The longtime deputy dean and professor at Yale School of Drama, who also served as Yale Rep’s managing director, will end her tenure next June.
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Medak, who has held the position since 1990, says that the job is a lot like climbing mountains.
Abe succeeds Meghan Pressman (’10, SOM ’10), who will be the first woman to serve as managing director of Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles.
Dwyer most recently served as president of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Orange County, a position he held for 13 years.
The former president of HBO Documentary Films says she is feeling “lucky” and “engaged in making a difference.”
The Tony Honoree for Lifetime Achievement helped form the theatre administration department at Yale School of Drama in 1965.
Pressman is the first female managing director in Center Theatre Group’s 52-year history.
“It is very exciting to think of the places Synetic can go with Jason at the helm,” says Founding Artistic Director Paata Tsikurishvili.