Karena Fiorenza brings more than a decade of experience as a leader, fundraiser and producer in the performing arts. She currently serves as the General Manager for the nationally recognized Steppenwolf Theatre. Karena also functions as the General Manager for the multi-disciplinary ensemble company, UNIVERSES. Previous tenures include General Manager for Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, associate managing director at both Berkeley Repertory Theatre and Yale Repertory Theatre, and executive director of contemporary dance company Robert Moses’ Kin. She is a 2014 TCG SPARK awardee, Chicago Dancemakers Forum board member and a member of the anti-racist movement, Enrich Chicago.