The performer, writer, and educator will be the first to take on the role with the company.
After 13 years with the Connecticut org, he’ll finish in July, with Kit Ingui stepping in as acting managing director.
Frank Delaney as join the company as managing director, and Leslie Ishii will serve as interim artistic director.
The Idaho native will succeed Matthew Cameron Clark.
Rider will co-lead the company with incoming artistic director Melia Bensussen.
The performer/director/leadership coach, who founded San Francisco’s Ferocious Lotus, will take the reins of the Twin Cities company this fall.
Artistic director of the Tony-winning TheatreWorks, who will step down in 2020, looks back on 50 years of growth and new work.
As he starts a job leading the theatre that changed his life, he wants to return the favor and make some changes there.
Lee will start at the foundation in September, after serving for 18 years at the NEA.
Greer, who has served as associate artistic director since 2017, succeeds Scott Palmer in the role.