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.