Originally from Chapel Hill, NC, Shane D. Hudson was most recently the Director of Development at Elevator Repair Service Theater, located in Manhattan. He graduated with honors from the Yale School of Drama Theater Management Program, where he served as Managing Director of the Yale Cabaret and as the Assistant Managing Director of Yale Repertory Theatre. Before attending Yale, Shane was the Associate Director of Development at PlayMakers Repertory Company in Chapel Hill, NC. He served on the Board of Directors for Arts North Carolina and Triangle ArtWorks and was a social media consultant for arts organizations throughout the state. Shane received his BFA in Theater Management from Emerson College in Boston. While in Boston, Shane produced numerous productions at the Emerson Majestic Theater, served as General Manager and Marketing Director for Blue Man Group, managed the historic Charles Playhouse, and was the Executive Director of StageSource, the Alliance of Theater Artists and Producers. He also served on the StageSource Board of Directors for eight years. Shane founded GhostLight Media, Inc., a consultant group providing New England arts organizations with general management, marketing, and event planning services.