Kenneth Foster

Kenneth Foster is Professor of Practice in the Thornton School of Music and Director of the Graduate Arts Leadership program at the University of Southern California. From 2003 to 2013 he was Executive Director of the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. His first book, Performing Arts Presenting: From Theory to Practice, was published in 2006. His second book, Arts Leadership; Creating Sustainable Arts Organizations, was published by Routledge Press in May 2018. He has an extensive national and international consulting practice for a variety of arts organizations, specializing in leadership development and innovative organizational design and planning for the 21st century. He currently resides in Pasadena with his partner Nayan Shah.

Jan 01, 2019
Arts Leadership and a Healthy Arts Community

Jul 01, 2008
Demystifying the Art of Presenting