Joshua M. Feder is the Assistant General Manager for Emerson Stage. As a theater maker and arts manager, he aims to promote empathy, tell important stories with unique perspectives, create collaborative spaces for everyone to do their best work, and make a more inclusive industry and art form.
Joshua was previously the Education Director and Artistic Associate of the New London Barn Playhouse in New London, NH. He created and oversaw the expansion of the Junior Intern Company, Summer Camps, and School Year Programs for 15 years. With the Junior Interns, he produced over 60 productions in an overlapping repertory process of 4-6 shows in 9 weeks each summer. In addition, he produced the Monday night concert series, and was part of a multi-million dollar capital campaign toward the construction of a year-round facility.
Joshua served as the Marketing & Communications Manager for “Lit & Chill Podcasts,” a series that contextualizes and contemporises classic literature. He spent three years as the Director of Theater at the Kingswood Oxford School in CT, where he reinvigorated their theater program and served as the Faculty Advisor for the Gender & Sexuality Alliance. Previous experience includes positions at Roundabout Theatre Company, Goodspeed Opera House, and Wonderstruck Players.
As a producer, director, choreographer, and educator, Joshua has worked with professional, college, teen, and youth organizations. He received his BA in Theater from Dartmouth College and his MFA in Directing from UC Irvine, where he also received his Certificate in Arts Management.