Center for Arts Leadership
University of Houston
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
402 Agnes Arnold Hall
Houston, TX 77204-3000
News and Events
Upcoming 2014 Events:
Friday and Saturday, April 5 & 6, 2014
Suggested December 2013 Events:
December 6 at noon, and 6 & 7 at 7:30 p.m.
An entire evening of new works choreographed, lit, designed and produced by SOTD students. The University of Houston School of Theatre & Dance is known for producing some of Houston’s most well known young choreographic and dance talent - don't miss seeing the rising stars of tomorrow!
A live performance by Theaster Gates and the Black Monks of Mississippi, an experimental music ensemble of Chicago-based vocalists and musicians founded in 2008. Directed by Gates, the music is influenced by diverse traditions, including Gospel, Blues and Buddhist and Zen chants. Featuring Yaw Agyeman on vocals, Mikel Avery on percussion, Orron Kenyetta with spoken word, and Khari Lemuel on cello. Free and open to all.
Co-presented by Blaffer Art Museum, Project Row Houses, and the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts. Supported through the Innovation Grants program of the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts, which is funded in part by the Houston Endowment, Inc.
Center for Arts Leadership in the Media
Center Director Sixto Wagan was interviewed by Kyoung H. Park, leader of the Cultural Democracy and Representation Team for The Brooklyn Commune Project, one of a series of interviews to address issues of diversity and social inclusion in contemporary performing arts.
UH is the Houston Screening Site for the 2013 Creative Time Summit.
Video of the UH Arts 2013 Open House - A Taste of the Arts which included the Center for Arts Leadership.
Fleurette Fernando, director of the M.A. in Arts Leadership, and Sixto Wagan, director of the Center for Arts Leadership are quoted in Culture Map Houston’s article on the College’s Arts Leadership Initiative, University of Houston launches graduate program to train leaders in the arts. Glasstire's take on the new initiative.
Read The Daily Cougar's article about The Houston Endowment $1.5 million investment in UH Arts and the Center for Arts Leadership here.