Ilter Ibrahimof
Director
Sunny Artist Management

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Lágbájá _
Composer/Musician/Activist
Lágbájá/Motherlan' Music LLC
Somi _
African jazz vocalist & songwriter, Okeh Records/Sony Music recording artist, and founder, New Africa Live & MAMAfest

A

Kibibi Ajanku
SDT Founder & UALP Interim Program Manager
Sankofa Dance Theater & Urban Arts Leadership Program
Ernesto Anaya
Musician/Activist
Third Rail Projects
Lori Andersen
President
Andersen and Associates Inc.
Piper Anderson
Writer, Educator, and Founder/Chief Creative Strategist
CREATE FORWARD
Susan E. Anderson
Professor of Dance
University of South Carolina
Bobby Asher
Senior Associate Director
The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland

B

Ella Baff
Senior Program Officer for Arts and Cultural Heritage
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Robert Baird
President
BAM! Baird Artists Management Consulting
Marc Bamuthi Joseph
Chief of Program and Pedagogy at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and Writer and Artistic Director of Black Joy in the Hour of Chaos
Coleman Spike Barkin
Producer/Programmer for Festivals and Special Events
Xela Batchelder
Assistant Professor
Association of Arts Administration Educators / Waynesburg University
Lydia Bell
Program Director
Danspace Project
Sara Billmann
Director of Marketing & Communications
University Musical Society
Michael Blachly
Senior Advisor
Arts Consulting Group
Ms Debbie Blunden-Diggs
Artistic Director
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company
Lisa Booth
President
Lisa Booth Management
Nicole Borrelli Hearn
Manager, Artists and Attractions
Opus 3 Artists
Mr. Jeffrey Boxer
Executive Director and General Counsel
Content Creators Coalition
Ms Krista Bradley
Executive Director
BlackRock Center for the Arts
Bill Bragin
Executive Artistic Director
NYU Abu Dhabi Arts Center
Angela Branneman
Associate Professor and Area Coordinator Theatre Arts Management
Ithaca College
Moira Brennan
Program Director
MAP Fund
Mr. Jean-Marc Broqua
Programmer/Director of International Relations
La Grainerie
Janet Brown
President & CEO
Grantmakers in the Arts
Ms Linda Brumbach
Founder and President
Pomegranate Arts
Lindsey Buller Maliekel
Director of Education/Public Engagement
New Victory Theater / New 42nd Street

C

Laurel Canan
President
Center Productions
Dr. Polly Carl
Co-Artistic Director
ArtsEmerson
Courtenay Casey
Director, Artistic Planning
National Sawdust
Tania Castroverde Moskalenko
President/CEO
The Center for the Performing Arts
Jon Catherwood-Ginn
Associate Director of Programming
Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech
Jackie Chang
Education Director
BRIC
Stephen Clapp
Director
Dance Metro DC
Molly Clark
Associate Director of Artistic Planning & Education
ArtPower! at UC San Diego
Ms Laura Colby
Director
Elsie Management
John Collins
Founder and Artistic Director
Elevator Repair Service
Jean Cook
Director of Programs
Future of Music Coalition
Rachel Cooper
Director of Cultural Programs and Performing Arts
Asia Society
AnaMaria Correa
Senior Director of Community Engagement
Ballet Hispanico
Patricia Cruz
Executive Director
Harlem Stage
Sarah Curran
Director of Programming and Partnerships
Stanford ARTS

D

Thaddeus Davis
Artistic Director
Wideman/Davis Dance
Paco de Onís
Executive Director
Skylight
Thomas DeFrantz
Professor of Dance, Theater and Women’s Studies and Chair of African & African American Studies
Duke University
Dr. Lee deLisle
Professor
Southern Connecticut State University
Carla Dirlikov Canales
founder, CEO and artistic director
The Canales Project
David Dombrosky
InstantEncore
Jill Dombrowski
Executive Producer
Peak Performances, Montclair State University
David Dorfman
Artistic Director
David Dorfman Dance
David Dower
Co-Artistic Director
ArtsEmerson
Cameron Draper
Client Cultivation Specialist
Patron Technology
Peter Duffin
Senior Vice President, Brand and Marketing
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Meera Dugal
Programming Coordinator
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

