Rebecca Ende Lichtenberg joined Studio Theatre as Managing Director in 2018. Previously, she served as the Managing Director of Theater J for eight seasons, during which time she led the theater through an Artistic Director transition and was instrumental in growing income by 29%. Prior to that, she worked in arts marketing at Sitar Arts Center, Theater J and Ford's Theatre. She currently serves as the Chair of Adjudication Committee for theatreWashington and on the Steering Committee of ArtsActionDC. She previously served as the President of the Board of Forum Theatre and as a Helen Hayes Judge. She holds an M.A. in Arts Administration from Columbia University, a Certificate in Budgeting and Finance from Georgetown University, and is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Strategic Perspectives in Non-Profit Management program.