Celebrity Series of Boston Announces New Artistic Director

By David Salazar

The Celebrity Series of Boston has announced the appointment of Artistic Director Nicole Taney.

She will commence her new role during the 2023-24 season.

Taney, who is currently the Director of Artistic Planning and Operations at the Spoleto Festival USA, will oversee artistic strategy and programming with the Celebrity Series.

“To join an organization such as Celebrity Series, with its internationally recognized reputation, is a privilege. Having watched the Series’ work from afar, I am delighted for the opportunity to contribute my curatorial perspective and administrative experience to the team. Returning to Boston and engaging with an organization committed to diverse programming and meaningful community connections makes this decision one filled with incredible excitement and anticipation,” Taney said in an official press statement issued by Celebrity Series of Boston.

In addition to her work for Spoleto Festival USA, Taney has also collaborated with such organizations as Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, New York City Ballet, Trisha Brown Dance Company, Carnegie Hall, and Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.