A native of the Yellowhammer State, Schmidt leaves his post at New Jersey’s Paper Mill after a career that has also encompassed Chicago and Wisconsin theatres.
The artistic director, who has led the theatre since 2011, will step down at the conclusion of the 2018-19 season.
An experienced director and longtime professor at Yale School of Drama, she succeeds the late Jim Houghton at the prestigious school.
Goyanes will take the reins from Howard Shalwitz in September.
He has experience leading Roundabout Theatre Company, Manhattan Theatre Club, and the Alley Theatre.
Where will she take the experimental theatre she inherits from its co-founders? Its history of risk and radicalism points the way.
After more than a decade, the festival’s executive director is stepping down to pursue his Master of Fine Arts degree.
McLellan succeeds Paul Slee, who will depart the company after a decade as executive director.
The Oregon Shakes leader will cross the country to take on a new challenge: to lead a performing arts center at New York’s World Trade Center.
The longtime artistic director will leave to lead the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Performing Arts at the World Trade Center in New York City.