* In March Addison, Texas's WaterTower Theatre welcomed new producing artistic director
FIRST ROW: Robert de Warren, co-artistic director, Sarasota International Dance Festival; Lisa Berger, executive director, Art Center Sarasota; Allan Kollar, producing director, Venice Theatre; lain Webb, artistic director
, Sarasota Ballet; Jeffery Kin, artistic director
, The Players; Richard Hopkins, artistic director
, Florida Studio Theatre; Stephen Miles, director, New Music, New College.
. Ballet, Pointe, Liturgical, Jazz
As the founder and artistic director
of the choir, Turnball was devastated.
I will never forget the words of an artistic director
of one regional theater during a Theatre Communications Group (TCG) National Conference breakout session on diversity several years ago, "It's my theater; I can hire who I want!" It makes one wonder if certain members of the government, although misguided, were not partially correct in attempting to legislate art away from everyone.
* Melia Bensussen has been chosen to be the next artistic director
of Connecticut's Hartford Stage.
Christopher Acebo, Associate Artistic Director
; Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Janet Wong, associate artistic director
of the Bill T.
In July, founding artistic director
Chanda Hall, and executive director Diane Englert both left their positions.
Wes Chapman, Artistic Director
Alice Cox, Director of External Affairs 2726 1st Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233 (205) 322-4300; Fax (205) 322-4444 www.alabamaballet.org
* The City Theatre in Pittsburgh welcomed back Marc Masterson as its artistic director
Susan Quinn, Artistic Director
. Professsional dance educ./post graduate program/BASI Pilates teacher training/summer workshop.