E

Abby Eddy
Director of Marketing
Purdue Convocations
Mr. Chris Elam
Artistic Director & CEO
Misnomer Dance
Janna Ellis
Director, Yale Tessitura Consortium
Yale University
Michelle Ellsworth
choreographer and multi-media performance artist
Sean Elwood
Director, Programs & Initiatives
Creative Capital Foundation
Susan Endrizzi Morris
Director
California Artists Management
Kevin Erickson
Communications & Outreach Manager
Future of Music Coalition
John Ewing
Co-Founder
Ghana Think Tank

F

Amy Fitterer
Executive Director
Dance/USA
Mr. Yohann Floch
President
FACE, Fresh Arts Coalition Europe
Kenneth Foster
Director
Arts Leadership Program, University of Southern California
Lindsey Frank, Esq.
Principal
Rabinowitz, Boudin, Standard, Krinsky & Lieberman, P.C.
Susan Pettibone Fraser
Treasurer
Rioult

G

Bruce Garfield
President
MonsterWorks Management, Marketing & Media
Hadrian Garrand
Director
Create London
Joe Giardina
Adjunct Faculty
Lehman College
Melvin Gibbs
Musician and President
Content Creators Coalition
Mr. Aleksi R Glick
Founder / Curator / Presenter / Producer
Newer Sounds - NYC
Zvi Gotheiner
Artistic Director
ZviDance
J. Ryan Graves
Director of Production
Peak Performances, Montclair State University
Pamela Green
Founder & President
PMG Arts Management, LLC
Mara Greenberg
Director
Pentacle
Harmon Greenblatt
Director, Graduate Program in Arts Administration
University of New Orleans
Aaron Greenwald
Executive Director
Duke Performances
Xia Guan
Director
China National Symphony Orchestra

H

Adham Hafez
Artsit, Scholar and Activist
Weis Center, Bucknell University
Anne Hamburger
Executive Producer
En Garde Arts
Mr. Craig Hankenson
President and CEO
Producers Inc.
Christopher Heacox
Director
Opening Nights Performing Arts at Florida State University
Steve Heath
Artist Representative
Alma Artist Booking and Management
Brea Heidelberg
Assistant Professor of Arts Administration
School of Fine and Performing Arts, Rider University
Ms Linda Herring
Executive Director
BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center
Chad Herzog
Director of Programming
International Festival of Arts & Ideas
Ms Annie Hickman
Costume Designer and Performance Artist
www.WeavingtheWild.com and www.BugsandBalloons.com
Robin Hickman
Community Engagement Advisor
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
Antonio Hicks
PR Manager
Seattle Theatre Group
Ms Deni Hirsh
Director of Development
Germantown Performing Arts Center
Jeannie Howe
Executive Director
Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance
David Howse
Executive Director
ArtsEmerson
Judy Hussie-Taylor
Executive Director
Danspace Project
Mr. Craig Hyman
Presenter-Curator-Producer-Consultant-Agent-Manager
Numinous Music & Productions - LA/NYC

J

Colleen Jennings-Roggensack
Executive Director
Arizona State University - ASU Gammage
Ms Millicent Johnnie
Choreographer, Director
Bloc NYC, Fatima Wilson- Agent
Kaisha S. Johnson
Co-Founder/Founding Director
Women of Color in the Arts (WOCA)
Bill T. Jones
dancer, choreographer and executive artistic director, New York Live Arts
Brian Jose
Director
University of Florida Performing Arts

