Meet Courtney Harge, Program Officer at New York Foundation for the Arts, at Find & Follow Your Passion on November 9

On Saturday, November 9th, more than 35 top creative professionals will be sharing their insight with our community at the fourth installment of Find & Follow Your Passion, our full-day career conference in partnership with Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts.

We’re thrilled to introduce you to one of our speakers, Courtney Harge. Courtney will be sharing tips during the Fortune Favors the Brave: How to Conquer Fear and Rejection panel.


Courtney Harge is a theater producer and professional arts administrator. She is the Founder and Artistic Director of Colloquy Collective and a Program Officer for Fiscal Sponsorship at the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA). Her focus is on empowering artists with entrepreneurial skills and enabling entrepreneurs to think creatively.

She has directed and produced for the Red Harlem Readers, F.O.K.U.S. and for SoYouSay, a performing arts organization she co-founded at the University of Michigan. Ms. Harge has worked in Development, Capital Projects, and Administration for Gibney Dance, The Public Theater, Theater for the New City, and the Elaine Kaufman Cultural Center. She holds a Masters of Professional Studies, with Distinction, in Arts and Cultural Management from Pratt Institute and a Bachelors of Fine Arts with Honors from the University of Michigan in Theater Performance.

She is currently executing Collective Contexts, a community-based book club for plays and preparing for Colloquy Collective’s spring production in April.

You can connect with Courtney on TwitterLinkedin, and check out her website.

Join Courtney and over 300 young professionals for a full day of discussions, hands on workshops, networking and fun – all aimed to getting you closer to the career of your dreams. Meet the coolest creatives and companies in New York City, learn about different industries, and make valuable connections with peers – register today.

Have any questions for Courtney? Leave them in the comments below.

About the Author

Bianca grew up in Wisconsin, but has always known she belonged in New York. After studying theater design and honing her procrastination-baking skills at Vassar College, Bianca took the plunge and moved to NYC. Now, no matter what she’s working on, she’s always consuming either chocolate or chai, and probably thinking about puppies.

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