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Get to Know Executive Director Matt Chapuran

Matt Chapuran (Executive Director) was Managing Director of the Lyric Stage from 2014 to 2018. He was previously Managing Director of Stoneham Theatre, where he ran the 2010 Boston Marathon with Producing Artistic Director Weylin Symes in support of Stoneham Theatre’s educational mission. Matt has also served as Director of Development for Conservatory Lab Charter School and managed institutional giving for The Huntington Theatre. At the Nora Theatre Company, Matt was Managing Director during the inception of a capital campaign that ultimately led to the construction of the Central Square Theater.

Matt is currently co-president of NEAT (New England Area Theatres), a bargaining collective of 12 regional theatres, and  is a member of the Create the Vote Coalition and its Policy Platform working group. He currently teaches Arts Management at Emerson College. He has performed, taught, and directed improvisation for two decades, including as a part of Babson College’s MBA program, as one half of The Angriest Show in the World. His short stories have appeared online in The Bookends Review, Bridge Eight, Prose Online, and Variant Literature. He lives in Roslindale with his wife and their three daughters.