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marketing consultant , theatrical/film producer

Willette Jean Klausner, American theatrical/film producer, marketing consultant. Recipient Mehitabel award for outstanding professional achievement Tobe-Coburn School Fashion Careers, 1978. Member Gold Shield University of California at Los Angeles Alumni Association, The Trusteeship, American Institute Wine and Food (founding member since 1982).

Background

Klausner, Willette Jean was born on June 21, 1939 in Omaha. Daughter of William and Gertrude (Jones) Murphy.

Education

Bachelor in Economics, University of California at Los Angeles, 1961.

Career

Research analyst Carnation Company, 1965. Project director Audience Studies Inc., 1965-1968, research unit director, 1968-1972, vice president research, 1972-1974. Vice president marketing research and marketing Universal Studies Inc., 1974-1981.

Theatre producer, since 1988. Board directors Constnl. Rights Foundation, Audrey Skirball-Kenis Theatre, Inc., Indiana Rights Foundation, Women in Film Foundation, American Cinema Foundation.

Vice president, board directors Los Angeles County Music Center Operating Company, since 1987. Member advisory board Pasadena Playhouse.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Producer Hurlyburly, Westwood Playhouse, 1988-1989, The Apprentice, The Richard Pryor Theatre, Hollywood, 1991, Twist, George St. Playhouse, 1996 and Walnut St. Theatre, 1993, To Take Arms, Tamarind Theatre, Los Angeles, 1997, The Man in Room 304, Watermark Theatre, New York, 1997, Jukebox, Atlas Bar & Grill, 1997, For You, 2100 Square Feet Theater, 1998, Kat and the Kings, Cort Theatre, Broadway, New York.

Membership

Member Gold Shield University of California at Los Angeles Alumni Association, The Trusteeship, American Institute Wine and Food (founding member since 1982).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, food and wine, theater.

Connections

Married Manuel Stuart Klausner, February 1, 1969.

father:
William Murphy

mother:
Gertrude (Jones) Murphy

spouse:
Manuel Stuart Klausner