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(M.F.A./M.B.A. ‘21) is a fourth-year joint degree candidate with the Yale School of Drama (M.F.A.) and Yale School of Management (M.B.A.). He also serves as the Associate Director for Stakeholder Engagement with Yale Schwarzman Center. Before coming to Yale, he was the Education Director for the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival where he led education programming, founded grass roots community engagement projects, and directed and produced Shakespeare On Tour.
(M.F.A. ’95), Dean of Yale School of Drama and Artistic Director of Yale Repertory Theatre. Previously he held leadership positions at the Great Lakes Theater Festival, Cornerstone Theater Company, and The Acting Company.
(M.F.A. ’89), Chair and Professor in the Practice of Theater Management at Yale School of Drama. Previously she held leadership positions at the Long Wharf Theatre, Theatre Communications Group, and Center Stage, and was a securities litigator with the Boston law firm of Gaston Snow & Ely Bartlett.
(M.F.A. ’89), Executive Director of Theatre Communications Group. Previously, she held management positions at the Children’s Theatre Company, the Wilma Theater, and the Guthrie Theater.
Leandro A. Zaneti
(M.F.A. ‘19) is a Consultant at ALJP Consulting. He is a Brazilian-American creative producer focused on developing and producing live performance by and for people of color. He is a co-founder of Codify Art, a Brooklyn-based multidisciplinary artist collective foregrounding the work of queer and trans artists of color. He has previously worked with The Public Theater, Steppenwolf Theatre, The New Group, Yale Repertory Theatre, and Capacity Interactive, a digital marketing consulting firm for the arts.
(M.F.A./M.B.A. ’08), Director and Assistant Professor of Arts Administration at University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Previous management positions include Executive Director of Children’s Theatre of Charlotte and Managing Director of PlayMakers Repertory Company.
(M.F.A. ’10), Managing Director of Ping Chong + Company. Previously held management positions at The Civilians, Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, Leveraging Investments in Creativity, and New England Foundation for the Arts.
Managing Director of the Berkeley Repertory Theatre and Lecturer in Theater Management at Yale School of Drama. Previously she served as President of the League of Resident Theatres and held management positions at The Guthrie Theater, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Northlight Theater, and People’s Light and Theater Company.
(M.F.A. ’72), Founder and Creative Consultant at ArtsEmerson and Lecturer in Theater Management at Yale School of Drama. Previously held management positions at ArtsEmerson, American Repertory Theatre and Yale Repertory Theatre.
David J. Roberts
(M.F.A. ’08), is the Executive Director of 651 ARTS. He is also a co-founder of the Artists’ Anti-Racism Coalition—a grassroots effort to help the Off-Broadway community dismantle systems of exclusion and oppression. Previous management positions include Executive Director of Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) and Managing Director of the Classical Theatre of Harlem.
(M.F.A. ’09), Communication Officer at the European Commission. Previous management positions include Director of Communications at the National Arts Museum of Catalonia, and Assistant to the Cultural Attaché in the Spanish Embassy in London.