Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Aaron Dworkin is the Founder and President of the Sphinx Organization, A MacArthur "genius grant" recipient, a Member of the Obama National Arts Policy Committee and a National Council on the Arts member. In this interview he discusses the perceived marginalization of the arts, starting a non-profit organization, and the need for inclusiveness in the classical music world.
James Roe is the President and CEO of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. In this interview he talks about the transition from Principal Oboe to CEO, "empathetic imagination", and the customization and personalization of the entertainment world versus the art world.
Monday, December 9, 2013
Janet Eilber is the Artistic Director of the Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance. In this interview she talks about changing audiences and audience access, the importance of having a collaborative spirit, and overcoming the challenges Martha Graham faced after Hurricane Sandy submerged many of their props, documents and costumes in 2012.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Peter Sparling is a Thurnau Professor and former chair of the University of Michigan Department of Dance and Artistic Director of the Ann Arbor-based Peter Sparling Dance Company. In this interview President Kimpton chats with him about the role of leadership in education, the combination of imagery and visualization in choreography, and the Peter Sparling Dance Company.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Liz Lerman is a choreographer and founder of the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, now Dance Exchange. In this interview she discusses the importance taking the initiative, being able to follow as well as lead, and the impact a declining middle class may have on the arts.
Kaywin Feldman is the President and Director of the Minneapolis Museum of Art. In this interview she talks about risk taking, women in arts leadership roles, and the changes arts museums around the United States are facing in the 21st Century.
In this video, Ronnie Bauch, Martha Caplin, and Melissa Meell, members of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, speak with Jeff Kimpton about their work with the conductor-less orchestra and collaborative leadership.
Interlochen Center for the Arts Presidents interviews Steve Hayden, former Vice Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of Ogilvy Worldwide and creator of the 1984 Macintosh ad. They talk about Steve Jobs' leadership abilities, the impact on technology on leadership, and why youth should stay in the arts.