The MMIAM Journey

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

Daniel Lamarre (Courtesy of Cirque du Soleil)

Celebrating Cultural Diversity and Sharing the Magic of Cirque du Soleil with the World: In Conversation with Daniel Lamarre

Daniel Lamarre, O.C., is the President and CEO of Cirque du Soleil, one of the most successful entertainment enterprises in the world. He is also a member of the MMIAM program’s International Advisory Committee. Students in the program have the privilege of visiting Cirque du Soleil’s creative headquarters in Montréal to tour the facilities and …

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Less is More at Bruce Wood Dance in Dallas: In Conversation with Executive Director Gayle Halperin

Gayle Halperin is a former professional dancer and the administrative force behind Bruce Wood Dance since 2010. She is also the newest member of the MMIAM program’s International Advisory Committee. Laura Adlers interviewed her recently to learn more about Bruce Wood Dance and her role there. Who was Bruce Wood and how was Bruce Wood …

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Dancing on the Edge of Innovation: MMIAM Graduate Leaves Italy to Join Dance Therapy Team at Les Grands Ballets Canadiens

Anna Aglietta graduated from the MMIAM program in 2017. Originally from Turin, Italy, she is one of the first two graduates of the program to have received a double Master degree in international arts management from both Bocconi University and HEC Montréal. Anna became interested in arts management, because she wanted to be more in …

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MMIAM Graduate and Gallery Owner Showcases Quebec Artists to the World: In Conversation with Anne D’Amours McDonald

Anne D’Amours McDonald graduated from the MMIAM programme’s third cohort in 2016. Prior to her studies, she completed Bachelor and Master degrees in Fine Art and worked as an arts manager for several art galleries in her hometown of Québec City. Following her MMIAM studies, Anne returned home and founded Galerie.a to develop an international …

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