Corbett Barklie
Corbett Barklie

Corbett Barklie is committed to deep engagement with artists and artist collectives whom she believes are the backbone of the creative community. It is the brave new work undertaken at the grassroots level that informs the field, and expands the palate of the arts consumer. Corbett was the founding Director of Loretta Theatre, the Executive Director of ARTS Inc., and served as the Deputy Director of Development for Center Theater Group. She worked with the NEA as an assessor and consultant in their Challenge & Advancement Program. She has operated her own arts consulting business since 2000 and is an Adjunct Professor in the University of Southern California, School of Theatre, and a trainer for the Center for Cultural Innovation.

She produces new work in theater by local artists and encourages unexpected collaborations.

Q&A

LOCATION: Echo Park

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/corbettbarklie

WHAT INSPIRES ME: Vacancies

FAVORITE PLACE TO GET AWAY IN MY AREA: Echo Park Lake

FAVORITE WRITERS: Chekov, Hemmingway, Joyce

ARTIST/CREATIVE YOU’D WANT TO HAVE LUNCH WITH: Lillian Hellman

PERFECT SOUNDTRACK FOR WRITING: Silence

WHY I LOVE WHERE I LIVE: It’s yeasty

ART YOU MAKE (IF YOU MAKE ANY...): I produce new theatre work and throw dinner parties

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