Vista native Mike Bradford is the brand new managing director of Vista’s Moonlight Amphitheatre.
Bradford will oversee Moonlight’s enterprise and administrative features and work in live performance with Producing Creative Director Steven Glaudini to form the imaginative and prescient and way forward for the corporate and its seasons.
Bradford has labored in technical manufacturing for The Moonlight’s summer time season for the previous three years. He acted as Performing Technical Director in 2019 and 2021. He’s additionally liable for the design components of “Jingle Terrace Park,” the annual drive-thru vacation expertise in Brengle Terrace Park.
Bradford involves the place from the Moonlight Cultural Basis, the place for the previous 14 years, he served as Director of Arts Schooling and producer of Moonlight Youth Theatre.
A passionate and devoted chief of bringing arts schooling alternatives to the area, Bradford expanded the scope of packages at MCF to incorporate internships, workshops and courses, summer time theatre camps, and the opening of the MYT Studio.
“I’m happy to welcome Mike Bradford to town of Vista as the brand new Managing Director of the Moonlight,” stated Mike Pacheco, Recreation & Neighborhood Companies director. “Mike’s skill to suppose creatively and strategically in relation to operational issues, alongside together with his ardour for the Moonlight Amphitheatre, might be an incredible asset. We’re lucky and excited to have him be part of the group.”
“Rising up in Vista, Moonlight has been the theatre residence for myself and my household for a few years. I’m honored to proceed constructing and strengthening the influence that the Moonlight has on our group,” Bradford stated.
“I’m excited to companion with and work alongside Producing Creative Director Steven Glaudini, the superb Moonlight workers, and everybody on the metropolis of Vista who acknowledge the significance of the humanities within the lives of these we serve. I stay up for persevering with the nice legacy of the Moonlight as a year-round vacation spot for the best high quality musical theatre productions, concert events by means of Moonlight Presents, cabarets at ClubM, and different cultural arts occasions.”
Along with his work at MCF and MYT, Bradford has labored as a senior enterprise analyst for Optum Rx, a subsidiary of United Well being Group specializing in information analytics, workforce administration, and finances planning.
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