Board of Directors:

Founding Director
Jonah Bokaer | Choreographer

Chair Emerita

Patsy Tarr

Officers
Chair, Paul McCann
Vice Chair, Thomas H. Lee
Secretary, Helen Allen

Directors
Jonah Bokaer
Michèle Gerber Klein
Thomas H. Lee, MD
Paul McCann
Brent Sikkema

Advisors
Helen Allen
Richard A. Anderman
Youness Anzane
Nicole Birmann Bloom
Wayne S. Blank
Lili Chopra
Rosalind Dear
Stephanie French
Alexander Gorlin
Claude Grunitzky
Steven Johnson
John Lithgow
Turid Meeker
Lorcan O’Neill
Sheela Raj
Ronald Rudolph
Martha Sherman

Honorary
Daniel Arsham
Marina Abramovic´
Frederick W. Beinecke
Christophe de Menil
Micki Wesson
Robert Wilson

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Team:

Libby Rush | Studio and Office Manager
Stephanie Tack | Executive Director
Natasha Katerinopoulos | Program Manager (Jonah Bokaer Choreography)
Young-eun Go | Communications Intern
Lena Engelstein | Development Intern

 

Libby Rush considers herself from more than one place. she trained in Nashville under the direction of Tina Trinkler for 10 years in the styles of ballet, contemporary, jazz, and tap. in 2012, she moved to Philadelphia to further pursue her dance education under the direction of Donna Faye Burchfield at the University of the Arts. she has performed in works by artists Katie Swords-Thurman, Jesse Zaritt, Sidra Bell, Douglas Becker, Helen Simoneau, Curt Haworth, Tommie Waheed-Evans, Doug Varone, and Netta Yerushalmy to date. libby graduated with a BFA in Dance in May 2016. most recently she worked with Xavier le Roy as part of Camping, a program by the CND in Paris. now in Brooklyn, she is excited for a new chapter and is in process for a new work of her own. she is new to the arts administration world, and is so happy to be a part of this team at Chez Bushwick.


Stephanie Tack
is keen on dance, with a BFA in Dance from the University of California, Santa Barbara, an MFA in Dance from the Hollins University/American Dance Festival Program and 20 years of experience in arts management for the performing arts in NYC and beyond.  Most recently, she was the Artistic and Managing Director of the Capitol Theatre Center multi-arts complex in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (an 800-seat historic theater, a 160-seat white box theater, an arts gallery and adjoining dance studios).  Prior to that, Stephanie served as the General Manager of the Jose Limon Dance Foundation, General Manager of CPR (Center for Performance Research), Finance Manager for Trajal Harrell, Development Manager and Company Manager for Jennifer Muller/The Works, Events Coordinator for Roseanne Spradlin Dance, Grant Writer for Kitty McNamee/Hysterica Dance and White Wave/John Ryan Theater, Development Associate at Dance Theater Workshop and Tour Coordinator and Tour Director at Academic Arrangements Abroad.  A true renaissance woman, Stephanie has a unique 360-degree perspective on performing arts management with specialties in production, events, development and finance.


Natasha Katerinopoulos is a New York based performing arts manager, raised in the island of Crete, Greece. Since 2011 she has worked with Jonah Bokaer Choreography, the Martha Graham Dance Company and various independent artists for projects presented at the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, BAM | Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the Onassis Cultural Center, the Hudson Opera House, the Winspear Opera House Dallas, the SummerStage Festival, CounterCurrent Festival, the Pérez Art Museum Miami, the Parrish Art Museum, EMPAC, the Brisbane Powerhouse, Hebbel am Ufer Theater Berlin and other venues in the United States and Europe. Natasha holds a BA in Theater Studies from the University of Patras, Greece and an MA in Arts Politics from the Department of Art and Public Policy, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU.

Young-eun Go is from South Korea. After graduating a Major in English, she is keen on communicating and engaging with people from all around the world and with different cultures. After a first experience overseas in Greece as exchange student, where she explored nine European countries, she aim at pursuing an international career. Young was engaged in Pusan Student Interpreters’ Association in 2016 and served as an academic leader of English department for the second half of the year. She had also been a leader of a dance team in a church for five years.

Lena Engelstein is a Brooklyn-based dancer and performer from New Jersey and Colorado. She holds a BA in Mathematics from Colorado College and, since moving to New York, has performed with Saga Dance Company and Lisa Fagan Dance Problems. She has allowed her passion for the arts to guide her into administrative work and feels incredibly lucky to work with Jonah Bokaer and the team at Chez Bushwick.