Karen Azenberg
Karen Azenberg
Karen Azenberg has been appointed artistic director of the Pioneer Theatre Company (PTC) and will assume the position on July 1, 2012. She succeeds Charles Morey, who will step down as the theater's leader on June 30.

Azenberg is a New York-based freelance director and choreographer. Among her many credits are productions of Next to Normal, Rent, and Miss Saigon for PTC, as well as regional productions at theaters such as the Alabama Shakespeare Festival and the North Shore Music Theatre, among others.

In addition, she currently serves as the Executive Board President of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC) and is also a board member of the New York Musical Theatre Festival.