Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Announces

Paul Brohan as New Deputy Director

Baltimore – March 19, 2015 –
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation announced today that Paul Brohan, formerly of the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland, will join the Foundation as Deputy Director, Programs effective March 25, 2015. Mr. Brohan will be responsible for all aspects of Foundation programs, including development and management, research, evaluation, and budgeting. He succeeds Adam Bernstein who served as Deputy Director for over nine years and announced his retirement in January.

The Foundation manages 16 distinct programs offering support for performing arts presenting, artist fellowships, filmmaking and touring, the traditional arts, and international cultural engagement. In addition to serving the nine states and jurisdictions that make up the mid-Atlantic region, Foundation programs reach throughout the United States and the world.

Mr. Brohan most recently served as Director of Artistic Initiatives at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. In this capacity, he was responsible for setting the vision and strategic direction of a multi-disciplinary presenting program through programming, partnerships, and community engagement. He also served as the Associate Director for Cultural Participation at Clarice Smith where his duties focused on programming, operations, productions, and community outreach.

Alan Cooper, Executive Director of Mid Atlantic said “I am delighted to welcome Paul Brohan to Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the arts and especially in performing arts presenting. He will be able to help provide the vision and management that will move our programs forward ensuring rich and rewarding experiences for artists and audiences alike.”

With 30 years of non-profit arts management experience, Mr. Brohan has held positions with the Theatre and Interpretation Center at Northwestern University; the Department of Music at the University of California, Santa Barbara; Ballet Michigan at the Flint Institute of Music; and the Department of Theatre at the University of Michigan, Flint. He has served on grant review panels for the National Endowment for the Arts, Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour, and Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation. He served as a Hub Site Representative for the National Dance Project of the New England Foundation for the Arts, is a member of Theatre Communications Group, and a past member of The African Contemporary Arts Consortium, Major University Presenters, and the Joseph Jefferson Awards.

About Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation develops partnerships and programs that reinforce artists’ capacity to create and present work, advance access to and participation in the arts, and promote a more sustainable arts ecology. For more information on the Foundation’s programs and services, please visit: www.midatlanticarts.org