Maltais steps into the position as the theatre resumes in-person programming for the upcoming fall season.
The company has added two new artistic positions alongside artistic director, including the company’s first resident playwright.
His departure, agreed upon after multiple allegations of inappropriate backstage conduct, ends his three-decade run at the theatre.
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.
For the first time in the company’s history, the theatre’s ensemble has formally elected dual artistic leaders, one of whom is their first leader of color.
She leaves after 14 years leading the theatre she founded alongside her husband, Barry Bennett.
She’ll replace the improv theatre’s longtime managing director, Lara Smith, starting in August.
Rebecca Bradshaw and Cary Bland Simpson will spearhead the Ithaca theatre in its first artistic administration change in over a decade.