Meet our NEW Associate Artistic Director, Kelsey Mesa

August 20, 2018

FAIRFAX, VA- The Hub Theatre, under new Artistic Director, Matt Bassett, announced their 2018-19 season and welcomed a new staff member today. Bassett will be joined by KELSEY MESA as Associate Artistic Director for this season featuring a regional premiere by a favorite Hub playwright, the world premiere of the inaugural play by a vibrant new voice, and a number of events both familiar and brand new to The Hub.


Kelsey Mesa's directing credits include The PavilionThe Magi, and Wish List at The Hub Theatre, and She Rode Horses Like the Stock Exchange, Riot Grrrls The Trojan WomenCharm, and dREAMtRIPPIN’ at Taffety Punk Theatre Company. She has also directed for The Inkwell, The Source Festival, Rorschach Theatre Company's Klecksography, Young Playwrights' Theatre, the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, and Theater Alliance’s Hothouse New Play Development Series. Kelsey is a company member at Taffety Punk Theatre Company and The Hub Theatre Company, as well as the Manager of KCACTF and Theater Education at the Kennedy Center.


"The Hub is a theatre company and artistic community that welcomed me with open arms, challenging me to create intimate, magical, and hopeful theatre--which is also the theatre I love to see. I'm thrilled and honored to be working with The Hub in a greater capacity, and excited to support both Matt and the company as we grow into ‘Hub 2.0’.


Kelsey has been an asset to The Hub since our first collaboration during 2015’s Emerging Writers Festival,” says Artistic Director Matt Bassett, “and, with each project since, she has become more integral to The Hub’s mission and programming. She has served as a play reader and advocate for the company and I’m excited to bring her on staff officially so that we can shape this new era of The Hub together.”

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Kelsey Mesa

The Pavilion, 2018


The Magi, 2016

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Wish List, 2015