Mitch Nugent loves making beautiful experiences come to life. As founder of Prima, a non-profit theater organization in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Mitch has been well-recognized for his innovation in forging new and exciting cultural paths (Fig, Susquehanna Style, Harrisburg and Connections Magazines). 

Mitch's professional theatre history includes directing (over 50 productions), acting (for nearly 3 million people over 5 years), and producing (over 75 productions).

In addition to his work with Prima, Mitch consults for companies and community benefit organizations, specializing in the areas of arts leadership, brand messaging & marketing, and special events programming. He is a Baldwin Leader with the Lancaster County Community Foundation, and a Producer for LCBC.

Mitch is proud father to two young boys, Aiden and Sutter, and husband to Diana. They live in the city limits of Lancaster and enjoy the blossoming vibrancy of the region.

His determined energy and bold leadership are influencing communities and individuals for the better. Prima is proud to call him our founder and Executive Artistic Producer.