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Arts Corps Appoints New Executive Director

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Jan 16, 2017

On January 13, Arts Corps (Seattle, WA) introduced James Miles as their new executive director. According to Arts Corps, “James brings extensive experience in arts education, most recently as the Director of Education at Urban Arts Partnership in New York City. James has led workshops for multiple celebrated theater programs and taught theater and education as an adjunct professor at NYU. He serves on the board of directors for the Association of Teaching Artists and the Teaching Artist Journal.”

“When I first read about Arts Corps, I knew I had to find a way to work here. It is such a dynamic organization, rooted in artistic exploration and dedicated to social justice,” said James. “I am thrilled and overwhelmingly grateful to be asked to join Arts Corps as executive director. I look forward to collaborating with staff, youth, board, and Arts Corps supporters, so that we can build on the already impressive accomplishments of this wonderful organization.”

Read more about the appointment here.

About Arts Corps

Arts Corps is a leading non-profit arts education organization dedicated to developing creative habits of mind in young people. Based in Seattle, Washington, Arts Corps bring hands-on arts classes to youth with little or no other access to arts learning opportunities, predominately children in low income communities of color.

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