Cory Baker

President (through 2018)

Cory is the Vice President of Programming and Production for The Long Center in Austin, Texas providing artistic direction and serving on the executive leadership team. In her role at Austin's Creative Home, Cory oversees a wide-variety of initiatives including an eclectic mix of performances on two indoor stages, extensive outreach programs and partnerships, community events and festivals and the inaugural season of the Skyline Theater at the Long Center- a 7,000+ capacity, outdoor amphitheater. Previously to the Long Center, Cory was the Director of the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts and Vice President of the Scottsdale Cultural Council. In addition to her many years as a WAA board member, Cory has served on the board for California Presenters, The City of Scottsdale’s Tourism Task Force, and as a hub-site representative for the National Dance Project.