(Boston, MA) The New England Foundation for the Arts announced that Derek Schwartz has been appointed to the role of program associate for the National Theater Project. 

Prior to NEFA, Derek served in multiple roles in communications, production, and content creation. He will continue to volunteer with Brain Arts, directing their communications efforts. Earlier he served as a visitor member service associate at the St. Louis Art Museum, and held roles in production at a live music venue and producing live in-studio sessions at local radio stations in St. Louis, MO. He has worked with multiple news publications as a freelance music journalist and continues to work as a freelance designer and photographer.   

“We are excited to have Derek on board; his communications and production experience, combined with his customer service commitment, are a crucial addition to the program,” said program coordinator Meena Malik.

Born in Wayland, MA, Derek grew up in Concord, MA, and holds a B.A. in English from Washington University in St. Louis. He currently resides in Allston, MA.

About NEFA
The New England Foundation for the Arts invests in the arts to enrich communities in New England and beyond. NEFA accomplishes this by granting funds to artists and cultural organizations; connecting them to each other and their audiences; and analyzing their economic contributions. NEFA serves as a regional partner for the National Endowment for the Arts, New England’s state arts agencies, and private foundations. Learn more at www.nefa.org.

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