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Scott Anderson

Marketing Consultant

Scott Anderson has been consulting in the hospitality and arts sectors for the past 15 years. Prior to this, he was the Marketing Director for a Chicago area restaurant group where he also served as talent buyer for three jazz venues. He is an actor with many stage and on-camera credits and holds a Master of Fine Arts from the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University. As a musician he's been a part of numerous original groups, but most recently he plays Fred Schneider in a B52s tribute band. He lives in Chicago with his wife and daughters.

Sarah Curran

Sarah Curran

Interim Executive Director

Sarah Curran is an arts consultant and curator who recently served as the Consulting Curator for the Experimental Performance Initiative (eXp) at the University of Chicago. Her broad arts knowledge covers music, theater, dance, contemporary performance, visual arts, and film. Sarah’s curatorial practice includes fostering interdisciplinary work and socially responsive programming. From 2017 until 2019, Sarah served as the Director of the Center for the Arts at Wesleyan University, known for its adventurous programming and academic integration. She simultaneously served as Managing Director of Wesleyan’s Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance (ICPP) a low-residency Master’s degree program offering artist-centered curatorial training in time-based art. Prior to her time at Wesleyan, Sarah spent eight years with Stanford Arts as the Director of Programming and Partnerships, and then as the first Associate Director of the Stanford Arts Institute. She has worked with The Tribeca Film Festival, Martha Graham Dance Company, the Chicago Humanities Festival, and North Lawndale College Prep Charter High School. Sarah holds an MA in Performance Studies from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, an AB from Princeton University, and certificates in Curatorial Practice in Performance from Wesleyan University and management from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.

Claire Snarski

Claire Snarski

Graphic Design Specialist
Wolfe, Jessica

Jessica Wolfe

Director of Production and Education

Jessica Wolfe joined University of Chicago Presents in January 2020 after five years of serving as Managing Director for contemporary chamber group, Fifth House Ensemble. With a decade of experience in arts administration, music, and education, Jessica thrives in connecting communities through the transformative power of shared musical experiences. Serving as an arts ambassador, Jessica completed a fellowship with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago in 2016, where she implemented projects in communities not previously connected to the arts. In addition to her role with University of Chicago Presents, Jessica enjoys teaching a studio of bass students and serves as the Managing Director for New Music Chicago’s 2021 Ear Taxi Festival.