Date(s) - 05/14/2020
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
A Conversation with Kristy Edmunds, Executive and Artistic Director, UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance and Lauren Snelling, Senior Director of Alumni Programming, National YoungArts Foundation
With forced theater closures world-wide and long-range performance cancellations, presenting organizations are faced with a myriad of challenges as they navigate artist support with organizational sustainability, and how to plan for an unknown future.
Kristy Edmunds offers an honest conversation addressing the harsh realities associated with a return to public gatherings and ongoing postponements and cancellations, as well as a hopeful perspective on alternatives for artists operating in a virtual landscape and her motivation to activate recovery for the preservation of America’s cultural ecosystem.