Frank Hentschker serves as Executive Director and Director of Programs at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center (MESTC), an institute for theatre based at the Graduate Center, CUNY. He founded the acclaimed annual festival PRELUDE--and initiated PEN World Voices Playwrights Series, in partnership with the PEN America Center's PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature. He founded and was Artistic Director and Financial Administrator the European student theater festival DISCURS, served as President of the Board of PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art from 2005-2009, and edited the books Jan Fabre: THE SERVANT OF BEAUTY, Seven Monologues for the Theatre, and Jan Fabre: I Am A Mistake, Seven Works for the Theatre.