Anita Durst
Artistic Director

Anita Durst has been a star, a muse, and a patron of the avant-garde performing arts and emerging arts scene in New York City, since she was 18. She founded chashama in 1995 following the... More

Hayley Ferber
Deputy Director

Hayley supports the Artistic Director in the day to day operations of the Chashama office. Hayley graduated from New York University with a BS in Studio Art and went on to the Rhode Island School... More

Rachel Cohen
Programs Director

Rachel currently oversees Chashama’s Programs department, which includes artist studios and exhibition spaces. She is an artist, educator, and independent curator based in Brooklyn, NY. She has a Master’s of Fine Arts in Painting and... More

Juliette Buffard Scalabre
Communications and Programs Manager

Juliette joined Chashama in March 2020. She oversees the Communication and Marketing strategy as well as some Special Event Programming. Apart from her Chashama position, Juliette is representing visual artists from Europe and New York, creating new partnerships... More

Bryn Pennetti
Digital Communications & Graphic Design Manager 

Bryn joined Chashama in the Fall of 2018 after graduating from The New School with a degree in Illustration and Communication Design. She is responsible for creating all graphic and branded elements as well as... More

Alison Bellucci

Alison has worked in the field of accounting for over 20 years, including retail apparel and nonprofit accounting. As Chashama’s Accountant, Alison is responsible for providing accurate analysis and results presented through clear... More

Holly Hart
Development Coordinator

Holly supports the Development department with grants and special events & cultivation. Holly graduated from Syracuse University with a BFA in Theatre. She co-founded the all-female Shakespeare ensemble, The Tempest Ladies. During their seven-year run, TTL toured... More

Jack Gordon
General Manager

Jack joined Chashama in the Fall of 2019. He graduated from Pratt Institute with a Bachelor’s Degree in Film/Video, and remains a practicing filmmaker and fine artist. More

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