The MMIAM Journey

A blog about the Master of Management
in International Arts Management program

Notre-Dame is Burning: Learning from the Crisis of a Superstar Religious Monument (Abridged)

On the night of 15 April 2019, Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral caught fire.  Within a few hours, two thirds of the roof, the structure and the 93-metre spire of this building, whose construction began in the 12th century, were destroyed and parts of the interior were grievously damaged. But due to the efforts of 500 …

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Expanding Horizons Through Dance:

An Interview with Charles Santos

Charles Santos is the Executive and Artistic Director of the Texas dance presenter TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND, and the newest member of MMIAM’s International Advisory Board. Charles curates dance performances/companies from all over the world to bring to North Texas through TITAS, which was recently rebranded as TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND to reflect the original and progressive nature of …

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Working Abroad and the Art of Tomorrow, Today:

An Interview with Yumi Palleschi

Yumi is from Terni, Italy and is a former concert pianist with a bachelors from Fryderyck Chopin University of Music in Warsaw and a masters in piano performance from SMU in Dallas. She graduated with the most recent cohort (6th) of MMIAM in July 2019. She is currently the Administrative Director at Joe Jack et …

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The Paradoxes of “Teaming” in the Creative Events Industry: The Case of Balich Worldwide Shows (Abridged)

Balich Worldwide Shows (BWS) is an Italy-based firm that operates globally in the entertainment production market, creating, designing and producing live events such as Olympic ceremonies, permanent and touring shows and exclusive events. Projects on this scale require complex teams that are large, diverse, highly specialized and virtual. The authors analyze the BWS case from …

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