Arts Administrators in Higher Education

The Office of the Arts is proud to be part of Arts Administrators in Higher Education, a nationwide association of college and university professionals whose primary focus is to develop and facilitate opportunities for students to create and engage with the arts.

Meet the Staff

The Office of the Arts was founded in 2003 by theater director Scott Edmiston.  

Ingrid Schorr
Associate Director

IngridIngrid joined the Office of the Arts in fall 2006. From 1999 to 2006, she coordinated Arts First, Harvard University's annual celebration of the arts, and she has worked with many Boston-area arts and education organizations.

Ingrid has taught English literature, creative writing and drama at the Commonwealth School in Boston and at Buckingham, Browne and Nichols School in Cambridge, as well as the Putney School (Vermont) Summer Program and St. Paul's School (New Hampshire) Advanced Studies Program. She has mentored young teachers at Breakthrough Cambridge, a year-round academic enrichment program that creates paths to college for middle school students with high potential but limited opportunities.  

She has studied and performed with Shakespeare and Company in Lenox, Mass., and at other local companies, and has produced and directed many fringe theater and dance productions. As a writer and editor, Ingrid has contributed to many national publications; in 2002 she was nominated for a Pushcart Prize, which honors small-press writers. She is a regular contributor to the culture blog HiLoBrow, which Time magazine named one of the best 25 blogs of 2010. 

She has an undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia's Henry Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communications and a master's degree in arts in education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.