The Bolz Center's visiting lecture series plays an essential role in connecting program curriculum with professional practice. Each year, some of the most innovative and connected cultural professionals join us from around the country, bringing insight and experience to inform the business curriculum. This format has proven particularly successful in building professional networks, and in ensuring individual attention to the broad career and field interests of our students. Recent guest speaker events include:

Recent Guest Speaker Visits Have Included:

Chad Bauman
Managing Director, Milwaukee Repertory Theater
Ted DeDee
President & CEO, Overture Center for the Arts
Mark Fraire
Director, Dane Arts
Deb Gilpin
Executive Director, Madison Children's Museum
Greg Handberg
VP Asset Management, Artspace
Wendy Holmes
Senior Vice President, Consulting & Strategic Partnerships, Artspace
Anne Katz
Executive Director, Arts Wisconsin
Tom Linfield
VP Community Impact, Madison Community Foundation
Michael Mael
Executive Director, Washington National Opera
David Mallette
Partner, Management Consultants for the Arts
Donna Neuwirth
Executive Director, Wormfarm Institute
Beth Russell
Attorney, ERK Law Firm
Bruce D. Thibodeau
President, Arts Consulting Group, Inc.
George Tzougros
Executive Director, Wisconsin Arts Board
Laura Zabel
Executive Director, Springboard for the Arts