Press Release: Pentacle Appoints New Board Members

CONTACT: Brittany Couch,

NEW YORK, NY – Pentacle is thrilled to announce the recent election of four new members to the Board of Directors: Ashley Calhoun, Margaret Wagner Dahl, Stephane Duret and Noah Rosenfield.

Executive Director Clarissa Soto Josephs expresses her delight in the addition of the newly elected Board Members, “I am so thrilled to welcome our newly appointed board members to the team. Their diverse expertise and commitment to our mission will undoubtedly strengthen our organization’s impact in the arts community and drive us towards an even brighter future as we approach our 50th Anniversary.”


Strengthening Our Board: Meet the New Additions

Ashley Calhoun | Attorney – “…As a lover of all performing arts with experience in various dance platforms/operations I am eager to provide support to an organization who has successfully patented the formula to better the growth of the industry as well as educate youth in the dynamics of all facets the art form can sustain as a career.”

Margaret Wagner Dahl | Former Associate VP for Information Technology and Analytics, Georgia Tech – “I am delighted to be of service to an organization that provides so much support and access to the right kind of expertise to emerging artists at the right time… “

Noah Rosenfield, Game Developer – With over ten years of experience at Scholastic, we are excited to get Noah’s perspective and expertise on the user experience in our digital platforms.

Stephane Duret, Founder & Executive Director, Kaiser’s Room – Stephane brings with him the artist perspective, which we are excited to continue to foster throughout all levels at Pentacle.

We extend our heartfelt appreciation and gratitude to all our current board members for their invaluable contributions, keen leadership, unwavering organizational support, and dedicated service. We look forward to welcoming our four exceptional new members, whose diverse expertise will undoubtedly enrich our collective vision and mission. Click here for a complete list of Pentacle’s Board of Directors.


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About Pentacle

Pentacle (DanceWorks, Inc.) is a not-for-profit management support organization for the performing arts, established in 1976. Through its Artist Services, Education & Outreach, and New Initiatives, Pentacle serves a broad spectrum of the performing arts community both locally in New York City and nationally.  For more information, please visit:

Interested in becoming a member of Pentacle’s Board of Directors? Please contact Clarissa Soto Josephs,