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BabsonARTS Conversations and Speakers

Conversations and Speakers

BabsonARTS conversations showcase dynamic speakers ranging from prominent arts leaders to literary luminaries. They discuss their work and share their insights, engaging with the audience in an intimate setting.

Arts and Business Conversation
Tales from the Road with Doc Zorthian
Worldwide Production Supervisor, Disney's The Lion King

Friday, February 5, 11:00 A.M.
Virtual Only
Registration is required.
Link to presentation will be sent morning of the event.

Starting his career Off Off Broadway, Doc Zorthian has toured everything from plays to operas and on Broadway he stage managed Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Crazy for You, and Juan Darién: A Carnival Mass. He started as an Assistant Stage Manager in the original company of Disney’s The Lion King in 1997 and has been with the production ever since. For the last 20 years, Doc has been the Production Supervisor of The Lion King Worldwide, working with a group of talented theatre artists traveling the globe setting up and maintaining all of The Lion King productions. Join us as Doc shares insights from his distinguished career on management styles, cross- cultural relations, and maintaining artistic integrity.


Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Day 2021
Keynote Speaker: Farah Bernier
Wednesday, February 17, 5:30 P.M.
Virtual Only
Registration is required HERE
Link to presentation will be sent day of the event.

The Babson community remembers, reflects upon, and celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr. This event, now in its 18th year, initiates important conversations to continue the realization of King’s vision of justice, equality, and peace in our own community and in the world at large. The program includes a ceremony recognizing students and faculty through leadership and creativity awards.

This year’s keynote speaker is Farah Bernier, Founder and Principal Coach of Living Fabulously Fierce, a coaching company prioritizing partnership with individuals committed to living with A.I.M - Authenticity, Intention, and Masterful execution. Through her company she positions her clients to most proactively lead lives that they are most proud of. Farah is also an experience corporate Talent Leader, currently working as an Executive Human Resources Business Partner for Google's Global Business Organization. For Ms. Bernier's full bio and more information on the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Day at Babson College please visit:

https://www.babson.edu/about/diversity--inclusion/programs-and-events/martin-luther-king-jr-legacy-day/

Sorenson Arts Scholars Spotlight
Friday, March 26, 5:00 P.M.
Carling-Sorenson Theater with Live Streaming

Registration is required. In-person attendees must be approved to be on campus, are required to wear masks, and remain appropriately distanced. Virtual attendees will receive a link to the presentation the day of the event.

The Sorenson Arts Scholarship supports student artists while pursuing their Babson College education. Each scholar focuses on a project in their primary medium to explore their artistic identity and to feed their creative development. During the Spotlight event the scholars present their process and finished pieces. Meet these talented artists and entrepreneurs and join us in celebrating their journey.