Press Room

PTC to Introduce New Managing Director

Media Contact:
Kirsten Park
801-581-6270
kirsten.park@ptc.utah.edu
Vreni Romang
801-581-7222
vreni.romang@ptc.utah.edu

Pioneer Theatre Company to introduce new managing director to Salt Lake City media

Who:
Pioneer Theatre Company’s Board Chairman Dan Lofgren will join former chairman and head of the search committee David Gee, PTC Artistic Director Karen Azenberg, and members of the search committee from the University of Utah.
What:
After a ten-month national search conducted by an outside firm involving PTC board members and leaders from the University of Utah, Pioneer Theatre Company will introduce the managing director who will replace the retiring Chris Lino.
When:
The press conference will be Monday, February 25, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.Light refreshments will be available. The new managing director and other participants will be available for interviews beginning at about 11:20 a.m.
Where:
The press conference will be held in the lobby of Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre, at 300 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, Utah, on the University of Utah Campus. Reserved parking will be available, and the plaza in front of the southern entry is also available for press vehicles.
Why:
Pioneer Theatre Company is one of only two fully professional regional theatres in the state of Utah and has operated in-residence on the University of Utah campus since 1962. Chris Lino has served as managing director since 1989 and the incoming managing director will be just the third in PTC’s 56-year history.
Contact:
For more information, contact Kirsten Park, Director of Marketing and Communications at 801-581-6270 or Vreni Romang, Publicity Manager
at 801-581-7222
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Pioneer Theatre Company, a theatre in residence at the University of Utah, operates under an agreement between the League of Resident Theatres (LORT) and Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States. Pioneer Theatre Company, Salt Lake City’s only fully professional theatre, performs at Roy W. and Elizabeth E. Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre, located on the University of Utah campus at 300 South and 1400 East in Salt Lake City, easily accessible by TRAX light rail. Free parking is also available and the theatre is equipped with an elevator, handicap parking, hearing assistance devices and other easy-access features.