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Stage 773 has announced the appointments of Jill Valentine as Executive Director and Jack Short as Managing Director.
Prior to her role as Executive Director, Valentine, a founding principal of Stage 773, served as Director of Theater Management and has been with the theater since 2004. In addition to her new position, Valentine functions as the Executive Producer of both the Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival and the Chicago Women’s Funny Festival.
As Managing Director, Short will assist in the day to day function of Stage 773’s tenants, including ticketing, marketing, and various other roles. Short, a longtime employee of Stage 773, has worked in the Chicago non-profit theater business for over 20 years and has been at 1225 W Belmont since 1998.
Both roles go into effect immediately.