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The Cairo Arts Management Training in the Performing Arts 

AFCA for Arts and Culture is organizing an arts management training in the Performing Arts. This program is made with the support of the Supreme Council of Culture and the US Embassy in Cairo. 

We are inviting Yvette L. Campbell, former President and CEO at the Harlem School of the Arts and founding director of The Ailey Extension in New York City.

Concept and strategic Objective:

Introduce and enhance arts management theory and practice to Egyptian arts managers (intermediate level) and Egyptian artists.

Purpose:

  1. Enhance management skills for Egyptian artists/art managers.
  2. Help Egyptian artists /arts managers run their projects and/or organizations and make them sustainable.
  3. Initiate dialogue between American art managers (Yvette Campbell – Bill Bragin) and Egyptian arts managers and artists.
  4. Initiate dialogue between arts managers from the governmental sector and the independent sector in Egypt.
  5. Create conversation between beginner/intermediate level art managers with local established art organizations to showcase best practices and benchmark performances and how they managed to survive during the situation of turmoil and political conflict in Egypt.
  6. Giving the opportunity to one or more successful arts organization/ artists to show their work
  7. Starts a long-term arts management training and cooperation between the U.S. and Egypt.

Target Audience:

  • Intermediate-level art managers from cultural government entities (Ministry of culture).
  • Beginner/intermediate-level art managers from the independent sector.
  • Artists (dancers, choreographers, musicians, theater makers etc.)

The content of the program:

  • Specific sessions focused on the following topics: Strategic planning – Marketing – Fundraising – Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Talks by Egyptian artists/arts managers from the governmental and the independent sector

Important to know:

  • Please send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to receive the detailed schedule.
  • Arabic translation will be available for the non-English speakers