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Alana Parvey Zalas Named Managing Director at About Face Theatre

The former Route 66 Theatre business manager succeeds Dean Carpenter in the role.

CHICAGO: About Face Theatre has named Alana Parvey Zalas as its new managing director. Zalas succeeds Dean Carpenter, who stepped down in 2016.

Alana Parvey Zalas
Alana Parvey Zalas

“We are thrilled to welcome Alana to the About Face team,” said artistic director Andrew Volkoff in a statement. “Her precision and strong finance skills will be a huge asset to the organization. Adding Alana expands our staff to the largest it’s been in recent years and renders us poised for growth like never before.”

Zalas most recently served as business manager at Route 66 Theatre, and she will remain an artistic associate for the company. She is also the bookkeeper for Barrel of Monkeys. She graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy, from Northwestern University and from the Second City Training Center writing program.

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