The Board of Ttrustees of the Friends of Levitt Pavilion Dayton welcome Lisa Wagner as their Executive Director. Jeff Ireland, Board chair, said, “We are delighted to have Lisa as the first Executive Director, to lead Levitt Pavilion Dayton as an important asset in the community. Lisa brings extensive experience in programming and audience experience and development.”
Lisa has spent the past 14 years of her career working for the Victoria Theatre Association, most recently as the Vice President of Ticketing and Hospitality. Lisa was part of the team that opened the Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center in 2003. She has been part of the senior leadership team for the past 10 years with responsibility over Ticket Center Stage, Citilites Restaurant and Catering, and audience services. She has also been part of the programming team that presented many successful series. “I am honored and excited to be joining Levitt Pavilion Dayton as Executive Director. I have been fortunate to have learned so much at the Victoria Theatre Association, thanks to the leadership that allowed me that growth” Lisa comments. “Now I am looking forward to working alongside the Board to advance the mission of Levitt Pavilion Dayton. It will be great to lead the team that will create a space to bring our community together with the power of free, live music, to enjoy at least 50 concerts annually. Levitt Pavilion Dayton will be an integral element to invigorating our inner core.”
About Levitt Pavilion Dayton
When completed in 2018, Levitt Pavilion Dayton will be located on Dave Hall Plaza and will become the eighth signature Levitt Pavilion, joining Denver, Pasadena, Arlington, Memphis, Bethlehem, and Los Angeles. Central to the Levitt Pavilion’s mission is the creation and the development of gathering spaces that will result in stronger, healthier, and interconnected neighborhoods. Levitt Pavilion Dayton will provide 50 free concerts to the community, featuring local, regional national and international musicians, with an emphasis on creative and diverse programming.
Construction of Levitt Pavilion Dayton will begin in the Fall of 2017 with the venue opening in June 2018.