Monday, August 29th, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm - JW Marriot Platinum C
Margaret Selby, with an eye for cultivating exceptional talent, manages the careers of major choreographers, dance companies and theatrical events, supporting performance and touring around the world. After her first jobs in artist management at CAMI and APA, Selby ventured into public television first with The Children’s Television Network and then with the Peabody/Emmy Award-winning series Great Performances: Dance in America. In 1999 Selby was approached by the great impresario Ronald Wilford to produce and direct a film on the legendary animator and Director, Chuck Jones. After the success of Chuck Jones: Extremes and In-Betweens - A Life in Animation, Selby was invited to head CAMI Spectrum LLC by Ronald Wilford. From luminaries in the dance world such as Moses Pendleton, David Parsons, Alonzo King, and Desmond Richardson, to today’s most important choreographers and companies such as Jessica Lang and Jessica Lang Dance, BODYTRAFFIC, Ballet BC, Cedar Lake, Complexions Contemporary Ballet and Shen Wei Dance Arts. Selby also works with theatrical productions worldwide. CAMI Spectrum toured FELA! The Broadway show (winner of 4 Tony Awards, produced by Jay-Z, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith) around the United States and Europe. For ten years Selby has been touring Slava’s Snowshow in Mexico, Brazil, Greece and the USA.