K

Joshua Kane
Artist/Producer
Wild Baboo Productions LLC
Robert Farid Karimi
Experience Designer, Public Engagement specialist, interdisciplinary playwright/poet, Founder
ThePeoplesCook Project
Sobha Kavanakudiyil
Faculty
Graduate Program in Educational Theatre, The City College of New York
Paula Kerger
President and CEO
PBS
Richard Kessler
Executive Dean/Performing Arts and Dean of Mannes School of Music
New School College of Performing Arts/Mannes School of Music
Mr. Pang Khee Teik
Festival Producer & Consultant
Malaysia Performing Arts Consultant
Lynne King Smith
CEO
TicketForce
Christina Knight
Postdoctoral Fellow, Theater and Dance
Bowdoin College
Craig Knudsen
Owner
Knudsen Productions, LLC
Lisa Kron
Actor and playwright

L

Bruce Labadie
San Jose Jazz, Winterfest
Shannon Lacek
Director of Marketing
Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)
Heidi Latsky
Artistic Director
Heidi Latsky Dance
Margaret Lawrence
Director of Programming
Hopkins Center for the Arts, Dartmouth College
Ed Leibman
Hudson|Ferris
Tania León
Composer-Conductor
Liz Lerman
Choreographer, Writer, Educator
Ms Roberta Levitow
CoFounder and Director
Theatre Without Borders
Louis Levitt
Bassist & Director
Sybarite5

M

Christopher Macdougall
Administrative & Legal Consultant
LA Dance Project
Ms Beth Macmillan
Executive Director
Artown
Kathryn Maguet
Executive Director
Weis Center, Bucknell University
Seth Malasky
Agent
Paradigm Talent Agency
Karina Mangu-Ward
Director of Strategic Initiatives
Emc Arts
Monique Martin
Programming Director
City Parks Foundation/SummerStage
Shana Mathur
Vice President of Marketing and Communications
Los Angeles Philharmonic Association
Jonathan McCrory
Director Of Theater Arts Program
National Black Theatre, Inc.
Kristopher McDowell
CEO & Founder
KMP Artists
Peter McDowell
Arts Consultant and Managing Director
Eighth Blackbird
BT McNicholl
Producing Artistic Director
Stamford Center for the Arts
Anisa Mehdi
Journalist and Filmmaker
Emeline Michel
Haitian Artist
California Artists Management
Sam Miller
Program Director
Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance
Mister Mojo
MOJO & The Bayou Gypsies
Carmen Montoya
Co-Founder
Ghana Think Tank
jessica Care moore
Poet, CEO of Moore Black Press, Executive Producer of Black Women Rock and Founder of Jess CARE Moore Foundation
Black WOMEN Rock! and Moore Black Press
Lee Moore
Agent
ECE Touring
Michael E. Moran, Jr.
Executive Director
Stamford Center for the Arts
Ian David Moss
Senior Director of Information Strategy
Fractured Atlas
Samite Mulondo
Musician/Humanitarian/Photographer
Samite/Musicians for World Harmony
Joan Myers Brown
Founder/Artistic/Executive Director
The Philadelphia Dance Company, Philadanco!

N

Lynn Needle
Founder/Artistic Director
Art of Motion
Elin Norquist
Swedish Performing Arts/Swedish Arts Council

O

Tom O'Connor
Director, Enterprise Consulting
Tessitura Network
Sarah Beth Oppenheim
Artistic Director
Heart Stück Bernie

P

Cleo Parker Robinson
Founder/Artistic Director
Cleo Parker Robinson Dance
Linda Parris-Bailey
Executive/Artistic Director
The Carpetbag Theatre Inc.
Ms Claire Parsons
Choreographer/ Artistic Director
Claire Parsons Co
Edward Pauly
Director of Research and Evaluation
The Wallace Foundation
Carla Perlo
Founding Director
Dance Place
Drew Petersen
Associate Artistic Director
Trusty Sidekick Theater Company
Vivian Phillips
Director of Marketing & Communications
Seattle Theatre Group
David Postolski
IP and Patent Attorney,
Gearhart Law LLC
Manuel Prestamo
President
Performance Management International

Q

Chen Qiang
Director of Program Trade Department
Shanghai International Arts Festival (SIAF) Center
Mollie Quinlan-Hayes
Deputy Director
ArtsReady/South Arts

