Bridget Barisonek

Development Officer for Annual Giving

Bridget Barisonek leads Hennepin Theatre Trust’s concierge ticketing program, manages multiples aspects of donor communications, tracks donor engagement and advises on cultivations tactics.

She brings with her an extensive background in high-level customer service, client relations and communications expertise. She spent more than 10 years working in talent acquisition where she refined her cultivation and retention strategies. Prior to joining the Trust, Bridget worked with our partner, Historic Theatre Group, as a performance manager. There, she gained invaluable knowledge of our historic theatres, Broadway seasons, and ticketing protocols.

Bridget is specifically passionate about arts education and the long term benefits it can have for children and young adults. She saw this impact first hand while attending The Academic and Performing Arts Complex – a public performing arts school in Jackson, Mississippi where she grew up. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from Millsaps College.