Chief of Civic Engagement, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Jonathan Moscone serves as Chief of Civic Engagement for Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, envisioning and implementing strategies to fulfill YBCA’s role as a citizen institution in the city’s neighborhoods, schools and throughout the civic realm. Prior to YBCA, Jonathan served for 16 years as Artistic Director of California Shakespeare Theater. He has directed at theaters across the country including Berkeley Repertory Theater, Alley Theater in Houston, American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, and Huntington Theater in Boston. He serves on the national board of Theater Communications Group in New York City, the local board of Theater Bay Area in San Francisco, and he is member of the San Francisco Film Commission.
A graduate of the Yale School of Drama with an MFA in Directing, he received inaugural Zelda Fichandler Award by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation in 2009 for “exceptional contribution to the national arts landscape through regional theater work.”