R

Heather Raffo
Actor, Playwright and Librettist
Ms Zeyba Rahman
Senior Program Officer for the Building Bridges Program
Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art
Paul Rajeckas
Artistic Director
Telling Tales Project
Ms Aparna Ramaswamy
Co-Artistic Director
Ragamala Dance Company
Ms Ranee Ramaswamy
Co-Artistic Director
Ragamala Dance Company
Taylor Rambo
Office Administration Support
Association of Performing Arts Presenters
Ms Sana Rauf
Student
Virginia Tech
Michael Reed
Arizona State University - Gammage Auditorium
Sharon Reid-Kane
Vice President of Education & Outreach
Ruth Eckerd Hall, Inc.
Laura Rigsby-Peterson
Executive Director
Lone Tree Performing Arts Center
Paula J Riley
Artistic Director
The Spiral Theatre Studio
Daniel Bernard Roumain
Composer and Performer
David Rowell
Point Park University
Ira Rubenstein
Senior Vice President and General Manager
PBS Digital
Allison Russo
Program Director of the Artist Protection Program
Institute of International Education

S

Andrea Sabata
Agent
Skyline Music
KJ Sanchez
CEO
American Records Theater Company
Philip Sandstrom
Consultant/Designer/Producer
SOLUTIONS for the Arts
Ahmad Sarmast
Founder and Director
Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM)
Denise Saunders Thompson
Chairperson/Executive Director
International Association of Blacks in Dance
John Michael Schert
Visiting Artist and Social Entrepreneur
University of Chicago Booth School of Business and UChicago Arts
Peter Schwab
Senior Business Development Manager
Amazon.com
Marianne Sciolino
Executive Director
Sciolino Artist Management, LLC
Linda Shelton
Executive Director
The Joyce Theater
Bartlett Sher
Resident Director
Lincoln Center Theater
Hank Shocklee
Music Producer and President
Shocklee Entertainment
Daniil Simkin
Principal Dancer
American Ballet Theatre
Nick Slie
Co-Artistic Director
Mondo Bizarro
Anna Deavere Smith
actor, playwright and professor
Whitney E Smith
Independent Contractor & Musician
Ms Clarissa Soto
Director of Fiscal Services
Pentacle
Kathleen Spehar
Executive Director
The O’Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University
Kevin Spencer
Teaching Artist
Hocus Focus, Inc.
Scott Stoner
Vice President, Programs and Resources
Association of Performing Arts Presenters
Elizabeth Streb
Action Architect
STREB

T

Shanta Thake
Co-Director
globalFEST
Bruce D. Thibodeau
Arts Consulting Group, Inc
Anne Elise Thomas
Ethnomusicologist
Julia Torgovitskaya
President and Co-founder
iCadenza

U

Laurie Uprichard
Executive Director
Stephen Petronio Company

W

Ruth Waalkes
Associate Provost for the Arts, Executive Director
Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech
Meiyin Wang
Co-Director
Under the Radar Festival
David Wannen
Executive Director and Principal Performer
New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players
Lula Washington
Founder/Artistic Director
Lula Washington Dance Theatre
Tanya Wideman-Davis
Artistic Director
Wideman/Davis Dance
Jawole Willa Jo Zollar
Founding Artistic Director and Chief Visioning Officer
Urban Bush Women
Ann Williams
Founder/Artistic Director
Dallas Black Dance Theatre
Kathryn Wills
Marketing Director
The Florida Theatre
David Wyeth
Director of Marketing
Carnegie Hall

X

Wang Xiuqin
Vice Director
China Arts and Entertainment Group (CAEG)

Y

Pan Yan
Secretary General
China Association of Performing Arts
Don Youngberg
Vice President of Community
Tessitura Network

Z

Ms Linda Zachrison
Cultural Counselor
Embassy of Sweden
Cathy Zimmerman
Executive Producer
MAPP International Productions
John Zion
Managing Director
Melvin Kaplan, Inc.
Mr. Sebastián Zubieta,
Music Director
Americas Society