Friday, June 2, 2017

Actors’ Equity Announces First-Ever Director of Diversity - BACKSTAGE

by Isabelle Lichtenstein 
Originally published: June 1, 2017

Nicole S. Smart has been named the first-ever Director of Diversity for the Actors’ Equity Association according to a press release issued today.

As the holder of the inaugural position, Smart will be responsible for overseeing Equity’s inclusion goals by furthering diversity within both the organization and the larger theater community.

Smart brings a specific set of skills after previously serving as the Associate Director of Leadership Development for the National Collegiate Athletic Association and as legal coordinator for the National Football League’s Management Council.