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Narda E. Alcorn
Chief of the Stage Management Department, Yale School of Drama (New Haven, CT)
Alcorn, a Yale alum, returns to the school for a five-year appointment beginning July 1, 2019, after heading the stage management programs at DePaul University and New York University. She will also serve as the stage management advisor at Yale Repertory Theatre.
Artistic Director, kef theatrical productions (New York, NY)
Succeeding co-founder Adam Fitzgerald, Ben Bartolone, a New York-based actor and Leviathan Theatre and Active Theater Company alum, will lead the artist-driven company.
Managing Director, Serino Coyne (New York, NY)
In a newly created position, the press agent (founder and CEO of The Hartman Group) will join the advertising agency's staff of artists, innovators, and strategists to oversee new business development.
Director of Artistic Programs, Signature Theatre (New York, NY)
Previously LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater's associate director and an associate producer at Barrington State Company, Sinha will join the Off-Broadway institution in December. "Natasha has great taste, intelligence and insight, as well as strong collaborations with artists. I know she will be a terrific addition to our outstanding artistic staff," said Artistic Director Paige Evans.
Artistic Director, Detroit Repertory Theatre (Detroit, MI)
Smith will take over as Artistic Director from Bruce Millan. Currently the marketing and development director, she will be the first new artistic director of the DRT in 61 years.
CEO and President, Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts (Miami, FL)
Previously the CEO and President of the Arts Commons in Calgary, Alberta, as well as the founder of two community youth initiatives in South Africa, Zietsman will take over his new post in the new year. He will build upon a commitment to community engagement, diversity, and inclusion in the Miami area.