theater consulting

Stanislavski once said that artists who are not moving forward are moving backward. I believe the same holds true for arts organizations. Organizational growth is something I'm passionate about. And having nurtured the development of two acclaimed small theater companies in Los Angeles, it's where my expertise lies.

I believe theater management can & should be as vital & creative as the art we put on stage. Aritistic vibrancy / community relevance / creative capitalization = the mighty core values of sustainable organizations. Balance & intentionality in these three areas = astonishing success stories.

Let's talk about how I might be able to help your small theater grow its art & business. I'll share with you the benefit of my experience: from programming & mission growth; marketing & fundraising; staff & board development; & strategic planning. 

I also love when I'm invited to take on the role of "play doc." Here's how it works: You do a play, I come to watch a dress or a preview. Take notes / ask questions / share observations & maybe even fixes. Though I've done this kind of work for many years for friends & clients, I'm just starting to offer it as part of my consulting services. Right now I'm giving a lot away, especially if the project excites me. Talk to me! 

I'm also interested in working with organizations to develop off-stage art-revenue streams. Let's see how we can enlist your tribe of loyal followers in creative partnerships both on & off-line, increasing income with minimal strain on organizational resources. Now's the time: in this economy every theater needs to develop inventive rehearsal-room off-shoots, dead-on specific to your mission.

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