2018 Conference

Super Showcase Schedule

Super Showcase Schedule

Ronna Kalish

RONNA KALISH has been Director of the New Mexico Tech Performing Arts Series since 1992, a multidisciplinary presenting program in Central New Mexico that she built from a small vo

Meet the PAD International Guests

Please join the Western Arts Alliance Board and Staff in welcoming the 2018 Performing Arts Discovery (PAD) delegation.

Ben Cohen

BEN COHEN serves as Vice President of Booking and Tour Development for Cadenza Artists, a Los Angeles-based full-service talent agency, where he oversees the booking and developmen

Renae Williams Niles

RENAE WILLIAMS NILES is currently the Chief Operating Officer for the Glorya Kaufman School of Dance at USC and has worked in the arts for 25 years.

Krys Holmes

With a background in writing, musical performance, event curation, fundraising, and arts presenting, KRYS HOLMES has contributed to the creative voice of Montana for 20 years.

Heena Patel

HEENA PATEL is a cultural consultant and connector, as well as the founder of MELA Arts Connect, whose mission is to nurture the ecosystem around South Asian performing arts a

Brenda Wong Aoki

An international touring artist for over 42 years, BRENDA WONG AOKI has been presented at the Kennedy Center, New Victory Theater, Hong Kong Performing Arts Center, Adelaide I

Madison Cario

MADISON CARIO is Director of the Office of the Arts at Georgia Tech, which endeavors to embed creative experiences into the lives and learning of Georgia Tech students, the br

Steve Sugerman

STEVE SUGERMAN is the President of Sugerman Communications Group, which he founded in 2002.


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