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Frank Mack – Utah Shakespeare Festival
August 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Frank Mack is the Executive Producer of the Utah Shakespeare Festival. He is a Veteran of theater companies across the United States. Hailing from Connecticut, where he most recently served in a leadership role at the Connecticut Repertory Theatre and also teaching arts administration at the University of Connecticut. He is considered a decisive leader and a passionate advocate for the arts, especially theater.
Other Theatres: managing director at California Shakespeare Theatre, Berkeley, California; Connecticut Repertory Theatre, Storrs, Connecticut; Geva Theatre Center, Rochester, New York; New Jersey Shakespeare Festival, Madison, New Jersey; project manager at Arena Stage, Washington, D. C.; management consultant at Center Stage, Baltimore, Maryland; African Continuum Theatre Washington, D. C.; American Contemporary Theatre Festival, Shepherdstown, West Virginia; Resident Ensemble Players, Dover, Delaware
Publications: American Journal of Arts Management, ISSN: 2333-3537, “Our Wills and Fates do so Contrary Run–A Case Study on the Closure of Shakespeare Santa Cruz,” published in June 2016, http://www.artsmanagementjournal.com/
Teaching Credits: associate professor and founder of graduate programs in arts administration at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut; developed curriculum for the graduate online certificate and master of fine arts in arts administration and taught graduate online and live courses, as well as live graduate and undergraduate courses in theatre management, governance and leadership, and fundraising while serving as major advisor for twelve MFA students and twenty-five online students
Education: BGS in acting from the University of Kansas, Lawrence; MFA in directing from Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia