Mitch Nugent is the Executive Producer and Co-Founder of PRiMA Theatre, a non-profit performing arts organization in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He has been recognized for his innovative leadership by Fig, Susquehanna Style, Harrisburg and Connections Magazines. Mitch is a Baldwin Leadership Fellow with the Lancaster County Community Foundation.

In addition to PRiMA, Mitch does public speaking and consulting in the areas of special events management, brand experience, and organizational leadership. Additionally, Mitch works for LCBC as a Producer of their weekend gatherings. 

With Mitch's leadership, PRiMA has grown exponentially, while staying true to the initial vision to invigorate lives with fresh theatrical experiences. These efforts continue to make a positive impact on Lancaster's cultural vitality. 

Considered one of the fastest growing arts organizations in the region, PRiMA offers cabarets, concerts, and main stage productions at venues across the county. Broadway's greatest artists have visited PRiMA, including Tony Award winning Broadway composer Jason Robert Brown, Shoshana Bean (Broadway's "Wicked"), Josefina Scaglione, (Broadway’s "West Side Story"), Stephen Schwartz (Composer of "Wicked," "Godspell," "Pippen") as well as Adam Pascal (Broadway's "Rent" and "Aida"). Also, Mitch has been at the helm of hosting influential internships and partnerships with local schools to give young people inspiring creative experiences.

In addition to regularly scheduled theatrical programming, PRiMA provides entertainment and event management for special events. Collaborations have included Sequinox's 15th Business Anniversary celebration, with Willow Valley Communities, a 100-person flashmob for Lapp Electric, and a brand release performance for Murray Securus.

Mitch's contagious energy and bold leadership continues to influence Lancaster for the better.

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