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TODD HAIMES (Artistic Director) joined Roundabout as the Executive Director at the age of 26. From 1983 to 1990, he served in that position, overseeing the company’s finances, marketing and fundraising. Mr. Haimes has been the Artistic Director of Roundabout Theatre Company since July 1, 1990. Prior to joining RTC, Mr. Haimes held positions at Westport Country Playhouse and the Hartman Theatre. He is the former president and currently serves on the board of ART/NY. Mr. Haimes has a Bachelors Degree from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Yale University. He has taught Theatre Administration in the Graduate Program at the Yale School of Drama and the Graduate Theatre Administration Program at Brooklyn College. 
 
 
HAROLD WOLPERT (Managing Director) recently celebrated his 10th anniversary at Roundabout, having joined as Managing Director in 2005. He is responsible for leading all management, administration and operations for the company. He oversees all production, finance, marketing and public relations, audience services, real estate, and house and facilities management, including labor relations, contract negotiations, capital project planning, and legal and human resources. Under Mr. Wolpert’s leadership, Roundabout developed a branding and positioning campaign, opened the Stephen Sondheim Theatre and created the business and operating plan for the theatre, the first LEED®-rated “green” venue on Broadway, developed and supervised an overhaul of marketing strategies that lead to increases in subscription and single ticket sales, oversaw Roundabout’s first national tours, and served as executive producer of The Importance of Being Earnest Live in HD film exhibited worldwide. A Philadelphia native, Mr. Wolpert earned a Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Wolpert served as Company Manager at Circle Repertory Company and Manhattan Theatre Club before transitioning to the role of General Manager at the Tony Award-winning Alley Theatre in 1994. He returned to Manhattan Theatre Club in 2000 as General Manager during the time that Doubt and Proof won the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Awards® for Best Play. He was also a key member of the management team that supervised all aspects of the Biltmore Theatre restoration and created the theatre’s operating plan. Mr. Wolpert teaches graduate studies at Brooklyn College’s Theatre Department as an Adjunct Lecturer to the M.F.A. Program in Performing Arts Management. He currently serves on the Executive Committee of the League of Resident Theatres, of which he is also a Vice President, the Board of Directors of Theatre Communications Group and The Foundry Theatre, and is a member of the Broadway League. Mr. Wolpert served on the Board of Directors of the League of Off-Broadway Theatres and Producers from 2000–2012. He has served as a guest lecturer and as a grants panelist and consultant for Pew Charitable Trust, Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council, and Carnegie Mellon Master of Arts Management Program. His volunteer activities have included serving as the Board Chairman for AIDS Foundation Houston and currently as a volunteer for The Trevor Project.
 
 
JULIA C. LEVY (Executive Director) has more than 30 years of experience in the not-for-profit sector. She joined the Roundabout Theatre in February 1990 as Director of Development with the primary responsibility of managing the annual fundraising campaign. In her 25 years with the company, Julia has helped guide its growth from a small off-Broadway company operating one theatre to a leading not-for-profit institution with five theatres in the Broadway district. She works closely with the Board of Directors to ensure the artistic excellence and financial health of the organization. She has a broad range of experience managing multi-million dollar annual and capital campaigns. In addition to its fundraising program, she oversees the company’s government relations, arts education program, archive, and institutional public relations efforts. Prior to Roundabout, she held fundraising positions at the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Born in Woodbridge Connecticut, she received her BS in Business Administration from the University of Vermont, attended Harvard Business School Executive Education program, and is a member of the CORO Leadership New York Class of 2000. She currently serves on the Times Square Alliance Board of Directors, the NYC Department of Education Advisory Council for Arts Education and Hunter College Theatre Advisory Board. In 2015, Julia was named to Variety’s list of New York Women of Impact. She has served as a panelist for the Connecticut State Council on the Arts, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, and the Mellon Foundation. She is a frequent lecturer on arts management, sponsorship, governance and fundraising.