BALTIMORE: Single Carrot Theatre has named Emily Cory to be its new executive director, succeeding interim managing director Alix Fenhagen, beginning May 15. Cory will lead the organization alongside artistic director Genevieve de Mahy, while Fenhagen will continue on as a member of Single Carrot’s ensemble and board.
“I am delighted to have Emily Cory join Single Carrot Theatre,” said de Mahy in a statement. “Her passion for an experience in equity and accessibility in the arts and arts education will propel our vision of Single Carrot’s future forward.”
Previously, Cory worked with the Maryland State Department of Education’s Office of Fine Arts as a project manager helping to create and execute programs, professional development, resources, and events centered around elevated, equitable, and accessible arts education. While there, Cory also worked as a teaching artists and theatre director for multiple Maryland schools and theatre companies.
“After five years with the Maryland State Department of Education’s Office of Fine Arts,” said Cory in a statement, “I am thrilled to be moving back to my theatre roots with Single Carrot Theatre. I have a passion for the theatre and for Baltimore City, and I couldn’t be more honored to serve those communities in this new role. I am inspired by the work and mission of Single Carrot Theatre and can’t wait to continue the revolution.”