The MMIAM Journey

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

Promoting cross-cultural dialogue between Iranian-Canadians and their multicultural neighbours:

In conversation with Elahe Marjovi

Elahe Marjovi was a freelance theatre designer for five years before joining the fourth cohort of the MMIAM program. She graduated in 2017 and is now the Fundraising and Donations Officer for Tirgan, an Iranian-Canadian cultural organization based in Toronto. As someone with a background in theatre, what motivated her to move towards a career …

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Developing the Skills Needed to be a Successful Entrepreneur in the Cultural Sector:

In Conversation with SMU Director of Arts Entrepreneurship James Hart

James Hart is Director of Arts Entrepreneurship, Professor of Practice at the Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University. He teaches workshops in arts entrepreneurship as part of the MMIAM program. He is also the author of the recently published Classroom Exercises for Entrepreneurship: A Cross-disciplinary Approach (Edward Elgar Publishing, Ltd.)[1]. Laura Adlers interviewed …

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An International Perspective on Managing a Career as a Woman Composer (Abridged)

The study draws on qualitative and some quantitative data derived from the survey responses of 225 women composers internationally. The study makes three contributions to the body of knowledge on the careers and career trajectories of women composers. First, it enhances our understanding of this under studied population by examining how the women work, how …

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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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