Roe Green, arts patron and community activist, is chief Executive Officer of the Roe Green Foundation.

With a BA in Theatre & Communications from the University of Colorado Boulder and a MA in Theatre from Kent State University, her experience in stage and business management includes Porthouse Theatre, Cain Park, Cleveland Opera and Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park.

Today, she is President Emeritus of C.A.V.O.R.T. Inc. (Conference About Volunteers of Regional Theatre), serves on the Foundation board of Kent State University, the Board of the Cleveland Play House (where is she Honorary Producer of New Ground, and the board of Maltz Jupiter Theatre in Florida. She also created the Green House, a battered women’s shelter in Geauga, Ohio. Ms. Green is an avid traveler, having visited over 150 countries and sees theatre whenever she can. Roe received the Governor’s 2008 Award for the Arts in Ohio, the 2012 Alumni Recognition Award from CU-Boulder, the 2013 Dramatist Guild Fund Award, and the Muse Award (2014) from the Cultural Council of Palm Beach. Her gifts to CU-Boulder have created the Roe Green Visiting Theatre Artist Program and the Roe Green Endowed Chair in Theatre. We all thank Roe Green (BA Theatre ‘70) for her munificent support of our department.