Gretchen Wright (T’09)

Summer 2013 - Gretchen Wright (T’09) is the Management Assistant at Court Theatre in Chicago, and will be starting her MFA in Theater Management at Yale School of Drama in the fall. Additionally, she’s been the Business Manager for Laboratory Dancers for two years and most recently helped produce the company's first cross-country tour, which took place in June.

Summer 2012 - Wright is now working full-time as the Management Assistant at Court Theatre (at the University of Chicago), where she assists the Artistic and Executive Directors, coordinates the theatre's internship program, and works with the General Manager to contract all actors and designers. Her fledgling company, Sour Mash Productions, just completed a residency at the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) where they developed a new play titled A Natural Progression of our Prolonged Stay, co-written and devised by Martin Zimmerman (Duke '07 of course!). Additionally, she is a performer and the Business Manager for Laboratory Dancers, a modern dance company that provides Chicago with accessible and affordable dance performance and education.