Mixed Blood Theatre has appointed Amanda White Thietje (pictured, above) as its new managing director. She replaces the retiring Pj Doyle, who held the administrative post for three years. 

Thietje, who has master's degrees from Columbia and Minnesota State University - Mankato, has worked at Lincoln Center and other venues in New York. She moved to the Twin Cities in September 2011 to head Mixed Blood's free admission program, Radical Hospitality. 

The company also announced that it has appointed Charlie Moore, its longtime director of touring, as its general manager, a new position. Moore started as marketing director at Mixed Blood in 1984. His broadened responsibilities now include finance, fundraising, and facilities.