LINDA BRUMBACH (Executive Producer) founded Pomegranate Arts, a company dedicated to developing, producing and touring innovative contemporary performance arts projects through creative collaborations, in New York City in 1998. Since its inception, Pomegranate Arts has produced the Olivier Award winning production of Einstein on the Beach (Robert Wilson, Philip Glass, Lucinda Childs), Shockheaded Peter (The Improbably Theater), Book of Longing (Leonard Cohen, Philip Glass), Dracula: The Music and Film (Kronos Quartet, Philip Glass and Universal Pictures), Charlie Victor Romeo (Collective: Unconscious Theater), Dan Zanes’ Holiday Show, Hal Willners’ Came So Far from Beauty (Leonard Cohen and guests), Healing the Divide: A Concert for Peace and Reconciliation (Dalai Lama, Tom Waits, Anoushka Shankar), Available Light (Lucinda Childs, John Adam, Frank Gehry) and most recently Taylor Mac’s award winning A 24-Decade History of Popular Music. As a touring producer, Pomegranate Arts collaborates with Batsheva (Ohad Naharin), The Wedding and Funeral Orchestra (Goran Bregovic), Sankai Juku (Ushio Amagatu) and Laurie Anderson.
Prior to forming her own company, she was the producing director of International Production Associates (IPA) for 11 years, responsible for overseeing all touring productions of artists such as Philip Glass, Twyla Tharp, Spalding Gray, Diamanda Galas, Elizabeth Streb, Karen Finley, Meryl Tankard and the Serious Fun Festival at Lincoln Center. Linda served as a consultant for Creative Capital, the National Dance Project for the New England Foundation for the Arts, advisory board of Celebrate Brooklyn, the board of directors of the International Society of Performing Arts (ISPA) and as a board member of The Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP). She is a graduate of the Indiana School of Music and lives in Montclair NJ with her husband Marty and two children.