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Zannie G. Voss, Professor of the Practice of Theater Studies and Director of Theater

Office Location:  209A Bivins Bldg
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Research Interests: Producing, Nonprofit Management, Entrepreneurship, Organizational Values, and Arts Marketing

Before coming to Duke, Zannie Giraud Voss (M.B.A., Texas A&M University; PhD, IAE-Aix-en-Provence) served as Managing Director of PlayMakers Repertory Company and Assistant Professor of Dramatic Art at UNC-Chapel Hill, as Associate Manager of the Alley Theatre in Houston, and as Assistant Director of Audience Development for the Mark Taper Forum and Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. Her research findings on organizational values, strategic orientation, and entrepreneurial orientation in the arts have been published in the Journal of Marketing, Organization Science, Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing Theory, International Journal of Arts Management, American Theatre, ArtsReach, and the Journal of Services Marketing, for which she received the 1998 Award for Excellence for outstanding article. She is the co-recipient of a 2002 NSF grant and a 2000 Aspen Institute Nonprofit Sector Research Fund grant. She is the co-winner of the 2006 Research Competition on Nonprofit Marketing held by AMA, MSI and the Sheth Foundation.

Education:

Doctorate in the Science of ManagementUniversity of Aix-Marseille2003
MBATexas A&M University1992
Specialties:

Theater Management
Duties:

Research; Teaching; Director of Theater; Producing Director, Theater Previews at Duke; Faculty Director, Undergraduate Certificate in Arts Management and Cultural Policy
Recent Production Credits

  Producing Credits:

  1. Producing Director: Paper Doll by Mark Hampton and Barbara J. