Career Development Seminar Offered for Kentucky’s Performing Artists
FRANKFORT, KY — The Kentucky Arts Council in partnership with the Mountain Arts Center, The Center for Rural Development and the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Offices is offering a full-day seminar to assist musicians, storytellers and dancers with issues of marketing and promotion, business practices and the variety of opportunities available to performing artists.
The seminar, Career Development in the Performing Arts will feature choices from a series of hour-long concurrent workshops and a roundtable luncheon to discuss the following topics.
- Opportunities for performing artists through the Kentucky Arts Council
- How to act as your own agent
- Promoting your music
- Building on your strengths as a performing artist
- Storytelling as a teaching tool
- Finding your niche in the marketplace
- Inspiring youth through performance
Career Development in the Performing Arts will be held on Monday, May 19, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. EDT at the Mountain Arts Center, 50 Hal Rogers Drive, Prestonsburg, Ky. The seminar fee is $10, payable at the door. However, pre-registration is required. For more information and to pre-register, contact Kentucky Arts Council Regional Outreach Director Judy Sizemore at 606-364-5831 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Kentucky Arts Council is a state agency in the Commerce Cabinet that creates opportunities for Kentuckians to value, participate in and benefit from the arts. Kentucky Arts Council funding is provided by the Kentucky State Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art.
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The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, invests in programs that develop vibrant communities, provide lifelong education in the arts and support arts participation. Every $1 invested in operating support grants by the Kentucky Arts Council leverages $24 in earned income and matching funds from individuals, philanthropic sources and other levels of government.