Executive Artistic Director and Founding Playwright
AJ BAKER co-founded 3GT in 2011 and has helmed the company since its founding. Baker has served as Executive Producer for 3GT’s eight New Works Festivals and all of its full productions, in addition to overseeing the presentation of 100+ on-stage readings and works-in-progress performances to date. Under Baker’s leadership 3GT has grown from a single reading series into a full-fledged theatre company that offers development and production opportunities to an ever-expanding group of women theatre-makers who reflect the uniqueness and diversity of the Bay Area. In 2020, she created 3GT's company-wide tenth anniversary project radio play, The Sins & Secrets of Tabard Lake, which debuts in 2021.
Baker is an award-winning playwright whose full length plays include Disruption (world premiere April 2018, Z Below; 3GT 2017 Festival Prize winner; Semi-Finalist, 2018 Bay Area Playwright’s Festival); Entanglement (world premiere Nov. 2016, Z Below; 3GT 2015 Festival Prize winner); The Anniversary Effect (Semi-Finalist, 2015 Bay Area Playwrights Festival; Top-10 Finalist, Capital Repertory Theatre’s 2014 Next Act! New Play Summit; Finalist, 2014 3GT New Works Festival); The Right Thing (world premiere March 2012, Thick House); Glickman’s Third Act (Semi-finalist, 2011 Bay Area Playwrights Festival). A proud member of Dramatists’ Guild and long-time participant in the Will Dunne Dramatic Writing Workshops, AJ has also served on the board of PlayGround and as an independent producer for 429 Productions. She has been a member of 3GT's Board of Directors since 2011. From 2005-2020 she was Managing Partner of the San Francisco law firm Levine & Baker LLP.