School of Film, Dance and Theatre

Initiatives

The Pave Program in Arts Entrepreneurship

Public Programming

The Pave Program sponsors a series of public talks every two years with a biennial symposium held on the alternate year. All events are open to the public and most events are free. See the events page for the most up-to-date scheduling information.

BIENNIAL SYMPOSIUM ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN THE ARTS

4th Biennial Pave Symposium on Entrepreneurship and the Arts:
Creativity and New Venture Creation in the Arts


May 8-9, 2015

Arizona State University’s 4th Biennial Pave Symposium on Entrepreneurship and the Arts in collaboration with the UW-Madison Bolz Center for Arts Administration presents a national symposium on creativity and new venture creation in the arts. Participants will explore the processes, outcomes, and impacts of new venture creation in the arts through hands-on workshops, speakers, pitch sessions, and research presentations. Framed by an interactive workshop on creativity led by Elizabeth Long-Lingo and anchored by keynote speeches by RubyLerner, CEO of Creative Capital, and Steven J. Tepper, Dean of the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, the symposium will also include concurrent sessions on theory, practice, and pedagogy for arts entrepreneurship, creativity, and new venture creation in the arts.

Download the call for session proposals here.

Register for the Biennial Pave Symposium.


2013–2014 Pave Speakers Series

Thriving as an Artist in Arizona
Tania Katan, performer and author of My One-Night Stand With Cancer
Oct. 11, 2013 at 4 p.m., Lyceum Theatre

Tania Katan is an award-winning author, keynote speaker and solo-performer. Her memoir My One-Night Stand With Cancer received the Stonewall Book Award and Publishing Triangle Award, and was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. Katan has appeared on NPRs Snap Judgment, at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, ACT Seattle, Painted Bride Art Center, Comedy Central Stage, TEDx, and more. Her performances and published work have been cited in the New York Times, Huffington Post, GLAMOUR, and other publications. Currently, she is Producer at Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art Lounge (SMoCA Lounge) For more info about museum programs, visit: www.smocalounge.org. For more info about her writing, speaking and performance work visit: www.taniakatan.com

Thriving as an Artist
Aaron Landsman
Oct. 28, 2013 at 4 p.m., Lyceum Theatre

 

Survival and Sustainbility in the Nonprofit Arts
Roland Kushner
Nov. 8, 2013 at 2:30 p.m., University Center (411 N. Central, Phoenix) room 822A
Co-sponsored by the School of Community Resources and Development

 

Title TBD
Claudia Larocco
Feb. 21, 2014 at 4 p.m., Lyceum Theatre

 

Making a Living and a Life
Laura Zabel
March 21, 2014 at 4 p.m., Lyceum Theatre

 

For more information, contact the School of Film, Dance and Theatre at 480.965.5337 or Professor Linda Essig at linda.essig@asu.edu.