• Interview: Charles Dillingham (2010)

    By: Art Priromprintr, MFA '11

    Charles Dillingham was the managing director at Center Theatre Group from 1991 to 2011, where he supervised all development, marketing, administrative and financial aspects of Center Theatre Group. Prior to CTG, he was CEO of The Entertainment Corporation USA, presenting the Bolshoi Ballet, Bolshoi Opera, Kirov Ballet, Kirov Opera, and Royal Ballet at the Metropolitan Opera House and on U.S. tours. He was executive director of American Ballet Theatre when Mikhail Baryshnikov was artistic director, managing director of the Brooklyn Academy of Music Theatre Company, general manager of the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco and general manager of the Westport Country Playhouse. He has served on the board of LA Stage Alliance and on theatre advisory panels at the California Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts and on the Board of Arts for L.A.. He is a member of the Board of Councilors of the USC School of Theatre, and the Executive Committee of the League of Resident Theatres.  He graduated from Yale School of Drama with an MFA in Theater Management in 1968, and graduated from Yale College in 1965.

    In this interview, Dillingham discusses working in partnership with artists, the mentors who contributed to his training, and the greatest challenges facing the field.

    Charles Dillingham (2010) [INTERVIEW]

     

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    Added on: September 16, 2011