Thursday, April 6, 2017

Business Takes the Stage: Lessons from the Theater Community

Mon, Apr 24 / 6-8pm
Polsky Exchange, Theater, 1452 E 53rd Street
Free; Registration encouraged
As part of the Arts & Innovation Series presented by the Logan Center and the Polsky Exchange, representatives from local non-profit and for-profit Chicago theaters will share their thoughts on their business models. They will discuss arts as a model for collaboration; how to create a space where difficult conversations are had; and the ability to create community and co-create with audiences both inside and outside of the theater. Panelists will include David Schmitz of Steppenwolf Theatre, Kelly Leonard from Second City, and Les Coney, Mesirow Financial and Life Trustee of Goodman Theatre. Frank Sennett, Director of Digital Strategy and Custom Media at Crain's Chicago Business, will serve as moderator.

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