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4615 Theatre broadcasts transition to shared management

The founding Inventive Director of 4615 Theatre Firm, Jordan Good friend, has introduced his determination to step again from day-to-day management obligations and can not be the creative director of the corporate. He’ll stay concerned in a brand new volunteer function, as chair of the board, to proceed supporting the corporate’s endeavors. The remainder of the present management crew, Gregory Keng Strasser, Paige Washington, Jacob Yeh, and Stevie Zimmerman, will now lead the corporate collectively.

New 4615 management crew: Gregory Keng Strasser, Paige Washington, Jacob Yeh, and Stevie Zimmerman.

In a observe despatched to 4615’s neighborhood of supporters, sponsors, and collaborators, Good friend defined his determination as coming on the proper time, each for a private profession shift and for the corporate. “As 4615 has grown over the previous few years, it’s been my hope to assist construct one thing that might finally exist with out its founder, and have new voices lead its subsequent chapter…” As he palms over the route of the corporate to Strasser, Washington, Yeh, and Zimmerman, Good friend provides, “whereas I’m going to overlook collaborating with them, I really feel honored that all of them stepped ahead to take this on. Along with being gifted artists, they’re DC space locals who’re invested in our theatre neighborhood and 4615 is in such good palms with them.”

Jordan Good friend. Photograph by Jeffrey Mosier.

Strasser, Washington, Yeh, and Zimmerman are within the means of defining their roles as leaders of the corporate and the way this extra horizontal mannequin will develop. However relating to Good friend’s departure they’re unanimous. Zimmerman, who has directed 4 productions for 4615 Theatre, mentioned, “Jordan has been an outstanding creative accomplice over the past a number of years. Though I’ll miss his extra instant involvement in our work, I’m thrilled he’ll proceed on as head of our board and I do know he’ll at all times be a artistic sounding board for me, and a real accomplice in our work as an organization.” Infinite Tales director Strasser provides, “I’m wishing Jordan one of the best of luck on his subsequent step. He has been a unprecedented founder, thought-partner, director, and artist to work with. To create and lead an organization for 8 years is not any straightforward feat, however Jordan has approached the function with humility, kindness, and an open coronary heart. I do know he shall be missed, however am sure that his subsequent step shall be an amazing one.”

Developing subsequent, 4615 will announce a double invoice of one-acts, together with a world premiere, to be carried out at The Writers’ Heart in February 2023, with extra particulars to comply with.


4615 Theatre Firm started when a bunch of rising artists staged a Seventeenth-century tragedy in a number of rooms of a home. The corporate started producing full-time in 2017 and, in just some years, has quickly expanded from backyards and basements right into a thriving skilled theatre; a hub for each reinvigorated classics and daring new works, and for exploring the connections between tales from throughout the ages. The corporate has hosted quite a few world and regional premieres, and steadily produces large-scale, narrative-driven work in intimate settings and located areas. In 2020, the corporate received the John Aniello Award for Excellent Rising Theatre.



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