Arts Presenters: Margaret Lawrence

Margaret LawrenceMargaret Lawrence is the Director of Programming at the Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth College. The “Hop” presents each year 100 or more live performances in music, theater and dance, plus well over 200 film screenings and other events. Most recently, Class Divide, a three-year programming initiative, seeks to examine the issue of class through the arts.

In this interview, Margaret talks about the multiple roles that the Hopkins Center plays within the local community, how to forge relationships with artists, and the whys and hows of commissioning new works.

This interview is part of an ongoing series with the Association of Performing Arts Presenters.

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2 Responses to “Arts Presenters: Margaret Lawrence”

  1. Penny Schwartz
    April 1st, 2008 11:40
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    Great interview! Wish we could see the Uzbek group, since we were there a couple of years ago! Are they dancers, musicians, etc?
    Keep up the good work!

  2. Ana Maria
    May 6th, 2008 11:12
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    Peggy,

    The theatre group Margaret referred to is Ilkhom Theatre and here is their website:

    http://www.ilkhom.com/english

    You can see some of their tour dates on the home page.

    Enjoy!

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