Jody Cauthen is elated to begin her role as Executive Director of the Community Theatre of Greensboro. A resident of Greensboro since 1998, she has taught Theatre and Arts Management at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) and Elon University from 2000-2017.  Ms. Cauthen holds a Masters degree from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota in Arts Administration and a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Performance from Northern Kentucky University.  Ms. Cauthen has worked in marketing and management at HartfordStage, Centerstage in Baltimore, The Barn Dinner Theatre, The National Theatre of the Deaf and The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park.

She is an active arts consultant and has served as moderator and participant in such conferences as The Association of Arts Administration Educators, The UNCG Arts Summit, Wake Forest University Creativity Conference, The UNCG Bryan School of Business’s Entrepreneurship in the Arts forum, The Art of Public Memory Conference, Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC), and the Southern Entrepreneurship in the Arts annual conference.