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Performing Arts Leadership & Management



Arts management programs train future arts administrators

“We are on the cusp of enormous leadership changes in the arts in the United States,” says Ramona Baker, academic director for Goucher’s arts administration master’s program. “Literally every day I see someone else who is stepping down, and we have people who want to be able to step up into those positions.” A growing […]

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Arts Management

Arts Management Programs Train Future Arts Administrators

“Our philosophy is that there’s nothing that can’t really be done online at this point,” says David Edelman, director of the performing arts leadership and management program at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Va., which offers a fully online M.S. degree. “When students come out of this program, they will find that their indebtedness is not […]

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Alumni Successes

Erin Puskar, Shenandoah Conservatory alumna and Fulbright semifinalist

Puskar and Speranzo Advance to Fulbright Semifinals

Shenandoah Conservatory alumna Erin Puskar ’15, ’16 and senior music education major Joey Speranzo ’17 have been named Fulbright semifinalists by the national screening committee. Puskar hopes to study and research in Taiwan, and Speranzo seeks to be an English teaching assistant in Bulgaria. The Fulbright selection process has two stages: the national screening committee […]

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Journal Features First Study From Performing Arts Medicine Program

A study by Performing Arts Medicine Program Dance Physical Therapist Lyndsey Ford, D.P.T., and Director and Associate Professor of Athletic Training Rose Schmieg, D.H.Sc., was published in the November 2014 issue of JOPERD: The Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance. Their journal article, titled “Implementing a Foot-screening Clinic for University Musical Theater Students: A […]

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