Diane Claussen has been named Managing Director for Court Theatre after a 12-month, nationwide search. She previously held managing director and assistant professor positions in the department of theatre arts at Ithaca College in Ithaca, N.Y., and served as managing director for George Street Playhouse in New Jersey.
Department of Music
Cliff Colnot has been appointed Resident Conductor of the University's Contemporary Chamber Players, one of the best Chicago-based ensembles specializing in 20th century works. Colnot has long been an important contributor to the Chicago music scene, working as a conductor, teacher, composer and arranger.