New Economy Smack Down
Wednesday, May 13, 7 PM
FREE with RSVP, plus cash bar!
Co-Hosted by Robert Elmes, Galapagos Art Space, and Jennifer Wright Cook, The Field
Don’t be brought down by the economy, instead usher it in with an evening of lively debate, truth-telling, and prophesizing. Join us to wrestle with the urgent issues and uncertainty that confront the performing arts community. A two-part panel of arts and business leaders (several of whom are members of the Performance Club) will help set the stage for this impromptu evening of possibility.
Cultural Stakeholders and Gatekeepers:
Moira Brennan, Multi-Arts Production (MAP) Fund
Heather Hitchens, New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA)
Morgan von Prelle Pecelli, The Lost Notebook
Brian Rogers, The Chocolate Factory Theater
Rachel Chavkin, Theatre of the Emerging American Moment (TEAM)
Miguel Gutierrez, Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People
Jeff Hnilicka, Funding Emerging Arts with Sustainable Tactics (FEAST)
RoseAnne Spradlin, RoseAnne Spradlin Dance
Jon Stancato, Stolen Chair
This event is co-presented by The Field and Galapagos Art Space as part of The Field’s Economic Revitalization for Performing Artists (ERPA) program, supported by the Rockefeller Foundation’s 2008 New York City Cultural Innovation Fund. Learn more about ERPA at the ERPA blog.
Location: Galapagos Art Space, 16 Main Street
Corner of Water Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn
F to York, C/E to High Street, 2/3 to Clark Street