Carl Sylvestre selected for the 2012 class of Incubator for Executive Leaders of Color at New York Foundation for the Arts

Announcing | The Incubator for Executive Leaders of Color Participants 2021

Food for Thought: Arts Activism & Technology (Video)

In March 2021, Carl Sylvestre moderated a conversation on arts, activism and technology as part of “Regina Taylor’s Black Album” project mixtape at Southern Methodist University. The hour-long virtual dinner program featured Robert Barry Fleming, Executive Artistic Director at Actors Theatre of Louisville; Nataki Garrett, Artistic Director at Oregon Shakespeare

Become a Champion of Regional Theatre promotion (video)

Carl Sylvestre reporting on the Hearst Foundations Covid-19 grant and announcing the Moving Forward Fund for Theatre Forward at the February 8 virtual gala. Download

Donor Stewardship During a Crisis (video)

On August 27, 2020, Carl Sylvestre moderated a discussion on how organizations should go about engaging donors during the Covid-19 pandemic with Arts Reach. Click below to view the discussion.

Theatre at the heart of public life: Seattle Rep’s Public Works by Carl Sylvestre

“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players” William Shakespeare, As You Like It, Act II I often hear the expression, “theatre changed my life.”  This September, it took on additional meaning for me when I heard it from a woman waiting to make her debut

Carl Sylvestre Consulting was proud to have helped in the design of this important survey

Theatre as Community Builder: The National Black Theatre Festival by Carl Sylvestre

A recent visit to the 15th biennial National Black Theatre Festival in Winston Salem, NC is a reminder of theatre’s role as a community builder.  In a time when the news is often about divisions and the fear of the other, theatre remains a place where people can gather to

Maximizing direct mail campaigns by Carl Sylvestre and Kimberly Reeve

By Carl Sylvestre and Kimberly Reeve  In this age of social media, many organizations are considering whether or not they need to continue or launch direct mail campaigns. While direct mail may seem like an old-school form of fundraising, it can often be an integral part of a comprehensive fundraising