Kristin Anne Danko

A photo of Kristin Danko

Part-Time Lecturer

Theatre Arts; Arts Management & Administration



Professor Danko moved to Ypsilanti from Chicago in 2013. She is the artistic director and co-founder of the Neighborhood Theatre Group, a non-profit theatre company in Ypsilanti that specializes in original works. She holds an MA in Arts Administration from Eastern Michigan University and a bachelor’s Degrees in Theatre and Music from Converse College. In Chicago, Kristin trained at iO, The Annoyance, and Act One

In New York City, she completed the CAP 21 Professional Musical Theatre Training Program. Kristin has performed with Water Works Shakespeare Company, Shakespeare in Detroit, Upstate Shakespeare Festival, Actor’s Theatre Company, and the Jeff Award Winning Quest Theatre Ensemble and Polarity Theatre Ensemble. As a teaching artist, Kristin has worked with Dream Big Performing Arts Workshop and Chicago Kids Company. She is also a private voice and piano instructor. As an instructor at Eastern Michigan University Professor Danko teaches AMA 240 Managing the Creative Process and AMA 400 Arts Management.


  • MA, Arts Administration, Eastern Michigan University, 2013
  • BA, Music & Theatre, Converse University, 2005


  • AMA 240 Managing the Creative Process
  • AMA 400 Arts Management