Emilya Cachapero is the director of artistic programs and International Theater Institute at the Theatre Communications Group. She oversees all of the Theatre Communications Group's artistic and international programs, including grant programs and special events. Prior to her current position, Cachapero served as general manager for the Concordia Chamber Symphony; associate director of the Non-Traditional Casting Project in New York; the conservatory administrator for the American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco; and chair of the artistic committee for the Asian American Theater Company, San Francisco. She is also a published poet whose work has appeared in the American Poetry Review and several other poetry anthologies. She served as the Center's Pew Fellowships panel chair in 2010.