New Hires at Signature Theatre, Serino Coyne, and More in the Theatre Industry

Industry News   New Hires at Signature Theatre, Serino Coyne, and More in the Theatre Industry
See who has recently joined the team at high-profile artistic institutions across the United States.

Check out the latest roundup of new industry hires at theatre organizations around the country.

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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.

Ben Bartolone
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.

Michael Hartman
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.

Natasha Sinha
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.

Leah Smith
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.

Johann Zietsman
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.

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