KRISTY GRIMES (Managing Director, Half Moon Theatre) joins Half Moon Theatre to combine her experience in theatre management and business.  Kristy started her career in public relations at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts before serving as PR and Marketing Director at Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C.  She completed two years of the Theatre Management program at the Yale School of Drama and then transferred to the Yale School of Management where she earned her M.B.A.  Kristy worked as a consultant for the renowned corporate branding firm, Siegel & Gale.  And as Director of Client Services at Tribal DDB, she supervised interactive branding and advertising projects for clients including Sony, Hershey, The New York Lottery, and Amtrak.  She also worked in marketing and fundraising at the League of American Theatres and Producers in New York, helping create the enormously successful Kids Night on Broadway.