Community Performance Series Announces New Executive Director

Interim Operations Director Jason L. Dominie is Promoted to Executive Director of Community Performance Series

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Jason L. Dominie has been named executive director of the Community Performance Series at SUNY Potsdam.

POTSDAM, NY (07/10/2017) (readMedia)-- The Community Performance Series at SUNY Potsdam is proud to announce the promotion of Jason L. Dominie to the position of executive director.

A North Country native and 2008 and 2010 graduate of SUNY Potsdam, Dominie has previously served CPS as the box office manager, marketing coordinator and interim operations director.

"It is an honor to be appointed to this position. I must thank SUNY Potsdam, The Crane School of Music and the stakeholders of CPS for recognizing my dedication and talent. I must also send a very special thank you to my predecessor, Amy Flack. She taught me a tremendous amount about the arts and the significant impact that they have in our lives. I look forward to leading our team forward, continuing on our mission to educate and entertain this community," Dominie said.

Crane School of Music Dean Michael Sitton welcomed Dominie to his new position: "We are grateful for Jason's numerous contributions to CPS, including those made during our recent interim period, and I am pleased that he has taken the leadership role for CPS, as it continues to contribute significantly to the cultural life of our region."

Sitton added praise for Patti Mason, CPS education coordinator, and for Karl Doty, who served as interim artistic director, noting that "this outstanding team led CPS both in concluding a very successful season and planning another exciting series of events for 2017-18."

With the recent transition, CPS is currently searching for an audience services manager to oversee the box office and front-of-house operations. For more details, please visit

CPS is a college-community partnership presenting distinctive and renowned performing arts and arts education opportunities in Northern New York. This rich mixture of programming links communities, classrooms and audiences of all ages and preserves access to the performing arts for future generations. To learn more, visit

Founded in 1816, The State University of New York at Potsdam is one of only three arts campuses in the entire SUNY system. SUNY Potsdam's arts curriculum offers the full palette: music, theatre, dance, fine arts and creative writing. No matter the discipline, people from all backgrounds can find their creative compass at Potsdam, with myriad arts immersion experiences available for both campus and community.