About the Author
KAREN BROOKS HOPKINS is president at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), where she has worked since 1979. She has also served as executive producer of New York Citys Bergman Festival, development director at the New Playwrights Theatre, in Washington, DC, and director of theatre at the Jewish Community Center in Rockville, Maryland. Hopkins received a medal from the Royal Dramatic Theater of Sweden, as well as Norways King Olav Medal for work done on behalf of the Norwegian National Ballet.
CAROLYN STOPLER FRIEDMAN is chief development officer of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, Illinois. Friedman is also an adjunct faculty member at Chicago's School of the Art Institute, teaching a graduate course on arts marketing and development. Previously, she was vice president for development and public affairs for AFS Intercultural Programs, Inc., headed development departments at Playwrights Horizons and the National Theatre of the Deaf, and was associate director of the National Corporate Fund for Dance, Inc.