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Emerging Arts Leaders Symposium


Every year the Emerging Arts Leaders Symposium boasts a roster of dynamic speakers and panelists from around the country. In its 9th year, the Symposium will build on a legacy of annual excellence, giving young professionals who work in the arts the opportunity to engage in dynamic discussion with peers and experienced leaders about the issues, unique or universal, that affect arts organizations. Attending the Symposium can set up emerging arts leaders to be better equipped to take on the arts landscape of the future. For updates on this year's symposium, check out our website. For tickets, click here.

Date: March 6, 2016

2016 Keynote Speaker: Deborah F. Rutter

President, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. 

About EALS

EALS is an annual meeting for young professionals who work in the arts —organized, executed, and run by AU Arts Management students. It is an opportunity to discuss the issues, unique or universal, that affect all arts organizations. Past keynote speakers have included Jane Chu, Howard Herring, Francesca Zambello, and Bob Lynch.

Executive Committee

EALS Executive Committe

AmyJo Foreman, Jenni Amis, Helene Genetos, Sarah Hewitt, Tori Sharbaugh, Zenia Simpson (Class of 2016) 

Emily Hirsch, Christopher McCloskey, Haley Powell, David Travis (Class of 2017)