Trinity Rep Executive Director Leaving for Role at Connecticut Musical Theatre

Tuesday, November 18, 2014


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Michael Gennaro

Trinity Repertory announced that Executive Director Michael Gennaro will be leaving his position to take on a leadership role with East Haddam, Connecticut's Goodspeed Musicals as the Executive Director. Gennaro will begin his work with Goodspeed in February of 2015. 

“It is with mixed emotions that I announce I will be leaving Trinity Rep to become the Executive Director at Goodspeed Musicals in Connecticut,” Gennaro said about leaving the company that he joined in 2007. 

“Michael has been an outstanding leader of Trinity and the arts community of Southeastern New England for the past eight years, and a dear friend to so many of us. We will miss him,” added Suzanne Magaziner, Chair of Trinity’s Board of Trustees. 

While at Trinity, Gennaro managed an $8 million budget and over 100 artistic and administrative staff. He also led the way in putting Trinity back on financially stable ground has took the lead in an $18 million capital campaign which will wrap up next month. 

In leaving,Gennaro says “I have been lucky beyond words that Trinity and Providence have been home to my wife and me for the last eight years. During that time, I have been surrounded by a truly supportive and generous board, an extraordinary staff of talented and dedicated people, and one of the great acting companies in America. I am very proud of all that we accomplished together and I am confident Trinity's path will remain steady and true.”


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