Assistant Professor I
Todd Dellinger earned a Bachelor of Arts in Theater Performance and a Master of Arts in Arts Management from American University. He has extensive experience of multi-faceted and in-depth participation in enriching lives through the management of arts institutions. Before joining the faculty of Rider University’s Westminster College of the Arts, he was the founder and executive director of TexARTS Association for Visual and Performing Arts in Austin Texas. His previous positions include serving as executive director of A Noise Within classical repertory theater company in Los Angeles and executive director of Elisa Monte Dance in New York. For three years he was also executive director of the Martha Graham Dance Company and School in New York.
He has taught Arts Management at Saint Edwards’ University in Austin, where he served on the Dean’s Advisory Board in the College of Humanities. He has served as review panelist for the Los Angeles County Arts Council and the New York City Arts Commission and as a member of the Lakeway Arts Commission in Texas. He has been a presenter for the International Conference of Arts Administrators and Dance, USA, and he has managed arts-related special events in New York, Los Angeles and Austin. Mr. Dellinger has produced numerous critically-acclaimed shows for TexARTS – including The Music Man with three-time Tony nominee Rebecca Luker and her Broadway costar Jim Walton; Big River with Broadway’s Lawrence Hamilton and Carousel with Patrick Cassidy.
Committed to both the performing and the visual arts, he has produced exhibits for TexARTS in Austin and served as the liaison between the Martha Graham Company and SUNY Binghamton, which presented the works of Isamu Noguchi that were created for Martha Graham works.
Mr. Dellinger is a past member of Actors Equity Association, the Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television & Radio Artists.