Theresa MacNaughton Joins Hartford Stage as Community Outreach Associate
Hartford Stage welcomes Theresa MacNaughton as Community Outreach Associate. Through sales, promotions, grassroots efforts, and event management, as the new Community Outreach Associate, Theresa will serve as a vital link between the theatre and our many communities.
As Community Outreach Associate, Theresa will be responsible for creating and managing promotions and outreach efforts including group ticket sales, community partnerships, and special events at Hartford Stage. She will also cultivate relationships with different communities connected to the theatre as well as promote Hartford Stage to the tourism community.
After receiving a B.S. in journalism from Southern Connecticut State University, Theresa MacNaughton became Public Affairs Assistant at the Connecticut Hospital Association. In 1999, Theresa went on to become Assistant Manager at Waldenbooks and then Merchandising Supervisor and Event Coordinator at Borders Books & Music for five years.
Now entering its 50th Anniversary season, Hartford Stage is one of the nation's leading resident theatres, known internationally for producing classics, provocative new plays and musicals, and neglected works from the past, as well as a distinguished education program that reaches 21,000 students annually. Hartford Stage has earned many of the nation's most distinguished awards, including a Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre, the Margo Jones Award for Development of New Works, OBIE awards, two New York Critics Circle Awards, a Dramatists Guild/CBS Award and an Elliot Norton Award, and has produced nationally renowned titles, including the Broadway productions of Enchanted April and Our Country's Good and the Off-Broadway productions of The Orphans' Home Cycle and The Carpetbaggers Children. In the fall of 2013, the Hartford Stage production of A Gentlemen's Guide to Love and Murder will open at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Broadway. The leading provider of theatre education programs in Connecticut, Hartford Stage's offerings include student matinees, in-school theatre residencies, teen performance opportunities, theatre classes for students (ages 3-18) and adults, afterschool programs and professional development courses.