Programs Coordinator, A.R.T/NY
Hope Chavez is a creative producer and arts administrator in New York City. Hope currently serves as the Programs Coordinator at A.R.T./New York consulting with and administering programming for more than 405 nonprofit theaters in New York. Primarily focused on education, accessibility, grant panels, and body autonomy programming, Hope acts as a hub of information and resources to organizations ranging from $5,000-$10million in size. Since 2015, Hope has run The 24 Hour Company’s young artist development program, The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals. As the Managing Producer of Nationals, Hope has been instrumental in deepening the application pool to reach more diverse artists 25 and younger across the country. Additionally, Hope works as the Managing Producer for Keen Company’s educational initiative, Keen Teens, which serves high school students across the five boroughs of New York City. In addition to managing the production elements for the semester-long program, Hope is particularly focused in growing the mentorship and community engagement aspects of Keen Teens.