Vineyard Theatre is proud to announce a new member of the 2023-2024 Vineyard Board of Directors, and new Board leadership.
Veteran talk show host and actress Rolonda Watts will join as an Artistic Board Member. Annette Stover, long time Vineyard Board member, has been elected to serve as Board Chair. Sue Marks, an entrepreneur and investor who joined The Vineyard Board in 2020, has been elected Board President.
“These fearless women are stepping into leadership roles at The Vineyard during a pivotal transformation in our field. It's an exhilarating time,” says Managing Director Suzanne Appel. “Their dedication to supporting our team and board, while driving the evolution of our organizational strategies, is invaluable. Their unique perspectives and mentorship are the cornerstone of my inspiration, fueling our team's adaptability to the evolving needs of our communities and artists.”
As the newest member of The Vineyard Board, Watts shares, “I am beyond honored and elated to have been asked to serve on the esteemed board of directors for Vineyard Theatre, a bastion of creativity, inclusion, and tireless dedication to nurturing diverse voices in the theatrical world. This extraordinary theatre has not only been a platform for my own Off-Broadway debut, but has also championed countless artists, amplifying their stories and advocating for their rightful place in the spotlight. Vineyard Theatre is a beacon of hope, embracing the power of storytelling to break down barriers. I am humbled and grateful to join the passionate team behind the scenes and contribute to their invaluable mission that resonates so deeply within my heart."