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Abruzzo Associates - For the last 30 years James Abruzzo has been actively involved in the management, consulting, research and teaching of nonprofit management. James manages a large consulting group of professionals who work with clients like the US Fund for UNICEF, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, the George Eastman House, the United Negro College Fund, the America India Foundation, Gates Millennium Scholarship Fund, the Royal Opera House in Oman, Harvard and Stanford University, the National Museums of Science and Industry in London, the and other clients in Europe as well as Asia.

AMS Planning & Research - AMS is a highly experienced arts management consulting firm, providing counsel, planning, and research services to hundreds of arts and cultural organizations for over 20 years.

Artec - Artec Consultants Inc is the global leader in the design and planning of innovative performing arts facilities. Founded in 1970, we provide specialized consulting services for facilities of all types from opera houses, concert halls, and multi-purpose theatres, to open air venues and historic renovations.

Arts Consulting Group - A leading provider of hands-on interim management, executive search, fundraising & marketing consulting, facilities & program planning, and organizational development services for the arts and culture industry.

Ascendant Strategy Management Group - Our mission is to help social and public sector organizations increase their impact. We work with leading nonprofitsgovernment agencies, and associations to develop strategy management systems that enable organizations to better achieve their missions.

4Site Programming - 4Site delivers practical, mission-based performing arts programming guidance and booking services. With a perspective that comes from decades of experience in the field, we help organizations create programming strategies that move them forward in a smart, sustainable manner.

Going Barefoot - goingbarefoot•inc. was formally founded in 1994, building on past experience to more closely focus on arts project management services and customized entertainment planning, design & production for commemorative events.

Alan Harrison - Alan Harrison has over 20 years of senior experience in the nonprofit arts industry, acting as an agent of positive change with some of the most prolific companies in the country: Lincoln Center Theater, Seattle Repertory Theatre, the Pasadena Playhouse, Pittsburgh Public Theater, and the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, to name a few.

Historic Theatre Consultants - Whether you need a feasibility study or consultation on specifying theatre systems for your building restoration, we have the expertise to assist you. We can offer programming and special event coordination for historic theatre operators based upon real world experience that can be tailor-made to fit your needs. We have experience in all aspects of preservation planning and implementation that comes from relationships with acknowledged leaders in the industry. We offer hourly consultation as well as project based fees. We look forward to hearing about your specific project and needs.


Landry and Bogan -  Landry & Bogan, Incorporated is the evolutionary development of the theatre consulting practice begun by Paul Landry in 1965. From the beginning, our fundamental goal has been to help theatre users identify and prioritize their functional needs and to know the technology to meet those needs in the most efficient and economical ways. 

Lean Arts Management - Lean Arts Management believes that presenting the arts can be managed as a self sustaining enterprise. Focused on "lean" values, we help create systems that deliver outstanding audience and artist satisfaction. 

Market Value Productions - The restoration of a historic theatre requires more than just an avid desire, creative vision, and passion to get the job done - it requires a seasoned team of theatre restoration experts who understand the process and are willing to help guide you through it to its successful completion. With over 80 years of collective experience in theatre restorations, operations, programming, management, fundraising, and planning historic theatre renovations, the team at Market Value Productions will commit to saving you time, resources, and money. We are your “one stop” theatre restoration management team. From theatre restoration to building management, from ticketing operations to subscription series programming and marketing, from restoration budgets to fundraising and capital campaigns, we’re here to help you make those crucial decisions that are going to make the difference between success and failure.

The Office -  THE OFFICE performing arts + film is an independent curator and production company based in New York and London and run by Laurie Cearley, Olli Chanoff, Nadine Goellner, and founder Rachel Chanoff. We work in ongoing partnerships with festivals, venues, and institutions to create cultural programming that is unique and mission specific. We also produce events around the world, and consult on programming with organizations ranging from museums to universities to libraries to PACs.

Slover Linnet Strategies - Slover Linett is an audience research firm for the culture and education sectors. We help universitiesmuseumsarts organizations and other nonprofits understand their audiences so they can connect to more people, more deeply.

Snow Hill Strategies - Balancing tradition with innovation, SnowHill Strategies employs a measurable, results-based approach to financial strategy, organizational assessment, executive interim management. SnowHill also specializes in philanthropic program advising, trusteeship, and family foundation establishment.

Theatre Consultants Collaborative - A team of industry veterans and creative thinkers who joined forces in October 2003 to assist clients through the complex process of theatre programming, sustainable planning and design, as well as the design and integration of specialized performance systems.

Theatre Management Associates - Theatre Management Associates (TMA) is a company whose principals have a combined experience of over 60 years in all aspects of the performing arts business such as programming and presenting, facilities and construction management, staff recruitment and training and contract negotiation. 

TRG Arts - Since its founding, TRG has worked with more than 350 clients. A team of dedicated employees works together to help them produce superior revenues and build audiences while improving the return on investment of their marketing activities. TRG's range of services also has grown and includes marketing consulting, database marketing and analytics, and patron behavior research. A true 21st century company, technology plays a major role in enhancing all aspects of TRG's work.

WolfBrown - The guiding philosophy of our work is engagement – engaging nonprofit leadership, their funders, and stakeholders in honest discussions about effectiveness and value, engaging audiences and visitors in deeper and more meaningful experiences, and engaging whole communities in the bold act of envisioning their future.
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