one of the world's leading arts, culture, and entertainment consulting firms, providing sound strategy and planning advice to clients worldwide since 1991.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre– Facilitated a strategic planning process that galvanized staff and board around the vision of its new director, building upon the legacy of a dance company recognized by Congress as "a vital American cultural ambassador to the world."
Hengqin Creative Culture City– Creating and exploring programming options for the 1 square-kilometer space that would serve to promote and develop cultural and creative industries in the Pearl River Delta.
Boston University Theatre– Retained jointly by Boston University's College of Fine Arts and the Huntington Theatre Company to review their relationship, the case for investment in the Theatre, and opportunities for expanding collaboration.
CERN– We advised on the development of OPEN CERN, promoting public understanding of its work, the relevance of “big science” to our daily lives, and the continued importance of public investment in it.
UK Trade & Investment– Created a report for UKTI highlighting over 125 entertainment districts currently planned around the world.
Global Cultural Districts Network– Fostering cooperation and knowledge-sharing between those responsible for cultural districts and helping to ensure that these projects are vital assets for their communities.
Georgia O’Keeffe Museum– Feasibility study, working with Gluckman Mayer Architects, for an expansion plan that would allow the Museum to consolidate functions currently spread across multiple facilities.
South Street Seaport– AEA is developing the plans for a new large-scale performing arts space as part of the redevelopment of Pier 17 in Lower Manhattan.
Rebuild by Design– AEA joined a team of 8 different organizations – architects, engineers, ecologists, planners, and more – to develop strategies and designs to create more resilient and sustainable communities following the damage from Hurricane Sandy.