Forward Thinking: Power in Sharing
By Simon Woods
Arts organizations have long been dominated by the singular artistic leader at the top whose vision sets the course for the organization. As society changes and expectations for the sharing of power grow, that model is shifting in exciting ways. The Public Theater in New York is embracing a model of shared artistic leadership, with new voices and perspectives at the top—and is finding fresh success. What might orchestras learn? League President and CEO Simon Woods interviews Oskar Eustis, artistic director of the Public Theater.