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Arnaldo J. López

Arnaldo J. López is an arts manager and development strategist with a Ph.D. in Latin/o American Literatures and Cultures from New York University. He joined Pregones Theater to help carry out its first capital campaign, successfully transforming a South Bronx warehouse into a vibrant performing arts center, and is part of the team that also engineered merger with the historic Puerto Rican Traveling Theater in Manhattan. As his company’s first Development Officer, and now its first Managing Director, he plays a key role as thought partner to the artistic directors, and provides leadership in strategic planning, program and facilities stewardship, diversified fundraising including public/private grants and individual gifts, and board development. Versed in a broad range of creative, community, and nonprofit topics, he also serves as advisor and consultant to other organizations and individuals seeking investments and mapping paths towards sustainable arts practice. His background includes ten years in letterpress/graphic design and five years of college-level teaching. He is a proud member of The Bronx Council on the Arts, and associate consultant to national cohorts of The DeVos Institute of Arts Management and Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Arts Innovation and Management (AIM) program.

Beyond Cliché
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Beyond Cliché

Dramatizing Our American Identity

22 March 2015

Pregones Theater and Roadside Theater review their twenty-one-year artistic collaboration and their upcoming Off-Broadway production of BETSY!.

Pregones Theater & Roadside Theater Series on BETSY!
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Pregones Theater & Roadside Theater Series on BETSY!

Pregones Theater and Roadside Theater review their twenty-one-year artistic collaboration and their Off-Broadway production of BETSY!.