Carla L. Jackson

Assistant Dean, David Geffen School of Drama; General Manager, Yale Repertory Theatre; Title IX Coordinator and Discrimination and Harassment Resource Coordinator; Assistant Professor Adjunct of Theater Management

Carla L. Jackson (she/her/hers) has been appointed Assistant Dean/General Manager at David Geffen School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre. She also joins the faculty of the Theater Management program as Assistant Professor Adjunct.

A seasoned nonprofit administrator with decades of experience running theater and academic programs, Carla L. Jackson returns to the Geffen School, where she earned her M.F.A., from the Yale Schwarzman Center, where she most recently served as the Audience Services Manager. She also creates favorable business-to-consumer and what she describes as heart-to-heart/heart-to-mind relationships for clients including Nike, Austin Community College Center for Public Policy, the California Wellness Foundation, the California African American Museum, the Hip Hop International Dance Championship, and Bright Now Beyond by artist Daniel Alexander Jones.