Meet Me At Mill Mountain: The Podcast

Raising The Bar in the Arts with Amanda Nelson

August 09, 2020 Season 1 Episode 11
Meet Me At Mill Mountain: The Podcast
Raising The Bar in the Arts with Amanda Nelson
Show Notes

Our tenth official episode of Meet Me At Mill Mountain: The Podcast features Amanda Nelson, Associate Professor of Theatre and Arts Leadership at Virginia Tech. Host Ginger Poole (MMT Producing Artistic Director) learns how Amanda Nelson is raising the bar in the arts. 

Amanda Nelson directs the M.F.A. program area in Arts Leadership. Before coming to Virginia Tech, Amanda worked 11 years for the world-renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in NYC, where she oversaw membership programs, government relations, corporate sponsorships, and foundation support. 

Prior to joining Ailey, she worked in marketing and educational outreach. At IBM, she was part of a web marketing team; at the non-profit Girls Incorporated, she designed and implemented arts programs for inner-city youth; and at Young Audiences of the Bay Area, she worked in outreach and marketing.

Mill Mountain Theatre strives to inspire, entertain, enrich, educate, and challenge audiences of Southwest Virginia through high-quality, professional theatrical productions and experiences. Meet Me At Mill Mountain: The Podcast explores all of the buzz words in Mill Mountain Theatre's mission statement.