Werder takes Portland post

Tom Werder will succeed William Chance as managing director of the Portland Stage Company following a four-week transition period after he joins the resident nonprofit theater, of which Greg Leaming is a. d., in May.

Werder started his career as a lighting designer and stage manager Off Broadway and in Australia prior to co-founding kissane Prods., a nonprofit organization producing fundraiser concerts.

After earning a Yale School of Drama theater administration M.F. A. he was assistant to the m. d. of Baltimore’s Center Stage, assistant m. d. of Boston’s Huntington Theater Company, and associate g. m. of Yale Repertory Theater. Most recently he was product manager in charge of Rosco Laboratories’ fog machine division.

Chance leaves the Portland company at the end of the current season to pursue other opportunities.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Legit News from Variety