Victoria Nolan

Professor Emerita of Theater Management

Victoria Nolan, Professor in the Practice Emerita of Theater Management, was Deputy Dean of David Geffen School of Drama, Managing Director of Yale Repertory Theatre, and on the faculty in Theater Management from 1993–2020. Previously she was Managing Director of Indiana Repertory Theatre (with Artistic Directors Tom Haas and Libby Appel), Managing Director of Ram Island Dance Company (with Artistic Director/Choreographer Andrea Stark), and Associate Managing Director at Baltimore’s Center Stage (with Artistic Director Stan Wojewodski, Jr. and Managing Director Peter Culman).

She has chaired national grant panels, served on foundation review boards, and consulted in strategic planning, institutional assessment, executive searches, and board development for both academic and arts organizations.

For eight years, she served on the Board of Theatre Communications Group and on the LORT Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee. At Yale, she served on the President’s Committee on Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging from 2014-2020. She received the 2019 Kennedy Center Medallion for her work co-creating the LORT/Kennedy Center ASPIRE Leadership Fellows Program as part of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival that she continues to co-facilitate with LORT colleagues Curt Columbus (Trinity Repertory Company Artistic Director), Kelvin Dinkins Jr. (Yale Repertory Theatre General Manager), and Khady Kamara (Second Stage Managing Director).