General Information

First Run Theatre was formed in 2002 and is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit Missouri corporation.

Our Address and Email

7918 Kingsbury Blvd, #14, Saint Louis, MO 63105

Our Core Purpose

To provide a vehicle for regional playwrights to produce original, unpublished, never-produced works

Our Core Values

  • Professionalism
  • Artistic integrity
  • Freedom of expression
  • Education, training & development
  • Community Involvement
  • Diversity of talent – racial, religious, nationality, gender, ethnicity, age, disability

Our Key Personnel


  • President: Gwynneth Rausch
  • Vice-President: David Hawley
  • Secretary: Denise Mandle
  • Treasurer: Jan Carson


  • Technical Director: Jenn Ciavarella