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Stephanie Rolland

Last updated: May 3, 2022

Stephanie Rolland is a freelance creative producer, curator, and arts administrator. Her work is fueled by connection, experimentation, and laughter. She finds her joy in bringing multi-faceted, swirling, human universes together in space to make magic.

Current: Programming Curator, Theater for the August Wilson African American Cultural Center, 2022 Urban Bush Women Choreographic Center Initiative 2.0 Producing Fellow, consultant with ALJP Consulting Group, and Lecturer in Theatre Management with David Geffen School of Drama.

Experience: Co-Founder/Producer - Interfest; Co-Producer - “Building New Pathways” virtual gala for Black Theatre Coalition; A Past Becomes a Heritage, a virtual play reading and panel discussion for CLASSIX and Princeton’s Lewis Center for the Arts, KCACTF SDC Directing Initiative Respondent; Director of Theatre Operations for Theatre Row; Artistic Line Producer for McCarter Theatre; Artistic Administrator for Baltimore Center Stage.

She was chosen as a member of the 2018-2020 cohort of WP Theater Producing Fellows, the Americans for the Arts’ inaugural Diversity in Arts Leadership Lab, and the Theater Communications Group (TCG)’s inaugural Rising Leaders of Color cohort. Stephanie has also served on The Playwrights Realm script reading committee, TCG’s National Awards Committee, LORT’s ‘Equity, Diversity and Inclusion’ Committee and as an NEA Grant Panelist. She holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MFA in Theater Management from Yale School of Drama.

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ThisGen Fellowship

In partnership with Why Not Theatre, the NAC is delighted to announce the 2022 cohort of ThisGen Fellowship. Meet the fellows and faculty.