The two-time Tony Award-winning director will be honored at a gala in March 2020.
Hewett will start the position at the New York City organization in May.
Greco’s accomplishments in theatre were honored at a ceremony last week.
Stage directors and choreographers recognize their peers in 3 categories.
Now in its fourth year, the fellowship honors directors Aprita Mukherjee, Tatiana Pandiani, Mei Ann Teo, Hannah Wolf, and Jenna Worsham.
The new award will honor a director or choreographer for lifetime achievement and distinguished service in the regional theatre.
The SDC Foundation will present the ‘Lion King’ director with this award at a gala event on April 2, 2018.
David Cromer wins the award for outstanding direction and Rachel Rockwell wins for best choreography.
Five emerging directors will received professional development opportunities through the fellowship.
The Tony-winning director will be presented with the award at the foundation’s 2017 gala.