水晶大衣 is the Director of Community 程式 for Lyric Unlimited a division of the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Her role focuses on leveraging the opera as a resource for supporting Chicago’s communities. Crystal has a worked in community relations and community-based programs for the past 15 years. Prior to joining the Lyric Opera in November, Crystal was the Director of Civic & Campus Engagement at the Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago. She has held previous roles at the Chicago Housing Authority, the University of Chicago and the Hyde Park Art Center. Much of Crystal’s work has focused on engaging young people through mentorship, professional development and education. Crystal received her BA in English from the University of Missouri – Columbia and her MA from the University of Chicago Master of Arts Program in the Humanities. She also holds a certificate in non-profit board leadership and is an alum of the University of Chicago’s Civic Leadership Academy.