Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Names David McDermott as New Executive Director

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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Names David McDermott as New Executive Director

David McDermott Koya Leadership Partners congratulates Hubbard Street Dance Chicago on the appointment of David McDermott as its new Executive Director.

McDermott’s selection was made after a thoughtful and comprehensive search overseen by Koya.

McDermott will serve as Executive Director of Hubbard Street alongside Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton.

Dave will make an exceptional partner as we move Hubbard Street into our 40th Anniversary Season and beyond,” says Edgerton. “I’m looking forward to guiding the company and working together to broaden our reach here in Chicago and internationally, and continue to expand our education, artist training, and artistic programming.”

Hubbard Street’s core purpose is to bring artists, art and audiences together to enrich, engage, educate, transform and change lives through the experience of dance. Hubbard Street continues to be an innovative force, supporting its creative talent while presenting repertory by major international artists.

McDermott will join Hubbard Street as its fourth Executive Director in its 40-year history. McDermott brings extensive knowledge of Chicago’s cultural and political scene, currently serving as the First Deputy Commissioner of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE).

Read the full press release: Hubbard Street Announces Executive Director David McDermott.