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Robert van Leer is the current Senior Vice-President for Artistic Planning at Washington’s John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Prior to this position, he spent 15 years at London’s Barbican Theatre and was Managing Director at Nederland Dans Theater, one of the world’s most famous contemporary dance centres.
In this episode, we discuss how Robert adjusted to life in Washington D.C., his views the role of Arts Centers in society, and how the Kennedy Center plans to commemorate its 50th anniversary in the midst of a global pandemic. Listen to the full episode on Spotify or Apple Podcasts!