CINCINNATI: Know Theatre’s managing director, Alexandra Kesman, will leave the theatre next month, on Dec. 15. Kesman has been on staff at the theatre since 2008 and was promoted to managing director 2011.
“It’s never been just a job for me. it’s been a home, it’s been my family,” she told the Cincinnati Enquirer. “It’s been much more a commitment. It’s an entire organization on my shoulders. It’s making sure that this place exists. And it takes much more than a 9-to-5 job.”
The theatre will not replace Kesman. Instead, the duties of her job will be divided among Know’s current staff. To ensure a smooth transition, Kesman will continue to volunteer at the theatre.
Know Theatre was recently featured in American Theatre‘s “Know a Theatre” series.
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