Douglas C. Evans, Executive Director of The Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach, has been an international cultural leader for more than three decades. In addition to being CEO of Premiere Global Partners an international consulting firm, he most recently held the position of Chief Development, Marketing and Communications Officer for the Perez Museum of Art in Miami. He was the Founder of Classical South Florida Radio, and has held the position of Chief Operating Officer of Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment and President of Broadway China Ventures. A prolific producer of Broadway musicals and plays, he has worked with a galaxy of classic stars, including Barbara Cook, Carol Lawrence, Nell Carter, Ann Miller, John Raitt, Juliet Prowse and Shirley MacLaine.
Marjorie Waldo, President & CEO of Arts Garage in Delray Beach, delivers innovative, diverse, meaningful and accessible visual and performing arts experiences to multi-cultural audiences. “The transformative nature of the Arts moves us, and Arts Garage is proud to connect our community to the world through the arts,” she says. Waldo earned her BA in Drama from the University of Virginia and an MA in Educational Leadership from FAU, A career educator with over 25 years’ experience, she worked for several decades as a high school principal at Tomorrow’s Promise Community School and as an education consultant focused on working with students facing debilitating societal and personal obstacles. A non-profit turn-around expert, Waldo has been running Arts Garage since 2016.
Interviewed by Dave Lawrence, President & CEO of the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County
Note: The second virtual CULTURE & COCKTAILS is FREE for everyone, both Cultural Council members and nonmembers. RSVP online or contact Debbie Calabria at (561) 472-3330.
The 2020-2021 season of CULTURE & COCKTAILS is generously sponsored by*:
The Roe Green Foundation, Roe Green, Founder
*As of 12/10/20. Additional sponsorship opportunities are still available.