2017 TCG Fall Forum on Governance: Recordings and Resources

Fall Forum 2017 Opening Plenary

Highlights from Theatre Facts 2016

Speaker: Zannie Voss, Director, National Center for Arts Research



Saturday Morning Plenary

Artful Engagement: Strategies to Expand Diverse Participation

Speaker: Donna Walker-Kuhne, Founder, Walker International Communications Group


A Deeper Dive: Artist-Led Engagement in Service of Community

Speakers: Larissa FastHorse, Playwright and Co-Founder, Indigenous Direction; David Stewart, Director of Production, Guthrie Theater; Donna Walker-Kuhne

Facilitator: Raymond Bobgan, Executive Artistic Director, Cleveland Public Theatre



Saturday Afternoon Breakout Session

Banding Together: Is the Future of our Business Model in the Sharing Economy?

Speakers: Chris Hansen, Executive Director, Kranzberg Arts Foundation; David Sheingold, Development Partner, ArtsPool; Thaddeus Squire, Chief Commons Officer, CultureWorks Commons Management Facilitator: Ann Marie Lonsdale, Deputy Director, Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York


Saturday Afternoon Breakout Session

Leading in a Complex World: The Case for Adaptive Leadership

Speaker: Richard Evans, President, EmcArts Inc.


Saturday Afternoon Breakout Session

Toward a Sustainable Theatre Model: Case Studies in Growth, Efficiency, and Being Nimble

Speakers: Katie Liberman, Managing Director, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival; Ben Park, Head of Business Development, Spektrix; Alex Scollon, Managing Director, Actor’s Express

Facilitator: Ethan Joseph, Account Manager, Spektrix


Sunday Morning Plenary

SEA CHANGE: Rethinking Leadership and Transitions in a Pivotal Moment for the Field

Speakers: Snehal Desai, Producing Artistic Director, East West Players; Nijeul X. Porter, artEquity Strategist/SOZE Producer; Meghan Pressman, Managing Director, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company; David Schmitz, Executive Director, Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Moderator: Emilya Cachapero, Director of Artistic Programs and ITI-US, TCG


Sunday Morning Breakout Session

Bringing Communities to our Center in order to Become Centers of our Community

Speakers: Freedome Bradley-Ballentine, Director of Arts Engagement, The Old Globe; Michael Fields, Producing Artistic Director, Dell'Arte International; Matthew Rowland, Vice Chair, Board of Directors and Megan Wanlass, Managing Director, Cornerstone Theater Company

Facilitator: Jonathan Moscone, Chief of Civic Engagement, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts


Sunday Morning Breakout Session

Outsmarting the Non-Profit Hunger Games: Radical Ideas for our Collective Survival

Speakers: Bernadine Griffin, Managing Director, The 5th Avenue Theatre; John Macintosh, Partner and Board Member, SeaChange Capital Partners; Trish Santini, Producer, Mainspring Arts Cooperative Facilitator: Teresa Eyring, Executive Director, Theatre Communications Group