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1.19.18

NEFA Appoints New Associate for CreativeGround

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Photo: Jeffrey Filliault/NEFA

(Boston, MA) The New England Foundation for the Arts announced that Morganna Becker has joined the organization as the associate to support CreativeGround, NEFA’s free online directory of New England’s creative sector.

Prior to NEFA, Morganna held several roles that engaged the public in creative endeavors. Her extensive experience in the performing arts ranges from writing, directing, and producing to performance, stage management, and design. Morganna has worked with multiple dance and theater companies from Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Italy, and Massachusetts, where her own theater company, Pizza Box Manatee, is based. She has served as the business coordinator for Green Street Studios in Cambridge. She also served as a manager at several cafes, where she coordinated staff and catering departments. As a Master Artist for Paint Nite, she continues to instruct large painting and other arts and crafts projects, encouraging self-described “non-artists” to explore their creativity.

“Morganna’s experience in a variety of arts and business roles, combined with her customer service mindset, make her a perfect fit for NEFA as we continue to explore new ways CreativeGround can serve the creative sector in New England,” said Dee Schneidman, program director, research and creative economy.

Originally from Pittsburgh, PA, Morganna holds a B.A. in Theater and Dance from Trinity College, and resides in Medford, MA.

About NEFA
The New England Foundation for the Arts invests in artists and communities and fosters equitable access to the arts, enriching the cultural landscape in New England and the nation.  NEFA accomplishes this by granting funds to artists and cultural organizations; connecting them to networks and knowledge-building opportunities; 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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