Move of the Month
The College of Fine Arts on the University of Texas campus in Austin named Bob Bursey executive director of Texas Performing Arts, starting Jan. 1. Bursey comes to the venues from New York, where he serves as executive director of the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College. Befoe that, Bursey was producing director of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company.
Lindsay Allbaugh was promoted to associate artistic director and Neel Keller to associate artistic director/literary director for Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles, which consists of the Ahmanson Theatre, Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City.
The Victoria Theatre Association in Dayton, Ohio, appointed Andre Bennington director of programming and licensing. Bennington held the same position at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul, Minn.
The Performing Arts Center Eastside in Bellevue, Wash., named Annie DiMartino education director. DiMartino was the director of education for Book-It Repertory Theatre and director of education for Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Conn.
Media and sports executive David Levy was named CEO of Barclays Center and the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets. He spent 32 years at Turner Broadcasting, the last six years as president.
AEG named Rob Hampton general manager of the Palm Springs (Calif.) Convention Center. He will also oversee venue management operations for the Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism, Visitor Center and Welwood Murray Memorial Library.
BSE Global promoted Nick Vaerewyck to senior vice president of programming and business operations at NYCB Live: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.