Tag Archives: Jim Hart

Two-Time Champion: Arts Entrepreneurship Student Sam Lankford

For future students in this class, I would say to dream big and to not be afraid to share your ideas–even if you think they might not be that good because they might just turn out to be amazing. When I first came up with my idea for the pitch contest… Continue reading

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TEDx: Teaching Arts Entrepreneurship via Games

SMU’s Director of Arts Entrepreneurship teaches through intensive games. Watch now… Continue reading

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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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Creative Destruction and the Status Quo

The “status quo” is what currently exists in way of a situation or the “current state of affairs.” It is the norm, the everyday. However, the status quo is constantly evolving and what exists as the status quo now, did … Continue reading

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Arts Entrepreneurship Games for the Classroom

Jim Hart, Director of Arts Entrepreneurship at SMU, has created a new website of Arts Entrepreneurship Games. Games are a means of teaching arts entrepreneurship to artists, which appeal to artistic sensibilities. To see the website, go to: http://artsentrepreneurshipgames.wordpress.com A new … Continue reading

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10 Pieces of Advice for Heroic Arts Entrepreneurs

1. Have passion or don’t do it. You must believe in your own idea before any other person does. That is the first step. You must believe to effectively communicate your vision. Be passionate about it. Passion is contagious and … Continue reading

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