Ari Schrier is a founding member of Pipeline Theatre Company and was named Artistic Director in 2013, after serving for 3 years as Director of Artistic Development. With Pipeline she has worked as an actor, director, playwright, and producer and developed Pipeline’s second stage programming from the ground up. From 2011 – 2015, Ari also served as the Member Engagement Coordinator and then Marketing & PR Manager for the National Guild for Community Arts Education where she produced professional development and networking events across the country. She now works as Senior Program Director for Tutor Associates where she works closely with families and students to develop learning programs that best suit their needs. Ari speaks regularly on the topics of nonprofit management, founding a theater company, theater production, and leadership at the Commercial Theater Institute, Atlantic Theatre Company, ART/New York, NYU, and Columbia University. In 2017, Ari was named a 40 Under 40 Rising Star in the New York nonprofit sector by NYN Media.
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