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Andy Donald

Andy Donald joined the programming department at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in 2013. He oversees long-range creative projects, new musical series, commissioning works, co-presentations, and free community/civic programming. Some of his producing highlights at NJPAC include: Jimmy Fallon in Conversation with Stephen Colbert, John Leguizamo’s Ghetto Klown (filmed, HBO), American Songbook (with Ted Chapin; filmed, PBS), Meredith Willson’s The Music Man (with  Two River Theater, dir. Robert O’Hara). NJPAC Commissions: The Hip Hop Nutcracker (with United Palace; national tour); NJPAC Stage Exchange (with NJ regional theaters, world premieres). 

Previously, he served as Artistic Director of Naked Angels in New York City: Next Fall (Broadway, Tony Nomination) and This Wide Night (with Edie Falco and Alison Pill, 5 Lortel nominations).  He also spearheaded the merger of Naked Angels with the New School for Drama, establishing the company as the resident professional theater inside the university's graduate program. Education: BFA, NYU/Tisch; MFA, Columbia University.

New Partnerships Grow in the Garden State
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New Partnerships Grow in the Garden State

An Experiment in New Play Commissioning

14 November 2015

John McEwen and Andy Donald introduce the New Jersey Performing Arts Center Stage Exchange and talk with the three partnering theatres.

A clock labelled "Naked Angels" with the word "Tuesdays" beneath it. The clock reads 9:00.
Open Submissions that are Truly Open
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Open Submissions that are Truly Open

18 June 2012

Andy Donald talks about [email protected], Naked Angels' iniative to welcome playwrights to a truly open submissions policy, where they can have a shot at getting their work produced.