When creating the Pasadena International Film Festival, I reached out to Eugene, and he stepped up with advice and support. Eugene possesses intelligence, work ethic, and a generosity of spirit that is rare.  We have always been impressed with his knowledge and expertise, as well as his kindness. 

-- Jessica Hardin, Executive Director

Pasadena International Film Festival

  

2008-10

Teaching Artist and Grant Writer
Theatre 360, Pasadena, CA

1999-2002

Company Mgr & Artistic Administrator 

Chautauqua Opera, Chautauqua, NY

1997-1999

Sales and Promotions Associate
New York City Opera, New York, NY

1996-1997

Assistant to the Artistic Director

The Pearl Theatre Company, New York, NY

   
  • Managed all institutional fund raising efforts including grant writing for foundations, corporate sponsors, and government agencies; developed community partners; and oversaw volunteer and internship programs.
  
Community Engagement & 
Institutional Giving Manager
 

An informed, forward-thinking leader that gets things done. 

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  • Wrote successful grant proposals, LOIs, and reports that resulted in more than $700,000 in contributed revenue from foundations, corporate sponsors, and government sources.
     
  • Prepared all supporting materials including project budgets and evaluation plans.
  • Identified, secured, and managed relationships with 55 promotional and collaborative community partners from all sectors, small business, nonprofit, government, for the four MUSE/IQUE programs in one year.
  • Collaborated with Artistic Programs Manager and Teaching Artist on developing arts education program for foster and at-risk youth and expanded program to two new sites.
  • Produced community engagement programming including a twice-a-year free concert series that grew from 924 in Fall 2013 to 3,225 in Fall 2015 representing a 249% increase.
     
 
  • Directed a volunteer and internship program that has resulted in more than 300 volunteers and three seasonal full-time interns performing 1,140 hours of service to the organization in 14/15 season.

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2012-2016

Community Engagement & Inst. Giving Manager

MUSE/IQUE, Pasadena, CA

2002-2012

Freelance Stage Director, Choreographer, etc...

Self-Employed

2018-19

Institutional Giving Manager

Los Angeles Master Chorale, Los Angeles, CA