The Queens Theatre Board of Directors today announced the appointment of Taryn Sacramone as managing director. Sacramone comes to the Queens Theatre from the Astoria Performing Arts Center, where she served as executive director for eight years
“We are delighted that Taryn is joining the Queens Theatre as our new director. She possesses an exciting and remarkable vision for the future of arts programming in Queens. Her arts management experience will be invaluable in making our vision a reality”, said Frances A. Resheske, Queens Theatre President of the Board. “Taryn’s passion for quality and diverse programming is unwavering”.
Sacramone will begin her new position in August. “I have been invested in the advancement of the arts in Queens for a long time, and am honored and thrilled to have this new opportunity”, said Taryn. “I look forward to working with the Queens Theatre board of directors and staff to continue to grow one of the borough’s most exceptional cultural institutions.”
Taryn will lead the theatre by setting its vision and strategy, overseeing operations and fundraising and marketing. She will oversee the artistic work produced and performed at the theatre.
Sacramone is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Kenyon College in Ohio and studied abroad at St. Catherine’s College at Oxford University. After graduation, she came to New York to study acting at the Atlantic Theater Company in Manhattan. She resides in Queens with her husband and son.