2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

In the Wings: Programming Performing Arts Centers

Thursday, March 19
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 11AB
Austin Convention Center

In the changing landscape of touring, performing arts centers (PACs) are critical in bringing musicians and audiences together. The process of programming at performing arts centers is shifting with new economic realities and audience expectations. Explore the different influencers on programming at performing arts centers, and how the decision making process works.


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Bill Bragin

Dir of Public Programs

Arts Center At New York University Abu Dhabi

Bill Bragin is the director of public programs at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, where he is responsible for curating the popular Midsummer Night Swing and Lincoln Center Out of Doors fest...

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Chad Herzog

Dir of the Performing Arts

Juniata College

Chad Herzog has served as the director of the performing arts at Juniata College in Huntingdon, PA, since October 2006 and curator of the College’s performance series since 2002. Since taking over...

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Joi Brown

Co-Founder, Dir

4 Site Programming

Joi Brown is the Founder and Director of 4Site Programming, a consulting company that provides performing arts programming and support to multiple arts organizations and venues across the nation. ...

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Larry Kosson


The Roots Agency

Larry Kosson is the President of the Performing Arts Division at The Roots Agency, a firm known for its dedication to developing the touring careers of exceptional artists. The agency currently rep...

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