The Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, the legit helmers’ union, has juggled its leadership, with Karen Azenberg stepping up from exec VP to prexy of the org.
Azenberg, a director-choreographer who works frequently in the regionals, replaces Pam Berlin, who is ankling the post after six years as prexy and 19 as a board member.
Larry Carpenter, a director whose credits include Gotham legit as well as daytime soaps, will be the new exec VP.
Laura Penn, currently the managing director of Seattle’s Intiman, will become the org’s new exec director. Intiman will soon launch a search for Penn’s replacement.