Dara Falco, Managing Director
Dara Falco has been a leader in the Arts and Academic community for over 20 years. She is currently working as the interim Managing Director of Luna Stage in West Orange, NJ, She served as the Executive Director of Newark School of the Arts for two years. Ms. Falco has held positions at such varied venues as Riverspace Arts in Nyack, Columbia University, The John Harms Center for the Performing Arts in Englewood, NJ and numerous Off-Broadway companies. She has worked with varied and numerous artists including Edward Albee, John Amos, Alec Baldwin, Lewis Black, Tom Chapin, Cherish the Ladies, Joe DiPietro, Olympia Dukakis, Ebony Fashion Fair, Eve Ensler, Lauren Flanagan, Ani Di Franco, Sonny Fortune, Israel Horovitz, Bill Irwin, Eileen Ivers, John Malkovich, Nelly Mckay, Joe Morton, Austin Pendleton, Pamela Reed, Peter Reigert, Rosie O’Donnell, Michael O’Keefe, Tony Shalhoub, Pete Seeger, Ron Silver, Jean Stapleton, Jerry Sterner, Meryl Streep, Kathleen Turner, David Yazbek, and Dan Zanes, plus political figures Bill Bradley, Senator Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, John McCain, Ralph Nader, Shimon Peres and Reverend Al Sharpton.
Elliott Forrest, Artistic Director
Elliott Forrest is a Peabody Award winning broadcaster and producer. He is currently heard on Classical 105.9FM WQXR and guest-hosts for Leonard Lopate and John Schaefer and on WNYC. He is the Artistic Director of ArtsRock. He’s produced at The Hollywood Bowl, Lincoln Center and scores of concerts, events and shows. He is the host and producer of the national radio concerts of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center; and hosts and produces regular podcasts for the New York Philharmonic; has been the ‘voice’ of CNN and LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER on PBS. For more than 12 years he was with the A&E Television Network as host of Breakfast with the Arts and Biography.