Woolly Mammoth has named Emika Abe its new managing director. Abe comes to Woolly after three years as the Associate Managing Director of the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, GA. At the Alliance, Emika led a portfolio of projects that guided the theatre’s organizational strategy, culture and general management. Abe launched a national mentorship program for aspiring theatre leaders from underrepresented groups. She is an alum of LEAD Atlanta, Arts Leaders of Metro Atlanta, Stanford Arts Strategies Lab and Theatre Communications Group’s Young Leaders of Color. Abe holds an MFA in Theater Management from Yale School of Drama. At Yale, she was the recipient of the Morris J. Kaplan Award for Theater Management, Producer and Artistic Associate of Yale Cabaret and Co-Chair of the Internship Fund.