Author Archives: James Hart

TCG posts Arts Entrepreneurs on Audience

Theatre Communications Group, producer of American Theatre Magazine is, arguably, America’s most important theatre organization. In this conversation, Jim Hart, Director of Arts Entrepreneurship at Meadows School of the Arts, SMU and Chad Leslie, international theatre director and Resident Artistic Director … Continue reading

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Traded $5,645 From Some Marbles

  In the Arts Entrepreneurship/Arts Management class Attracting Capital at SMU, this semester, students Tala Duwaji and Sam Lankford accomplished something remarkable. They played The Marble Game and began trading up in value from a marble. Three weeks, later, they … Continue reading

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Should You Share Your Ideas?

Should you worry about ideas being stolen? Some never share before necessary, such as when seeking funding. Others speak about their ideas with as many as possible. Ideas do get stolen. Ideas are cheap, but action is not. If you … Continue reading

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Simpatico: Artists and Entrepreneurs

What does it mean to be an entrepreneur? What does it mean to be an artist? To be an entrepreneur means you take risk for an idea you are passionate about in the hopes of making a living. What does … Continue reading

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USASBE Entrepreneurship Conference Win!

SMU’s Director of Arts Entrepreneurship, Jim Hart, won USASBE Spark!, a contest for impactful entrepreneurial exercises. Hart received first place out of approximately fifty entries and received a cash prize of $750. At the same conference, Hart, in collaboration with Julienne … Continue reading

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AMAE Student Allison Beck’s Article

Allison Beck, Meadows and AMAE student, had her article “On the Path toward Arts Management” published in the SMU campus paper on April 12. Allison had this to say about Meadows’ faculty and Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship classes: Like … Continue reading

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Interview with Nancy Clearly, Entrepreneur

What do you do? I am the founder and CEO of Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing, Inc. I also act as publisher and serve as graphic designer and publicist. Why did you decide to start this kind of activity? I started a publishing … Continue reading

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