Corey Atkins joined Cleveland Play House in 2011 as the company’s first Artistic Associate-Engagement. He works to connect staff and audiences—both current and new—to CPH’s mission, vision and work through initiatives and events that spring from the company’s artistic core. In his first season he has created exciting new programming and community connections, both in and outside the theatre walls, enriching patron experience and engaging new, younger and more diverse audiences. He holds an M.F.A. in Directing from the University of Texas at Austin.