About Bridging the Gap
Inspired by arts consultant James Abruzzo’s The Leadership Crisis in Arts Management and further research on the leadership gap and talent management, Bridging the Gap: Preparing the Next Generation of Arts Leaders, was a panel discussion presented on Sunday, May 15, 2016, at the Apollo Theater. Panelists included Tiffany Rea-Fisher, Director of Operations and Artistic Director at Elisa Monte Dance and Michael Wiggins, Director of Education and Special Projects at Urban Arts Partnership. Creator of Bridging the Gap, Princess Belton moderated the panel discussion. Panelists shared their career experiences, the importance of succession planning and strategies towards attracting and retaining emerging arts leaders.