Bruce LaRowe served as the Executive Director of the Children’s Theatre of Charlotte (CTC) from 1993 to 2013. Previously, he served two years as director of development with Belmont Abbey College and eight years as associate director of the Arts & Science Council of Charlotte-Mecklenburg. As executive director of CTC, LaRowe oversaw all aspects of theater operations and programming. In 2005, in collaboration with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Public Library, CTC opened its new home at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center—a $40 million facility that is among the most unique of its kind in the world. LaRowe was a 2003–04 fellow in the Charlotte Region Chapter of the American Leadership Forum, an organization dedicated to strengthening established leaders in order to serve the public good. He served as a Center management panelist in 2009.
Buff Kavelman founded the Kavelman Group Philanthropic Advisors in 1997 to serve individual donors, foundations, and organizations in strategic planning, board development, philanthropic initiatives, and external affairs.
Jean Isaacs is the artistic director of San Diego Dance Theater and the founder of Trolley Dances.
Fleisher Art Memorial is implementing new communication strategies meant to transform the organization into a more welcoming and accessible space for its South Philadelphia neighbors.
In the third and final segment of our three-part conversation with Center Visiting Artist Ain Gordon, he gives us a glimpse of how he has entered into conversations at the Center and proposed alternative possibilities for our approach to our work.
Peter Saul (b. 1934 in San Francisco) is a painter best known for his lush, satirical, Pop-Surrealist cartoon style, described by The New York Times as “an artist’s artist.”
Whitney Kimball, Vox Populi’s third AUX Curatorial Fellow, presents artist talks from Jeanine Oleson and Jaimie Warren, the fourth program in the “Schmart World” series.
Jim Nicola has been the artistic director of New York Theatre Workshop since 1988.
FringeArts presents, develops, and commissions a range of high-quality contemporary performing and visual arts in Philadelphia.
Yancey considers whether arts organizations be expected to approach their businesses with the same degree of courage and creativity that they expect of presenting artists.
Vox Populi is a member-run artist collective that presents exhibitions, performances, and other gallery talks, performances, lectures, and related events.
In fall 2011, the Association for Public Art was featured in USA Today Travel as “the main reason Philadelphia is now said to have more public art than any other city.”
Trevor Carlson was named a trustee of the Merce Cunningham Trust in May 2011. He began working at the Cunningham Dance Foundation in 1998 and became executive director in 2005.