Questions of Practice: Lisa Yancey, Independent Consultant

Lisa Yancey, independent consultant. Filmed at The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage on May 1, 2013.

Should arts organizations be expected to approach their businesses with the same degree of courage and creativity that they expect of the artists whose work they present? This was a question we put to New York-based organizational consultant Lisa Yancey during her 2013 visit to the Center.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Since 2006, Kinshasha Holman Conwill has served as deputy director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Smithsonian Institution’s newest museum, scheduled to open in 2015.

Grants & Grantees

The Academy of Natural Sciences upgraded their financial software to a more efficient system, which made possible major developments.

Questions of Practice

Hong, director of academic affairs and program development at the Getty Leadership Institute at Claremont Graduate University, looks at the opportunities presented by co-authorship through the lens of entrepreneurship.

Grants & Grantees

An original composition by jazz pianist Jason Moran was developed in conjunction with the exhibition Gee’s Bend: The Architecture of the Quilt.

The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance created a full-time controller position to manage a wide range of departments.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Choreographer and dancer Jungwoong Kim was born and raised in South Korea, where he studied traditional Korean dance and martial arts, and now resides in Philadelphia.

Grants & Grantees

InterAct Theater Company began strategic and business planning processes in order to pursue new areas of programming focused on collaboration with other theaters.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Tenor Vinson Cole has sung at most major opera houses across the globe, and worked with many of the world’s leading orchestral conductors.

Grants & Grantees
Grants & Grantees

Artistic Director Nichole Canuso likes to explore “dances that celebrate the awkwardness, humor and surprise in human experience.”

In August 2011, the Philadelphia Inquirer hailed Opera Philadelphia’s transformation as a “haven for new opera.”

Collaborators & Colleagues

Sarah Lutman has worked in the arts and nonprofit sector for the past 35 years, and she is currently an independent consultant and entrepreneur.