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.