Algonquin Arts Theater appoints Shane Austin Miller as new director of marketing and communications

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Originally Posted: 11/16/2021

(Manasquan, NJ) – Algonquin Art Theater He has appointed Shane Austin Miller of New Jersey to the position of Director of Marketing and Communications to replace David Applegate who recently left the stage for a new opportunity. Miller, a resident of Ocean Grove, has more than 20 years of experience in marketing and public relations in New Jersey, non-profit arts organizations serving both the Paper Mill Playhouse and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC).

Miller, with degrees in theater and communications from Keene University, has also worked as a communications and marketing consultant at the 5th Avenue Theater in Seattle, Washington, and the popular music app. harmony assistant.

Shane Austin Miller has served as Director of Press and Public Relations for 15 years and Interim Director of Marketing and Sales during three transitions at Paper Mill Playhouse in Melbourne, New Jersey. At Paper Mill, Shayne managed all aspects of public relations, publicity, and promotions for New Jersey’s largest professional production theater. In addition, Miller founded and directed the famous Broadway theater choir. The show’s chorus tour has landed over 40 places in six seasons and been voted on Best choral group DJA’s annual People’s Choice Awards have been four years in a row. Prior to his work at the Paper Mill Playhouse, Shane served as the first publicist at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC).

Algonquin Arts Theater appoints Shane Austin Miller as new director of marketing and communications

Miller held two terms as President of the Melbourne Short Hills Chamber of Commerce and Vice President of Melbourne’s Special Improvement District (SID). He served as Vice President of Jersey Arts Marketers (North) and chaired the state’s Discover Jersey Arts Initiative public relations committee. He also served on the board of directors of the HTTV television station in Summit.

In addition to his work at the Algonquin Arts Theatre, Shane Miller serves as the arts executive for the Ember Choir (formerly known as Schola Cantorum on Hudson), a semi-professional choir that performs in both New Jersey and New York City. Miller’s own company, Seize The Day Communications, has provided free services to several New Jersey charities in the areas of marketing, communications, and website creation and management.

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“We are thrilled to add a seasoned professional like Shane to our distinguished team,” said Pamela Ward, Executive Director of Algonquin Arts Theatre. “Shane brings decades of experience in the New Jersey arts scene to Algonquin at a pivotal time for the arts and our beloved institution.”

Algonquin’s 2021-2022 Broadway series is now on sale, and includes five productions. musical sprite It opens on November 21, 2021 and is expected to be sold out soon.

After the new year, the series will continue Biloxi Blues (January 22-30), Amadeus (February 26 – March 6) and Rodgers and Hammerstein Cinderella (1-10 April) before concluding with Tony Award winning music Into the forest (May 7-22). Subscription packages that include four or five offers are also available.

The theater also announced the two summer musical theater performances, Mary Poppins And Who’s Tommy. Summer 2022 tickets will go on sale on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 10:00 AM ET.

Other offers on sale now include: Soul holiday (December 15, 2021), Chris Pinella: Christmas at Algonquin (December 18, 2021), James Langton’s New York All-Star Band with Swingin’ in a winter wonderland (December 19, 2021), Classic Stones Live (New Year’s Eve), your heart strings…Zing! Zing! Zing! (February 13, 2022), Asbury New York ShortsFilm Festival (12 March 2022), Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks (March 20, 2022) and Father Alphonse Slough Grand Opera (April 24, 2022).

Tickets are available for purchase online at or by phone. For custom group sizes and phone orders, the ticket office can be reached Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. by calling 732-528-9211.

Algonquin Art Theater (AAT) is a 501c(3) nonprofit center for the performing arts, providing cultural enrichment and artistic education to residents and visitors of Central New Jersey and the Jersey Shore through high-quality performances and programs in theater, music, dance, and film.

Located in Manasquan, NJ, AAT is an integral part of the Beach District, providing broad access to technical expertise across multiple disciplines. AAT is deeply committed to education, serving students of all ages not only through art and music education, but also through the unique group conversation that exists between audience members and performers. Journeyman’s home, AAT features the work of young and emerging artists, designers and directors working alongside seasoned professionals.

AAT provides a platform for local and regional performers to showcase their work and provides audiences with the opportunity to engage directly and personally in the arts, foster greater participation and provide an engaging way to explore personal and societal issues through the world of theater.

Algonquin Theater Arts programs are made possible in part with funding from the New Jersey State Council of the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. Funding is also provided by Hackensack Meridian Health, PNC Foundation, Manasquan Bank, OceanFirst Foundation, Dodge Foundation, Provident Bank Foundation, and the generosity of other companies and our sponsors.

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