Cynthia Rider Named New Executive Director of Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Rider has previously served as managing director at Kansas City Repertory Theatre. Prior to serving in that position, Rider served as the company's associate director for advancement and administration, raising over $7 million for a capital/endowment campaign, and launching a five-year plan for new work development which resulted in the world premieres of A Christmas Story: The Musical! and Venice. She has also worked as executive director of Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey.