Jessica Bathurst, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Prior to joining APAC, Jessica held administrative positions at the SDC-League Pension and Health Funds, the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), St. Ann’s Warehouse, and the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College. With her company Geek Ink, she produced Miss Milligan’s Third Grade Class presents “Animal Farm,” The Last One Left, and Raised By Lesbians (FringeNYC 2008). She is an adjunct lecturer in theater management at Brooklyn College, where she administered the MFA in Performing Arts Management program for the 2014-2015 academic year. Jessica is also the co-author of Performing Arts Management: A Handbook of Professional Practices.
Dev Bondarin, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR is celebrating her first anniversary at APAC. During her first season, APAC was nominated for eight NYIT awards and won three–including Outstanding Production of a Musical for Merrily We Roll Along, which she directed. Dev also directed In The Bones, nominated for Outstanding Premiere Production. Other credits: King Lear (American Bard Theater, two NYIT Award nominations), A Home Across The Ocean (MTWorks), Reefer Madness (NYIT Award nomination for Outstanding Musical), and Raised by Lesbians (FringeNYC, 4 Stars Time Out). As Associate Artistic Director of Prospect Theater Company, she curates/directs an annual musical theater lab that has produced over 50 new, short musicals. Member: Lincoln Center Directors Lab. Associate Member: SDC, League of Professional Theatre Women. MFA: Brooklyn College. and BA: Brandeis University. www.devbondarin.
PRODUCTION MANAGER Annie Jacobs moved to Queens in 2005, joining Showman Fabricators, a Queens based scene shop in production management followed by project management. There she worked on Broadway’s Little Mermaid, Sweeney Todd, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, television’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”, “Dr. Oz”, “Disney World’s American Idol Experience” and many others. She joined APAC in 2009 as production manager and has worked on all productions for the last 7 years. She also currently serves as production manager for Queens Theatre. Before coming to New York she received her BFA from the Theatre School at DePaul University followed by her MFA from the School of Drama at Yale University. Find out more about Annie.