May 8, 2015
Finalist Chosen for Managing Director Position at Performing Arts Center
Following a nationwide search and extensive interview process, College of the Canyons has selected a candidate to serve as the new managing director of the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC).
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees is scheduled to vote Wednesday on the hiring of longtime arts administrator Lindsay Gambini as the PAC’s new managing director, effective July 6.
Gambini has more than 25 years of experience as an arts administrator, with the majority of that time having been spent working in educational settings.
She currently serves as executive director of theatre management and programming at Kean University in Union, N.J. At Kean, Gambini is responsible for programming and managing three theaters while producing more than 350 events annually at the large suburban university.
Gambini also spent seven years as director of arts programming at Montclair State University in N.J. While there, she developed and implemented a variety of arts programs designed to augment the institution’s curriculum and serve the needs of the surrounding community.
She also spent 13 years at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center located at Borough of Manhattan Community College, first serving as managing director and later executive director.
During her career, Gambini has produced and presented more than 1,000 artists and companies in all disciplines, including international artists from more than 30 countries.
Gambini holds a bachelor’s degree from California State University, Fullerton, along with a master of philosophy in theatre (City University of New York), a master of arts in theatre (Hunter College, City University of New York), and a master of arts in performing arts administration (New York University).
Follow the link for more information about the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) at College of the Canyons.