Elfe Hacker has resigned as executive director of Workshop Theatre after only nine months.
Hacker, who studied theater in Europe and has been president of a laboratory equipment company, Hacker Industries, was hired at the start of the year. She lives in Winnsboro where Hacker Industries moved in 2004 after many years based in New Jersey.
Workshop, founded in the late 1960s, has looking for a new home for about a decade and needs about $4 million to build a new place. It has to move from its current location at Bull and Gervais streets (land formerly owned by the Columbia Museum of Art) to make way for a new USC law school.