George Mason University’s School of Theater and the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ Office of Diversity and Inclusion present the Cultivating 21st-Century Audiences panel, which was filmed in front of a live audience at the Center for the Arts’ Monson Grand Tier III on October 2, 2023.
This networking event and panel discussion featured D.C.-area performing arts center leaders and aimed to explore goals and challenges surrounding the cultivation of arts audiences. The evening began with light refreshments and networking followed by the panel discussion, which included an open question-and-answer session.
The panelists included Adrienne Bryant Godwin, director of programming for Mason Arts’ Center for the Arts and Hylton Performing Arts Center; Maria Manuela Goyanes, artistic director of Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company; Naysan Mojgani, associate artistic director at Round House Theatre; and Serge Seiden, managing director of Mosaic Theater Company. The discussion was moderated by Djola Branner, professor of theater and director of Mason’s School of Theater.
The event was designed specifically to engage artists and enthusiasts of the performing arts industry, foster relationships within our arts community, and invite robust conversations to strategize and question efforts in place to build the next generation of arts supporters.
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