Denver Center, Williamstown, Colonial Theatre, O’Neill Center, Roundabout, Johnson-Liff Casting and National Theater of the Deaf. Co-founded Westerly Shakespeare in the Park. Service: National Theatre Conference; Shakespeare Theatre Association of America; TheatreForum; Transport Group; NoPassport; Immigrant Artists and Scholars in New York; Lortel Awards Committee. Education: BA from Amherst College; MFA from National Theatre Conservatory. He lives in New York City with his wife Jennifer Dorr White and two children, Hannah and Jake.