News from On and Off York Street

Meghan Pressman
April 9, 2019

Center Theatre Group Names Meghan Pressman (’10, SOM ’10) Managing Director

Pressman is the first female managing director in Center Theatre Group’s 52-year history.

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Jason Najjoum ('18)
March 25, 2019

Synetic Theater Hires Jason Najjoum (’18, SOM ’18) as Managing Director

“It is very exciting to think of the places Synetic can go with Jason at the helm,” says Founding Artistic Director Paata Tsikurishvili.

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Gretchen T. Wright '17
March 11, 2019

Westport Country Playhouse Appoints Gretchen T. Wright Director Of Development

Managing Director Michael Barker says Wright (’17, SOM ’17) “is a rising star with drive and ability that will take the Playhouse to the next level.”

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JC Salinas ('03)
December 14, 2018

JC Salinas (’03) Makes the Ivies Accessible to Low-Income Kids

His college readiness program is making the dream a reality for kids from low-income and immigrant families.

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Jacob G. Padrón ('08)
November 8, 2018

Jacob G. Padrón Named Artistic Director at Long Wharf Theatre

Padrón (’08, Theater Management Faculty) has worked to amplify the voices of Latinx playwrights and build artistic homes for artists of color.

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Flo Low ('17)
October 27, 2018

Flo Low (’17) appointed Associate Director of Arts Programs for the Israel Institute

Low will direct the Visiting Israeli Artists Program, which brings 10 Israeli artists for one semester each year as guest teachers at American universities.

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Rachel Shuey ('18)
September 14, 2018

Rachel Shuey (’18) Named Executive Director of LAByrinth Theater Company

Shortly after graduating in May, Rachel took up the post of Executive Director at LAByrinth Theater Company, a non-profit Off-Broadway company based in New York City.

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Stephanie Ybarra
August 10, 2018

Stephanie Ybarra (’08) Named Artistic Director of Baltimore Center Stage

“Stephanie Ybarra is one of the rising stars of the American nonprofit theatre,” said Oskar Eustis, Public Theater’s Artistic Director.

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Kathy (Ruoran) Li
July 25, 2018

Kathy (Ruoran) Li (’18) Named Managing Director of Playwrights Foundation

Kathy recently served as the Associate Managing Director for Special Events at Yale Rep.

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Adam J. Frank
June 20, 2018

Waterwell Appoints Adam Frank (’18) First Managing Director

Artistic Director Arian Moayed cited Frank’s “business savvy coupled with his pursuit of changing lives through theater.”

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