Branden Huldeen is the Artistic Producer and Director of New Play Development at Barrington Stage Company in Pittsfield, MA. From 2008-2016, Branden was the New Works Director and Festival Producing Director at the National Alliance for Musical Theatre where he produced the Festival of New Musicals, managed the National Fund for New Musicals and Writers Residency Grants, and oversaw all of the New Works and Festival programs at NAMT, as well as consulted on, spoke about and advocated for new works developmental internationally. Prior to NAMT, he worked in education at TDF, house managed the Vineyard Theatre Off Broadway, and produced for NYU, SPF, NYFM and FringeNYC. He holds B.S. and M.A. degrees from NYU. He is also a freelance dramaturg and new works consultant, specializing in new musicals.