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Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts Elects New Member to its Board of Directors

Vienna, Virginia (March 11, 2022)Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts today announced the election of Mr. Kevin P. Smithson, DC Metro Office Managing Partner, PwC, to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Smithson joins a group of diverse business leaders and arts philanthropists serving under Wolf Trap Foundation Board Chairman Daniel A. D’Aniello, Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus of The Carlyle Group. The Board of Directors ensures overall health of Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, a national arts presenter and leader in early childhood arts education.

“On behalf of the Foundation, it is my pleasure to welcome Kevin Smithson to our Board of Directors,” said Arvind Manocha, president and CEO of Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts. “Wolf Trap Foundation is comprised of community-minded individuals who embody the values of philanthropy and service, qualities that are essential to achieving Wolf Trap’s mission.”

To view a list of all Board members and other Foundation leaders, please visit: www.wolftrap.org/about/leadership/board


Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, a 501(c) (3) nonprofit, produces and presents a full range of performance and education programs in the Greater Washington area, as well as nationally. Wolf Trap features three performance venues: the outdoor Filene Center and Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, both located at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, and The Barns at Wolf Trap, located down the road from the national park and adjacent to the Center for Education at Wolf Trap. The 7,028-seat Filene Center is operated in partnership with the National Park Service and annually showcases an extensive array of diverse artists, ranging from pop, country, folk, and blues to classical music, dance, and theatre, as well as multimedia presentations, from May through September. The Barns at Wolf Trap is operated by the Wolf Trap Foundation year round, and during the summer months is home to the Grammy-nominated Wolf Trap Opera, one of America’s outstanding resident ensemble programs for young opera singers. Wolf Trap Foundation’s education programs include the nationally acclaimed Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts, Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, a diverse array of arts education classes, grants, and a nationally recognized internship program.

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