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About Altair Entertainment

Altair Entertainment is a global entertainment company focused on live theatrical productions.


Marisa Sechrest – CEO/Founder of Altair Entertainment – has over 15 years’ experience in the entertainment industry as a producer and entertainment attorney.

Marisa Sechrest
Altair Entertainment

Marisa Sechrest has global production experience from the initial stage of optioning rights and hiring writers through out-of-town tryouts, domestic and international sit-down and touring productions, as well as exploitation of ancillary and subsidiary rights, in her capacity as an independent producer and as former Executive Vice President, Production & Business Affairs for The Araca Group.  Her theatrical collaborations have garnered 3 Tony Awards, 42 Tony Nominations, 7 Drama Desk Awards and 32 Drama Desk Nominations.

Marisa Sechrest also has extensive experience as an entertainment attorney, with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP where she focused on film finance and entertainment acquisitions, and with Frankfurt, Kurnit, Klein & Selz PC where her portfolio included motion picture and television production, finance and distribution, publishing, and corporate work involving entertainment assets, including mergers and acquisitions.

As a former professional ballerina, Marisa gives back to the arts in many ways.  She serves on the Board of Directors for Playwrights Horizons, a premier Off-Broadway non-profit theatrical company, and is a member of the Juilliard Executive Committee.  Marisa also lectures on Theatrical Producing at Commercial Theatre Institute.  She is a graduate of Harvard Law School and a member of the Broadway League.