Richard T. Bryant, a nationally recognized arts leader, has been appointed executive director of Chapman University’s Marybelle and
Sebastian P. Musco Center for the Arts.
As Musco Center’s interim executive director since Nov. 1, Bryant worked with Paul and Marybelle Musco; William Hall, founding dean of Musco Center; University leadership, and Chancellor Daniele Struppa to achieve the Center’s highly successful Grand Opening on March 19, Community Open House & Arts Festival on April 2, and the Preview Season just concluded. Under Bryant’s guidance, more than 1,000 student, community and professional artists have already performed at Musco Center, and more than 15,000 people attended Preview Season events.
Bryant’s Orange County roots run deep. He served for 10 years (1987–1996) as director of communications and marketing for the Orange County Performing now Segerstrom Center for the Arts.
During the pat 20 years, Bryant has served an array of clients nationwide, including New York’s American Ballet Theatre, through his company, Front of House Services.