New director named for Music Theatre for Young People

Matthew Rumsey has been named executive director of Music Theatre for Young People, an organization for children and youth interested in theater, dance and music.

Rumsey will direct this summer's productions of "The Pajama Game" and "High School Musical 2, Jr."

Rumsey's background is in theater, business management and marketing and public relations. Most recently, he served as director of operations of Empire Management Group and was artistic director of Stage 2100.