Performing Arts Projects

Selected Festivals and Performances

Co-produced five summer performing arts festival in collaboration with the Irvine Barclay Theatre and a year round outdoor performance program in collaboration with Arts Orange County Inc. at Orange County Great Park, 2008-2012.
Selected, managed and marketed seven professional performance seasons for a public theater in North San Diego County owned by the City of Poway and programmed by the Poway Center for the Performing Arts Foundation, 2003-2009.
Initiated Beverly Hills Arts Festival and produced and managed three Plaza Sweets concert seasons at the Beverly Hills Civic Center. Established on-going living theater program at historic Greystone Mansion, 2000-2002.
Produced eight performing arts seasons at Long Island’s the John Drew Theater featuring stage works by notable American theater artists including Robert Wilson and a comedy that Newsday designated as the best play on Long Island, 1993-1999.
Established and produced three seasons of an Irvine Arts Festival at Heritage Park, University of California, Irvine and Civic Center Plaza including an outdoor dance spectacles directed by Donald McKayle and Gloria Newman, City of Irvine 1990-1993.
Produced and managed four seasons of the SMARTS Festival on Santa Monica Pier and beach including By the Dawn’s Early Light 4th of July fireworks spectacle with live music seen by hundreds of thousands of spectators, City of Santa Monica, 1986-1989.
Produced The Annotated Lipchitz, an art spectacle by John White commissioned by LA Alive Festival and performed on the Los Angeles Music Center Plaza, 1988
Produced and managed the First New York Art Parade on Madison Avenue seen and heard by millions on network news and via a live broadcast on public radio.  The New York Times cited the Art Parade finale by Merle Laderman Ukeles as among the best ten dance events of 1983.
Produced festivals and celebrations at Battery Park, Chase Manhattan Plaza, Federal Hall, Castle Clinton Monument and World Trade Center Plaza including Fourth of July Dancing in the Streets of Lower Manhattan, Downtown Hoedown Country Music Festival and Lower Manhattan Jazz Festival, 1978-1979.

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