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Nonprofits in the Performing Arts

This guide surfaces key concepts and deep-dive resources for people interested in entering the nonprofit performing arts sector.

What is a Board of Directors

This 4 minute, 57 second video provides a brief overview of the 5 core responsibilities of nonprofit boards.

What is an Executive Director

This 13 minute, 30 second video introduces the key responsibilities of a nonprofit executive director.

What is an Artistic Director

Throughout this 5 minute interview, Contact theater's artistic director Matt Fenton describes what an artistic director does, his journey into the profession, and what that work looks like in practice at Contact.

Learning to Manage a Nonprofit Performing Arts Organization

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