New Rep Artistic Director, Michael J. Bobbitt, has been appointed as the new executive director of the Mass Cultural Council, effective February 1, 2021.
Bobbitt will be stepping down from New Rep to assume his new role. He was identified as the preferred candidate of the Council’s Search Task Force through an extensive, nationwide search. The recommendation to hire, made by Chair Nina Fialkow, was enthusiastically endorsed by Vice Chair Marc Carroll and the members of the Search Task Force.
“We are thrilled to welcome Michael to Mass Cultural Council and look forward to working with such an engaging and accomplished leader,” said Deputy Director David T. Slatery. “Massachusetts’ cultural sector is dealing with massive economic devastation from COVID-19, while simultaneously engaging in difficult conversations to understand how to collectively act to promote equity and ensure access for all. Mass Cultural Council is preparing to lead by example, and
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