Helping Theater Organizations Find Ticket Buyers By Setting Up Systems To Increase Sales

Do you have automated ways of selling tickets that get you sales at all hours?

Are you overwhelmed because you don’t have the money to hire people to handle customer service and ticket sales?

Can you build your company’s brand to appeal to younger audiences?

Downstage Media is made up of people who have been involved in theater and theater marketing since the late ‘90s. We are the only chat marketing agency specifically for the performing arts.

Annie Schiffmann, Downstage Media’s

Annie Schiffmann


Annie Schiffmann (Chief Content Officer, founder) is an award-winning content creator and professional improviser. After over fifteen years performing improv around the world, she developed a passion to help actors market their work on social media. In 2017 Annie founded Downstage Media, a social media agency specializing in the performing arts. With Downstage Media she gives theater professionals a plan for their social media so they can create an audience that shows up.

She is married to actor and musician Rob Schiffmann and has two children with Beatles-themed names that she has brainwashed to like musical theater. 

Gianluca Russo


Gianluca Russo (Chief Engagement Officer, community manager,) is a New York-based freelance writer, editor and social media manager who has been published in Teen Vogue, INSIDER, BUST Magazine, Brit+Co, Paste Magazine, Playbill and more. Visit for more of his work and connect with him on social media @G_Russo1.

Darien Hill


Darien Hill (Facebook Ads Specialist) is passionate about inspiring individuals to unleash their inner champion.  He was born in the beautiful Caribbean island of Antigua. 

Darien loves to help small businesses and organizations tell their story in a unique way and to inspire their customers to action. He has trained over 100 banking professionals from companies such as Suntrust Bank, BMO Harris, and BB&T on how to leverage social media to increase customer acquisition. 

Disclosures and Relationships

These are the companies that Downstage Media works with and endorses. If you use any of the links to these companies, Downstage Media will receive compensation. We only recommends companies to you that we get considerable value from. 

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