Arts Management & Entrepreneurship


Guest Artists

Guest Artists visit BW for workshops and presentations throughout the year, which is a great way for students to learn more about arts management from professionals in the field.

Recent guests have included:

  • Corey Atkins, Artistic Associate for Engagement, Cleveland Play House
  • Janet Barlow, Director of the Stocker Arts Center, Lorain County Community College
  • Renee Boerner, Assistant Director of Inside Sales and Service, PlayhouseSquare
  • Larry Bole, Marketing Director, Telarc & Head Up Records, Concord Music Group 
  • Kathleen Cerveny, Director of Evaluation and Institutional Learning, The Cleveland Foundation
  • Richard Cihlar, Founder and Owner, Pop Shop Gallery
  • Charlotta Enflo, Executive Director, Dobama Theatre
  • Bill Guentzler, Artistic Director, Cleveland International Film Festival
  • Daniel Hahn, Education Director, Great Lakes Theater
  • Hadden Hippsley, President and CEO, Lambda Productions, Inc.
  • Joan Katz Napoli, Director of Education and Community Programs, The Cleveland Orchestra
  • Terry Liu, Arts Education Specialist, National Endowment for the Arts
  • Heather Meeker, Executive Director, Musical Theater Project
  • Karen Gahl Mills, Executive Director, Cuyahoga Arts & Culture
  • Thom Moore, Grammy award-winning Producer, Five/Four Productions
  • John Mullaney, Executive Director, Nord Family Foundation
  • Lauren Onkey, Vice President of Education and Public Programs, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
  • Katie Rose, Promotions Manager, House of Blues Cleveland / Live Nation
  • Doug Snyder, Broadcast Division Agent, The Talent Group
  • Jill Snyder, Executive Director, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland (MOCA)
  • Eugenia Strauss, Executive Director, City Music Cleveland
  • Bob Taylor, Executive Director, Great Lakes Theater
  • Anita Tucker, Founder, where4ARThou Marketing
  • Gina Vernaci, Senior Vice President for Theatre Operations, PlayhouseSquare
  • Thomas Welsh, Associate Director of Music, Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Lora Workman, Education / Community Liaison, PlayhouseSquare
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