2019 Executive Board

Princeton Summer Theater's executive board is made up entirely of passionate college undergraduates and recent graduates, primarily from Princeton University and the Princeton community . 

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DAniel Krane,

Daniel Krane is thrilled to return as Artistic Director for the upcoming season of Princeton Summer Theater. He served as Artistic Director for PST’s 2018 season, in which he directed Uncommon Women and Others by Wendy Wasserstein and Greetings from Mars by Annika Bennett. A 2018 Princeton graduate, his additional directing credits include The Laramie Project by Moisés Kaufman and Members of the Tectonic Theater Project (upcoming), The Flick by Annie Baker, Blue Heart by Caryl Churchill, We are Proud to Present… by Jackie Sibblies Drury, and The Analysing Engine by Andrew Lovett. Daniel also worked for The Public Theater’s Public Works program, helping with their production of As You Like It, and served as Artistic Director of the Princeton Shakespeare Company. 


Hannah Semmelhack,
Executive DIRECTOR

Hannah Semmelhack is ready to go as PST’s Executive Director for the second time! She is currently a junior at Princeton University, majoring in Classics with a certificate in Theater. On campus, she is involved with student theater groups as well as the Lewis Center for the Arts. Her experience is primarily in stage management, most recently for the Lewis Center for the Art’s Public Works project, The Odyssey, directed by PST alum Victoria Davidjohn. She enjoys lighting design and is currently working on Masquerade, an original musical by PST alum Allison Spann. While Hannah is very sad to see PST 2018 go, she’s excited to bring PST 2019 to life!


Kirsten Traudt,
Communications DIRECTOR

Kirsten Traudt is extremely excited to be working on her first season at PST as Communications Director. A member of Princeton University’s Class of 2020, she is currently working towards a degree in Classics with a certificate in Humanistic Studies. When she’s not studying, Kirsten is heavily involved in the university’s theater community, where she has directed, designed, performed in, or otherwise worked on a number of productions. She has also produced several plays as the president of the Princeton Triangle Club and a member of the Princeton University Players Executive Board.