Brian Kelsey

Managing Director

Brian 2022

Celebrating his 17th season as Managing Director of Peninsula Players Theatre, Brian reflects on his extensive professional journey, which has taken him through various sectors across the United States and Europe. With expertise spanning operations, finance, marketing, and public relations, Brian serves as a versatile leader within the organization.

Brian's dedication goes beyond his role at Peninsula Players Theatre. He previously held the position of president at the Peninsula Arts and Humanities Alliance and currently contributes as a member of the Marketing Committee of the Women’s Fund of Door County. Moreover, he currently chairs the Wisconsin Arts Board and actively participates in state-level tourism initiatives, serving on both the Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion committee and the Marketing Committee. His contributions play a vital role in advancing cultural and tourism endeavors statewide.

As a journalism graduate from Marquette University, Brian takes pride in sharing his business acumen with his community, particularly acknowledging Peninsula Players Theatre for igniting his passion for the arts during his childhood.

Brian's tenure epitomizes a harmonious blend of professional expertise, community engagement, and personal fulfillment. His unwavering dedication is evident in his efforts to enhance both the arts and tourism within his community and across the state.