Conference Proceedings

Everyone is a Leader and Everyone is a Follower

J CAUST

Curtin University | Published : 2012

Abstract

When considering leadership in the arts much focus has been on either the management processes needed for the arts or the positional leadership dilemmas faced in the arts. While these are both important aspects of arts leadership, the practise of making art through the collaboration of several artists working together, presents another approach that contributes to leadership understanding. In this example leadership is seen as a shared, collaborative process based on expertise, skills, imagination, creativity, and most critically, mutual respect. The making of art especially in the collaborative forms of theatre, dance and music are structured around a group of artists coming together to m..

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