Mary Reading specializes in audience services and currently works for both Triad Stage and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in ticketing. She served as the box office manager for the College of Visual & Performing Arts at Winthrop University during her undergraduate studies and at the Theatre at Monmouth in the summer of 2010. Mary moved to Winston-Salem in 2009 to pursue an MFA in Performing Arts Management at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and quickly got involved with the city’s vibrant arts and non-profit community. She interned at UNCSA in the Office of Advancement with a focus on special events and in the Office of Marketing & Communications with an emphasis on institutional branding and public relations. She has also worked for the Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County as a development assistant for workplace fundraising, served as the communications manager for Youth Opportunities (a children’s behavioral healthcare provider), and was the executive director of the Piedmont Wind Symphony.