Adam Sahli

Managing Artistic Director

Adam has been the Artistic Director at Round Barn Theatre (RBT) in Nappanee, IN for the past three seasons. Prior to joining RBT, Sahli served in a multitude of theatre and non-profit capacities including: Professorships with Huntington University and Minnesota State University, Vice-President of the Board at Arena Dinner Theatre, Development Director and Director of Digital Programming for Audiences Unlimited where he stewarded the organization’s selection for its first National Endowment for the Arts Grant. Professionally, in theatre, he is a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), and has worked across the country including residencies with The Guthrie Theatre and Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Sahli holds a BA in Musical Theatre from Northern State University, an MFA in Theatre Direction from Minnesota State University, Mankato and is a graduate of the Foellinger Foundation’s Leadership Development Initiative – Rising Leaders Program. As a Director, his favorite projects have included Oklahoma, Eurydice and Big Fish. As a professional actor Sahli is most honored by his roles as Tateh in Ragtime, and originating Abraham Lincoln in the Minnesota Fringe Festival’s Feature Production Robot Lincoln.