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TODD HAIMES (Artistic Director/CEO) 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. 
 
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. 
 
SYDNEY BEERS (General Manager) joined Roundabout Theatre Company in 1995. She has held various positions at the organization, including Director of Sales and Director of Administration. As Roundabout’s General Manager, she oversees the company’s Broadway and off-Broadway productions across five venues. She is also the Executive Producer on all of Roundabout’s musicals. Prior to Roundabout, she had worked at the Shakespeare Theatre, Walnut Street Theatre Company and Delaware Theatre Company. Sydney is a graduate of Catholic University and has studied theatre abroad at various intuitions such as Oxford University, the Royal Shakespeare Company and London University. She is proud to be member of the Broadway League.  
 
STEVE DOW (Chief Administrative Officer). In October of 2016, Steve was elevated to the position of Roundabout Theatre Company's Chief Administrative Officer, after serving as the Associate Managing Director since 2014. In this position, Steve is responsible for oversight of the administrative functions of the organization including finance, legal, facilities and operations, audience services, human resources, information technology and institutional management. Prior to joining Roundabout, Steve worked at Bespoke Theatricals (formerly Nina Lannan Associates) for over seven years during which time he served as General Manager or Associate General Manager of numerous Broadway productions and tours. Steve received an M.F.A. with honors from Columbia University in the Theatre Management and Producing program. During his time at Columbia, he worked with Barlow Hartman Public Relations and the general management branch of Jujamcyn Theatres. Prior education includes a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, and a J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of Law. A native of Northern California, Steve practiced labor and employment law in San Francisco for ten years before making his way east to work in the theatre. He is admitted to practice law in New York and California, and is active with the League of Resident Theatres (LORT) as well as a member of the Broadway League.