Dan McArdle

Managing Director 2011 – 2014

Dan McArdle joined The Neo-Futurists as Managing Director in June of 2011.  He is also currently a Board Member with the League of Chicago Theatres, a membership organization serving over 200 Chicago theaters. Dan received his masters degree from DePaul University’s MFA/Arts Leadership Program, a two-year master of fine arts program that combines a Fellowship position at Chicago Shakespeare Theater with coursework at DePaul University.  In addition to work with contracting, development and event management during his Fellowship at Chicago Shakespeare, Dan coordinated producing efforts for the Silver Jubilee Gala, a 25th Anniversary celebration that raised more than $1.24 million in support of the Theater’s far-reaching education programs.  Prior to enrolling in the arts leadership program, Dan spent three years as the Finance Manager with Lookingglass Theatre Company.  Dan is a former artistic Company Member with Theatre Seven of Chicago and also served as their General Manager.  He has also held arts management positions with Goodman Theatre, Westport Country Playhouse in Connecticut and Forestburgh Playhouse in upstate New York.  Dan received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Stuff by Dan

State Park Renovation - Summer 2013

Neo-Futurist regulars are all too familiar with our multi-purpose lobby/classroom/rehearsal room dubbed the State Park, which has been slowly deteriorating ...

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