Kokandy Productions announced the appointment of Derek Van Barham as the company's new Producing Artistic Director, succeeding Allison Hendrix.
Barham is joined by three new artistic associates: Adrian Abel Azevedo, Leda Hoffmann and Nik Whitcomb. The new artistic team is supported by Kokandy's board of directors, which includes Preston Cropp, Allison Hendrix, Gitta Jacobs, Scot Kokandy and Katie Svaicer.
Van Barham is a member of the Red Tape Theatre ensemble. He was previously artistic director of The Ruckus and associate artistic director of Pride Films & Plays.