Tue. Feb 27 2024

The Show Must Go On: Business of Live Entertainment

Time
6:30 – 8PM
Cost
Free with Ticket Reservation
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The Business of Live Entertainment

If you’re a self-starter and thrive in a fast-paced environment, a career in live entertainment is for you. Hear from leaders in the industry on their current passion projects and how they ensure that the show goes on.

Gain a behind-the-scenes perspective on event planning, production management, and the dedication required to bring the magic to life on stage. Whether you’re aspiring to be a performer, event organizer, or part of the production team, this event offers an evening filled with valuable insights, networking, and a deeper understanding of what it takes to carve a fulfilling career path in the dynamic realm of live performances.

  • Saidah Blount, Executive Director, BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!
  • Patricia Cruz, CEO, Artistic Director, Harlem Stage
  • Ariel Palitz, Managing Director, Hospitality & Intergovernmental Relations, Oaktree Solutions
  • Gwynne Wardrop, Executive Director, Cultural Events and Experiences, The New York Times
  • Moderator: Nikki Bethel, President & CEO, Emma Bowen Foundation

Presented with the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, the Center for Communication, and BRIC Arts Media.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

The Center’s programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

Saidah Blount Headshot
Executive Director, BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!
Patrica Cruz
Executive Director, Harlem Stage/Aaron Davis Hall, Inc.
Gwynne Wardrop
Executive Director, Cultural Events and Experiences, The New York Times
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