Chad Herzog is joining the University of Arizona as the executive director of UA Presents, effective Aug. 12. In his new role, Herzog will oversee all aspects of UA Presents, the UA’s performing arts presenter, by providing creative vision for the organization and curating programming.
Herzog is currently the co-executive director and director of programming for the International Festival of Arts and Ideas in New Haven, Connecticut, where he is responsible for the overall artistic vision, and conceiving, developing and implementing artistic and humanities events. He also oversees community engagement and marketing, and provides strategic direction, financial oversight and fundraising support.
“I am honored and thrilled to be joining the University of Arizona and the great staff at UA Presents, all while returning home to Arizona,” said Herzog, who was born and raised in Phoenix.
Herzog has a Master of Fine Arts in interdisciplinary arts from Goddard College and a bachelor’s in arts administration and communication from Juniata College.