joined Dallas Theater Center in July 2015 as the managing director. For the past seven years he served as the managing director of Syracuse Stage, a professional theater-in-residence at Syracuse University. From 1991-2008, he was the managing director of the McCarter Theater Center in Princeton, New Jersey. During his tenure, the McCarter was honored with the Tony Award® for Outstanding Regional Theater. He has also held administrative positions with Hartford Stage, Mark Taper Forum, Northlight Theatre, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and has served as a consultant to a number of theaters. Woodward has been a member of the board of Theater Communications Group; president of ArtPride New Jersey, a statewide arts advocacy organization; panel chair and an on-site evaluator for the National Endowment for the Arts; and an adjunct professor of theater management at Syracuse University. He holds a BA from Pomona College and an MBA from New York University.