His departure, agreed upon after multiple allegations of inappropriate backstage conduct, ends his three-decade run at the theatre.
Supported in creating work for any medium, they will explore themes of Middle Eastern culture and community within the U.S.
He leaves the company after six years, triggering a nationwide search for his successor.
An experienced nonprofit producer, she will start in the job in August.
The leadership team of the Ohio theatre expands in anticipation of reopening.
A collaboration with Artist-in-Residency Serenbe will grant Dad’s Garage artists time and resources to develop new work.
The new commission supports Asian American playwrights through a monetary award, institutional support, and a staged reading.
The director’s position will include workshops, artistic planning support, and hiring powers.
This year’s honorees receive a cash award in support of their work, which spans genders, nations, languages, and media.
She’ll replace the improv theatre’s longtime managing director, Lara Smith, starting in August.