New Economy Smack Down

The Field and Galapagos Art Space have teamed up to present a very exciting, timely event:

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)

Aaron Landsman, Thinaar / Elevator Repair Service (ERS)

Morgan von Prelle Pecelli, The Lost Notebook

Brian Rogers, The Chocolate Factory Theater

Cultural Entrepreneurs:

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

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