Produced by ContemporaryPerformance.com and the Sarah Lawrence College MFA Theatre Program, the SLC Performance Lab interviews visiting artists to the MFA Theatre Program’s Grad Lab, one of the core classes of the program where grads work with guest artists and develop group generated performance pieces monthly.
Beth Pickens was interviewed by Kyrie Ellison(SLC 21) on Zoom.
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Beth Pickens Consultant for artists and arts organizations Beth Pickens is a Los Angeles-based consultant for artists and arts organizations. She is the author of the book Your Art Will Save Your Life (Feminist Press, 2018) and the pamphlets Making Art During Fascism and On Artists and Hopelessness. She provides career consultation, grant writing, fundraising, and financial, project, and strategic planning services for clients throughout the US. Before relocating to Los Angeles in 2014, she was based in San Francisco where she served as Senior Program Manager at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and Managing Director of both RADAR Productions and the Queer Cultural Center. She specializes in supporting queer and trans artists, women, and artists of color.
Check out Beth Pickens new Podcast, Mind Your Practice.