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Friday, May 5 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Partnership in Play: The Dallas Arts District LIMITED

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Partnership among arts institutions is essential to a thriving, culturally rich community. The Dallas Arts District, as the largest contiguous urban arts district in the U.S., is a prime example of the power of partnership to elevate a city’s creative and educational life. Hear from Dallas’ arts leaders about how the partnership influences their organizational impact, while exploring benefits and realities of coordinated efforts for community development.

Moderators
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Marc A. Scorca

President/CEO, OPERA America
Marc A. Scorca joined OPERA America in 1990 as president and CEO. Under his leadership, the OPERA America membership has grown from 120 opera companies to nearly 2,500 organizations and individuals. The organization has also administered two landmark funding initiatives in support of North American operas and opera audiences, and launched an endowment effort in 2000 to create a permanent fund dedicated to supporting new works and related audience... Read More →

Speakers
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Keith Cerny

Kern Wildenthal General Director & CEO, The Dallas Opera
Keith Cerny’s career spans music, technology and business. He began studying piano at the age of 10, and made his debut two years later performing Beethoven’s first piano concerto with the Berkeley Youth Orchestra. He subsequently studied Music and Physics at the University of California at Berkeley.After graduating with highest honors in both degrees, he won a Fulbright Scholarship to London. There he studied at the English National Opera... Read More →
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Doug Curtis

President & CEO, AT&T Performing Arts Center
Doug Curtis is the President & CEO of the AT&T Performing Arts Center, a nonprofit organization that operates and programs three premier performance venues and a 10-acre park in the Dallas Arts District.  Since joining the Center in 2002, he also has held the positions of the Center’s Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President, General Manager, Vice President of Design and Construction and Interim CEO. A seasoned real... Read More →
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Jonathan Martin

President and CEO, Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Jonathan Martin assumed his duties as President and CEO of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra in September 2012. Under his leadership with Music Director Jaap van Zweden, the Dallas Symphony has enjoyed increased artistic achievements and financial strengthening, inaugurating new concert formats and genre-crossing programs, and expanding the reach of the orchestra in the North Texas community. A key initiative of this growth is the inaugural Nancy... Read More →
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Kevin Moriarty

Artistic Director, Dallas Theater Center
Kevin Moriarty is the artistic director of Dallas Theater Center, where his work as a director includes: It's a Bird ... It's a Plane ... It's Superman; The Who's Tommy; The Wiz; A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Henry IV; The Tempest; Fat Pig; Next Fall; his original adaptation of A Christmas Carol; Oedipus el Rey; Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure; Medea; The School for Wives... Read More →
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Jeremy Strick

Director, Nasher Sculpture Center
Jeremy Strick has been the Director of the Nasher Sculpture Center since March 2009. Mr. Strick oversees collections, exhibitions and operations at the 2.4-acre museum located in the heart of downtown Dallas’ Arts District. He has been responsible for the presentation of numerous exhibitions at the Nasher, including Jaume Plensa: Genus and Species (2010); Rachel Whiteread Drawings (2010); Revelation: The Art of James... Read More →
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Ann M. Williams

Founder and Artistic Advisor, Dallas Black Dance Theatre
ANN WILLIAMS founded Dallas Black Dance Theatre (DBDT) in 1976. Her primary focus was to have acompany of trained dancers serve as inspiration to boys and girls that had never seen a professionalAfrican American dance company. Celebrating its 40th anniversary, DBDT now serves as an inspiration tocommunities locally, nationally and internationally.DBDT is the nation’s 4th largest and Dallas’s oldest continuously operating minority... Read More →


Friday May 5, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am
Austin Ballroom 3, 2nd Floor

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