Scott Pyne - Executive Director

Scott Pyne previously served as the Director of Development of the Festival at NYMF from 2010 to 2013. Bringing 17 years of experience as a non-profit arts administrator and fundraiser, he has worked at several of New York City's most prominent theater organizations including TheaterWorksUSA, Vineyard Theater, and Manhattan Theatre Club. Scott holds a Bachelor of Science in Theatre Arts Management from Ithaca College.


 2016_NYMF_Rachel_144-Edit_lo-res (Copy).jpgRachel Sussman - Producing Artistic Director

Rachel Sussman is a New York-based creative producer and a co-founder of The MITTEN Lab, an emerging artist residency in her native Michigan. Rachel has previously worked with such companies as Second Stage Theatre, 321 Theatrical Management, RKO Stage, The Sundance Institute Theater Lab, and CREATE-Ireland in Dublin, Ireland. Recent producing credits include The Woodsman (59E59/New World Stages), The Rug Dealer (WP's Pipeline Festival, 2016 Kilroys List), and Don’t You F**king Say a Word (59E59).

Rachel was a 2014-2016 Women's Project Lab Time Warner Foundation Fellow and sits on Artistic Advisory Boards for Strangemen & Co. and The Musical Theatre Factory. Rachel is a graduate of the Commercial Theater Institute and a University Honors Scholar alumna of NYU Tisch. For more info, visit


George Youakim - General Manager



Tinc Logo - 2017.jpgTinc Productions - NYMF Production Management 

Tinc is a technical producing firm, providing experienced production management, technical talent, and event consulting. Tinc specializes in high-profile theatrical productions, corporate events, meetings, fashion shows, and concerts throughout the world. Recent credits include The View Upstairs, Cagney, Blueprint Specials, Pips Island, VERSO, Shear Madness, The New York Musical Festival, Clinton The Musical, and Mike Birbiglia's Thank God For Jokes.


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