Roadmap for Recovery and Resilience for Theater

Project Team

Third Edition February 1, 2021
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From the Healthy Buildings Program

Joseph Allen, Assistant Professor of Exposure Assessment Science, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Director, Healthy Buildings Program

Emily Jones, PhD Candidate, Population Health Sciences (Environmental Health), Harvard University

Shivani Parikh, Master of Science student, Healthy Buildings Program, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Naila Segule, Master of Science student, Healthy Buildings Program, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health


From the American Repertory Theater

Diane Paulus, Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director

Diane Borger, Executive Producer

A.R.T. Public Health Task Force

Peter Atkinson, Director, Capital Projects

Rebecca Curtiss, Public Relations Director

Robert Duffley, Editor and Assistant Dramaturg

Tracy Keene, Theater and Facilities Manager

Noreen Major, Chief Development Officer

Mary McGowan, Special Assistant to the Artistic Director

Ryan McKittrick, Director of Artistic Programs and Dramaturg

Dayron J. Miles, Senior Advisor for Civic Engagement and Strategic Partnerships

Rick Noble, Director of Production

Julia Schachnik, Anti-Racism Engagement Co-Lead

Emma Watt, Line Producer

Emily Wilson, Associate Director, Major Gifts

For the Roadmap

Editors: Robert Duffley, Emily Jones

Project Manager & Contributing Editor: Emma Watt

Web Design: David Libbey, A.R.T. Web and Digital Communications Manager

Graphic Design: Joel Zayac, A.R.T. Senior Graphic Designer

Special Thanks

Mary Bassett, Director, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University

William “Ned” Friedman, Director, Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

Byron Harrison, Partner and Acoustics Principal, Charcoalblue

Andy Hayles, Group Chair, Charcoalblue

Howard Koh, Harvey V. Fineberg Professor of the Practice of Public Health Leadership, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Steve Tompkins, Director, HaworthTompkins

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This roadmap is provided for informational and educational purposes only. It is not intended as a set of directions. Please see About the Use of This Resource for further explanation.