Five Key Things About the Current (and Future) Field of Teaching Artistry
Recorded On: 09/16/2019
About this Webinar
The field of teaching artistry is growing, but in ways you may not expect. It is the workforce relied upon for most innovative experimentation into the future audiences in the U.S. Do you know its fastest growing areas? Do you have a vision for what it may well become? Join us for a webinar with Eric Booth, expert in the field of teaching artistry, as we take a look at the current state of teaching artists in the U.S.
- Participants will get a clear sense of how the crucial (but often overlooked) teaching artist workforce is developing and being deployed.
- Participants will explore some field-leading projects and hurdles the field of teaching artistry faces.
Teaching Artistry Specialist
In 2015 Eric Booth was given Americans for the Arts' Arts Education Leadership Award, and was named one of the 25 most influential people in the arts in the U.S. He began as a Broadway actor, and became a businessman (his company became the largest of its kind in the U.S. in 7 years), and author of seven books, the most recent are Playing for Their Lives (about the global El Sistema Movement) and Tending the Perennials: The Art and Spirit of a Personal Religion and The Music Teaching Artist's Bible. He has been on the faculty of Juilliard (12 years), Tanglewood (5 years), The Kennedy Center (20 years), and Lincoln Center Education (for 40 years, where now he is a leader of their Teaching Artist Development Labs). He serves as a consultant for many arts organizations (including seven of the ten largest U.S. orchestras), cities, states and businesses around the U.S.. A frequent keynote speaker, he gave the closing keynote to UNESCO's first world arts education conference, and he founded the International Teaching Artist Conferences, and founded the Teaching Artist Journal, and is the only recipient of an honorary doctorate for teaching artistry.