Piper Gunnarson (she/her) has served as On Site Opera’s Executive Director since 2017 and will become the company’s General Director / CEO in May 2023. As ED, she has focused on steering the company’s operational growth with specific focus on board relations, financial planning, fundraising, strategic planning, EDI initiatives, audience experience, and numerous administrative operations. Prior to joining On Site, Piper worked primarily in theater administration, including as Managing Director for Random Farms Kids Theater, General Manager for the NYU Gallatin Arts Festival, Development Director for Abingdon Theatre Company, and in education / administration for the Geffen Playhouse, Will Geer Theatricum, and the Lark Play Development Center. Piper holds a B.A. in Theatre from the University of California, San Diego and an M.A. in Leadership For The Arts from NYU’s Gallatin School Of Individualized Study. She will complete a certificate in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion from Rutgers University in Spring 2022.