Managing Director – New Village Arts
Alex comes to New Village Arts from La Jolla Playhouse, where he spent three and a half years, first as the Audience Development Manager and then Corporate Relations Manager. In those roles, he worked extensively with UC San Diego, several of the top innovative companies in the high tech and bio tech sectors, and many military organizations throughout San Diego County. In Chicago, Goodman worked with several large and small theatre companies including Victory Gardens, Steppenwolf, and the award-winning Strawdog Theatre where he served as Managing Director for two years. He is also the co-founder of MOB Productions, a theatre company dedicated to the shared experience of popular culture. Goodman earned his BA in Theatre from Western Michigan University, and his MFA in Theatre Management from Wayne State University in his hometown of Detroit. Goodman currently serves on the steering committee of San Diego’s Rising Arts Leaders, The City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture Cultural Tourism Committee, and is a graduate of the American Express Leadership Academy through the Center for Creative Leadership.