Emmanuel Wilson. (Photo: Courtesy of the Dramatists Guild).

Emmanuel Wilson, former director of membership at the Dramatists Guild, has been appointed to the new position of managing director for the guild.

In the role, Wilson will oversee the staff, operations and systems of the organization comprised of playwrights, composers and lyricists. He comes to the position after growing the guild’s membership to more than 8,500 from 6,500 in his three years with the organization.

“As our Director of Membership, Emmanuel Wilson has served the interests of playwrights across the country with heartfelt passion and keen vision. We are delighted that he will be continuing with the Guild in his new, enhanced role as Managing Director,” said Doug Wright, president of the Dramatists Guild. “As an organization, we feel lucky to have him.”

At the Dramatists Guild, Wilson developed new partnerships with Blackboard Plays, the Educational Theatre Association and the Theatre Communications Group. He serves on the Guild’s New Media, Membership, Political Engagement and DEI committees.

Wilson is also the founder of Blue Rose Stage Company and formerly the artistic associate and literary manager at TADA! Youth Theater.