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Harrison's Purchase College Features Ella Baff For Arts Management Lecture

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HARRISON, N.Y. -- Ella Baff, executive and artistic director of Jacob’s Pillow, will be the speaker for the annual Jandon Business of the Arts Distinguished Lecture at the Purchase College School of the Arts on Monday, April 6.

Jacob’s Pillow is an international dance festival, professional school, and dance archives in the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts.

Baff was the executive producer of “Never Stand Still”, an award-winning documentary on PBS' "Great Performances" series.

In the lecture, which is free and open to the public, Baff  will speak on “Learning on the Job: Case Studies in Presenting the Arts.”

The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the PepsiCo Theatre of the Performing Arts Center at the college, 735 Anderson Hill Road.

Established in 2012 through a gift from the Cecil family to mark the occasion of Donald Cecil’s 85th birthday, the Jandon Business of the Arts Distinguished Lecture supports the arts management program at Purchase College. This endowed lecture reflects Cecil's lifelong commitment to excellence in education, leadership in business, and passion for the arts. It is presented annually along with the Jandon Business of the Arts Student Achievement Award, which is given to a student in the arts management bachelor's degree program.

For further information, contact Sheli Jeffry at Purchase College, 914-251-4456.

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