Ken Davenport’s mission is to share what he’s learned throughout his career with aspiring theatre professionals.
Ken Davenport is a Tony Award-winning producer of Broadway and Off Broadway shows, including most recently Groundhog Day: The Musical, Deaf West’s Spring Awakening, The Play That Goes Wrong, Once On This Island and the upcoming original musical Gettin’ the Band Back Together.
Davenport has revolutionized the Broadway market with his diverse approaches at engaging audiences through his shows, as well as supported the Broadway ecosystem through a number of his own subsidiary businesses. He is an internationally recognized and award-winning writer of several Broadway and Off Broadway shows as well as several books about producing, Broadway investing, and how to raise money for shows. Additionally, he is the Executive Producer for North America for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group.
Over the past several years, Ken Davenport has spoken to groups ranging from middle school students to professional theatre conferences and his given talks on a variety of subjects within the theatre industry. His presentations have spanned topics such as what a Producer does, how to budget a Broadway musical, how actors can improve their audition skills and how to foster diversity on Broadway.