Nancy Safian

Coordinator at Brown University

Location
Providence, Rhode Island Area
Industry
Higher Education

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Nancy Safian's Overview

Current
Past
  • Program Manager, Project Open Door at Rhode Island School of Design
  • Coordinator at Brown University, ArtsLiteracy Project
  • Education Coordinator at Trinity Repertory Company
Education
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Nancy Safian's Experience

Coordinator, Theatre Arts and Performance Studies

Brown University

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

2010Present (4 years) Providence, RI

Coordinator for academic events and building management in the Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies. Responsible for scheduling, studio and classroom maintanence, and other space-related needs for Lyman Hall. Also responsible for production aspects of academic events including coordination of technical requirements, publicity, budget management, and logistics planning for visiting artists. Additional work includes fundraising assistance for events, writing press releases and designing posters and web pages.

Program Manager, Project Open Door

Rhode Island School of Design

Educational Institution; 501-1000 employees; Higher Education industry

20052010 (5 years)

Founding manager of Project Open Door, a RISD-based college access program for underserved public high school students interested in attending art and design college. Collaborated across academic and administrative departments to ensure involvement of campus partners. Developed and managed ongoing partnerships with high schools, and managed all written and visual grant evaluation materials. Taught graduate course on community arts in the Department of Teaching + Learning.

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

20012005 (4 years)

Coordinated residencies and helped develop curriculum for professional development and literacy program that links artists with literacy teachers. Administered all aspects of the program including grant writing, evaluation and program management.

Education Coordinator

Trinity Repertory Company

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Performing Arts industry

19962001 (5 years)

Initiated new education programs at Trinity Rep including Theatre Ambassadors, Project Discovery Plus and the internship program. Coordinated Project Discovery Matinee Series and wrote study guides for educators.

Nancy Safian's Skills & Expertise

  1. Grant Writing
  2. Higher Education
  3. Program Development
  4. Teaching
  5. Non-profits
  6. Community Outreach
  7. Student Affairs
  8. Volunteer Management
  9. Grants
  10. Fundraising
  11. Student Development
  12. Event Planning
  13. Academic Advising
  14. Graphic Design Software

Nancy Safian's Education

Smith College

MFA, Dance

19881990

Thesis: Working Relationships: The Dance Rehearsal

Northwestern University

B.S., Communications

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