News from On and Off York Street

Terrence Dwyer ('88)
July 31, 2019

Terrence Dwyer (’88) Named McCallum Theatre’s President and CEO

Dwyer most recently served as president of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Orange County, a position he held for 13 years.

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Sheila Nevins
May 8, 2019

MTV Appoints Sheila Nevins (’63) Head of New Documentary Division

The former president of HBO Documentary Films says she is feeling “lucky” and “engaged in making a difference.”

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Harvey Sabinson
April 23, 2019

Broadway Press Agent Harvey Sabinson Passes Away at 94

The Tony Honoree for Lifetime Achievement helped form the theatre administration department at Yale School of Drama in 1965.

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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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