Joshua Borenstein

Lecturer in Theater Management

JOSHUA BORENSTEIN, Lecturer in Theater Management, is in his seventh season as Long Wharf Theatre's Managing Director. During his tenure, Long Wharf celebrated its 50th anniversary season; led the Off-Broadway transfer of Satchmo at the Waldorf to New York;completed a $4 million, award-winning renovation of the Claire Tow Stage at the C. Newton Schenck III Theatre; established a new endowment to fund new play development; expanded its community engagement initiatives with nationally recognized programs; and doubled the size of its education department.  Borenstein also worked at Long Wharf from 2003 to 2007 in various general management capacities.  Prior to Long Wharf, Borenstein served in various roles at AMS Planning & Research, Yale Repertory Theatre, and Trinity Repertory Company.  Borenstein was also at the Huntington Theatre Company through Theatre Communication Group's "New Generations" program. 

Borenstein is a Lecturer in Theater Management at the Yale School of Drama.  He has also been a guest lecturer at Wesleyan University, Southern Connecticut State University, and Boston University. He has served as a grant panelist for the NEA, ArtsMidwest, the Greater Hartford Arts Council, and the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven.   Borenstein currently serves on the boards of Theatre Forward and the Connecticut Arts Alliance, and he is an Associate Fellow at Pauli Murray College at Yale.  He was recognized in Connecticut Magazine’s “40 Under 40: Class of 2014.”  Borenstein is a graduate of Wesleyan University and the Yale School of Drama.