Susan Medak

Lecturer in Theater Management


Susan Medak, Lecturer in Theater Management, has served as Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s managing director since 1990, leading the administration and operations of the theatre. She has served as president of the League of Resident Theatres (LORT) and as treasurer of Theatre Communications Group, two organizations that represent the interests of nonprofit theatres across the nation. Medak chaired two panels for the Massachusetts Arts Council and has also served on program panels for the National Endowment for the Arts, the Joyce Foundation, and Arts Midwest. Closer to home, Medak is president of the Downtown Berkeley Association. She is the founding chair of the Berkeley Arts in Education Steering Committee for Berkeley Unified School District and the Berkeley Cultural Trust. Medak is a proud member of the Mont Blanc Ladies’ Literary Guild and Trekking Society.