Award Winning Theatre Makes Major Announcement

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Award winning Mo`olelo Performing Arts Company announces the appointment of Jessica Bird to serve as interim general and producing manager during Executive Artistic Director Seema Sueko’s upcoming working sabbatical. Bird, who will begin at Mo`olelo on September 10, served as casting director and artistic associate at San Diego Repertory Theatre and brings a wealth of experience including production, directing, administration, teaching and stage management at many local theaters. She recently co-wrote and directed the one woman show “Women in the Mirror, A Dancer’s Journey.” Bird holds a B.A. in Theater and Music from Point Loma Nazarene University and is beginning her Master’s in Non-Profit Leadership and Management at the University of San Diego.

Jessica Bird (left) is pictured with Seema Sueko (center) and Samantha Howell.

Sueko’s sabbatical is thanks to her receiving the Theatre Communications Group’s (TCG) prestigious inaugural “Leadership U(niversity) One-On-One Grant, a $75,000 award that will provide her with a 16 month in-depth mentorship with Molly Smith, Artistic Director of Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater in Washington DC beginning in December 2012.

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