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Author: Robin Gillette

LinkedIn helpfully reminded me that it’s been five years since I started Arts Progress, and it’s gone better than I could have imagined. In that span, we’ve had the privilege to work with a wide array of fantastic clients, including: Ann Bancroft Foundation, Art Shanty Projects, Brownbody, Chain Reaction Theater...

2017 was the biggest year yet for Arts Progress, with clients including Ann Bancroft Foundation, Brownbody, Forecast Public Art, Frank Theatre, Italian Cultural Center, Mixed Blood Theatre, Theater Mu, The O'Shaughnessy, Park Square Theatre, Playwrights' Center, Sheldon Theatre, Sod House Theater, SOS Theater, SteppingStone Theatre,...

It’s been a great 2017 so far, with lots of projects completed, and more on the horizon. Here’s a brief recap:   Projects we’ve recently finished Mixed Blood Theatre– Safe at Home We managed marketing and audience logistics for this site-specific theater production, staged at the St. Paul Saints...

Turnover at the top can be a scary time for nonprofits. This is especially the case for founding directors and artistic leaders, since the personalities of the director and the organization can get intertwined. However, it’s an opportunity to re-examine structure and strategies, emerging in...

For the month of April, I'm working on so many cool projects that it'd be criminal not to share the news so you can take part as well. I'm doing interim management work at the Jungle Theater, while handling the search for their new managing director....

At some point, every nonprofit is asked for evaluation results, usually by a funder. And the typical response is, "Oh, c'mon - can't you just trust that we're doing good work? Who has time to waste with evaluation?" But how much of our frustration with...