The 45-year-old Pennsylvania theatre will also initiate a national search to fill out its senior artistic leadership team.
Dramaturg, playwright, and director Addae Moon has joined the Atlanta company.
Bobbitt will assume the role of executive director for Mass Cultural Council on Feb. 1, 2021.
The former Dad’s Garage ensemble member will step in after Jon Carr’s departure.
Carr will leave Atlanta’s Dad’s Garage for a move to Chicago to lead all three of Second City’s locations.
Inspired by the company’s efforts to address systemic inequalities in the field, the move opens the door for dynamic new leadership.
The Detroit native, a founding board member of the company, has joined the leadership team.
The previous executive artistic director, Robyn Flatt, will continue on with the company as executive director/founder.
Chapman is leaving the organization after 25 years.
Peter J. Kuo and Danyon Davis will step in for Smith, who has led the conservatory for 25 years.