Karl Franklin Allen

Director of Production & Facilities

Karl joins The Flea after several years as Production Manager at Performance Space New York (formerly Performance Space 122, formerly PS122), supervising the outfitting of their new theater spaces during a historic renovation and overseeing the inaugural performances. Previously he was the Production Manager and Technical Director for the international tour of YOUARENOWHERE by Andrew Schneider as well as touring PM/TD for Mabou Mines on Lucia’s Chapters on various stops around the world. Karl has also been Technical Manager of the Duke at New42nd St, Technical Director of the Bryn Mawr College Theater program, and the Technical Director at PS122 prior to renovations.

In previous lives Karl has also worked as an exhibit designer at The Montclair Art Museum and the American Museum of Natural History as well as a performer with Richard Foreman (Astronome) and Jay Scheib (This Place is a DesertUntitled Mars), among others.