Linda Brumbach is the founder and director of Pomegranate Arts (1998), an independent production company based in New York City. Pomegranate Arts is dedicated to the development of international contemporary performing arts projects. Since its inception, Pomegranate Arts has conceived, produced, or represented projects by Philip Glass, Laurie Anderson, London’s Improbable Theater, Sankai Juku, Dan Zanes, and Goran Bregovic. Special projects include Dracula: The Music And Film with Philip Glass and the Kronos Quartet; the music theater work Shockheaded Peter; Brazilian vocalist Virginia Rodrigues; Drama Desk Award winning Charlie Victor Romeo; Healing The Divide, A Concert for Peace and Reconciliation, presented by Philip Glass and Richard Gere; Hal Willner’s Came So Far For Beauty: An Evening Of Leonard Cohen Songs and Book of Longing, by Philip Glass based on the poetry and images of Leonard Cohen. Current projects include the premiere North American tour of Goran Bregovic, a major new work by Laurie Anderson for the Vancouver Winter Olympics, and the remounting of Lucinda Childs’ 1979 classic Dance. Prior to forming her own company, she was the producing director of International Production Associates (IPA) for 11 years, where she was responsible for overseeing all touring productions of artists such as Philip Glass, Twyla Tharp, Spalding Gray, Diamanda Galas, Elizabeth Streb, Sankai Juku, Karen Finley and Meryl Tankard.
Linda has served as a consultant for Creative Capitol, the National Dance Project for the New England Foundation for the Arts and the Post Street Theatre. She has served on the advisory board member of Celebrate Brooklyn and the board of director for the International Society of Performing Arts (ISPA), as well as co-chaired the National Arts Presenters Conference. She is a graduate of the Indiana School of Music and currently resides in Montclair NJ with her husband Martin and children Jonah and Molly Rae.