Jeanna Vella

Director of Education and Communications, Seventh Season

Jeanna is delighted to continue to be a part of the thriving arts community in Cincinnati! An arts administration professional, Jeanna has worked with several arts organizations in New York, NY including the Marilyn Horne Foundation, NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, and The Araca Group as well as in Louisville, KY at the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival and in Cincinnati at the Cincinnati Ballet before starting at Cincy Shakes in 2010. She is also currently an adjunct faculty member at Miami University’s College of Creative Arts teaching a course in Arts Management as well as a clarinetist in the Southwest Ohio Symphonic Band. In 2015, Jeanna was selected as a member of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber’s C-Change Class 10. In 2016, she was nominated for the Cincinnati Business Courier’s 40 Under 40 Awards. She holds an M.A. in Performing Arts Administration from New York University and a B.M. in Music Education from Miami University. Much love to her family and friends; there’s no place like home! Follow her and CSC on twitter @cincyshakes.