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Anna Ables

  • aables@depaul.edu
  • Director of Marketing and Public Relations
  • ​MFA Arts Administration, Southern Utah University
    BA Oklahoma City University​

  • Administration
  • 773-325-7938

Anna is a marketing and public relations professional with over twenty years of experience in arts administration and non-profit management. She leads The Theatre School's marketing and public relations activities, as well as serving as a producer for the school's annual fundraising gala. Anna has served as a staff professional for DePaul's Discover Chicago courses for over a decade, and also leads The Theatre School's EDGE team, which provides hands-on experience and financial assistance to DePaul freshmen.

Previous to her current position, Anna worked at the Utah Shakespeare Festival in marketing, education, and company management as part of her graduate studies and was the Hospitality Coordinator for the Region VIII Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. She held the position of Director of Public Relations and Outreach for the Oklahoma Arts Institute (OAI), a non-profit organization that provides pre-professional training for talented young artists and performers as well as arts education training for public school teachers and university and college faculty. She also served as the Assistant Director of Programs at OAI managing enrollment and student services. Anna has a background in dance performance and instruction and was a member of the American Spirit Dance Company at Oklahoma City University. She is a Project Management Professional (PMP) certified through the Project Management Institute.​