JP resident hired at NEFA

January 31, 2014
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The New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) announced that Meena Malik, a Jamaica Plain resident, has joined the organization as a program coordinator for the National Theater Project.

Meena managed all aspects of the 35-member Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston before joining NEFA. She is also a founding member of the Voci Angelica Trio, which performs international folk music with the mission of spreading cultural understanding.

“Meena’s wealth of experience as a performer and as an arts administrator in a nonprofit setting makes her a great fit for NEFA,” National Theater Project program manager Quita Sullivan said in a press release. “We are thrilled to welcome her.”

The National Theater Project grant funds artists for developing and touring collaborative, devised theater projects. About six project receive the grant annually and awards range from $80,000 to $130,000.

NEFA administers grant programs that support the performing arts, public art, and Native American artists. For more information, visit nefa.org.

Meena Malik. (Courtesy Photo)

Meena Malik. (Courtesy Photo)