The Field is thrilled to have FRAN KIRMSER, a two time Tony Award Winner, back as our teacher of Marketing and Communication Strategies this fall.Fran has worked for over twelve years, producing, promoting and fundraising for dance and theater, and has been working with The Field for several years!
Collectively she has raised millions of dollars in institutional funding and corporate sponsorships for hundreds of companies. She has held positions in Development, Public Relations, Management, or Booking and Representation with the following organizations: Ellis Wood Dance, Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation, Lisa Giobbi Movement Theater, Shen Wei, Pascal Rioult Dance Theater, Doug Varone and Dancers, Sandra Cameron Dance Center, Pentacle.
She was a founder of manhattan theatre source 1999-2011 where she served as Producing Artistic Director and in 2002 founded Made to Move, Inc. - a non-profit dedicated to the advancement of public knowledge of the art of dance and theatre that still thrives today.
Fran produced August Wilson's Radio Golf on Broadway nominated for four Tony Awards. She holds two Tony Awards for the 2009 Best Musical Revival Hair and this year's 2013 Best Play Revival Whose Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. In 2010 Fran conceived a sports series for stage including the 2011 longest running Broadway play Lombardi, Magic/Bird and now Bronx Bombers.
She is a graduate of Skidmore College with continuing education at NYU Tisch School of Dance and Columbia University.
Our Marketing and Communications Strategies workshop will take place at The Field on Tuesday October 29, at 6:30pm and in the vein of our fall theme of resilience, will address creating a communication strategy that adapts to your needs over time! For more info, visit us here!