According to press notes, "Reside will lead a team of staff in expanding access, services, and outreach connected to The Billy Rose Theatre Division, one of the largest and most comprehensive archives devoted to the theatrical arts. Reside succeeds Karen Nickeson, who retired from the position in June." Reside formerly held the title of Digital Curator for the Performing Arts – a position in which he created and oversaw digital archiving and related services.
In a statement, Reside said, ""I have seen first-hand what a vital resource The Billy Rose Theatre Division is to the theatrical community in New York and all around the world...[and] I am thrilled to have the opportunity to continue and build on that tradition in this new capacity."
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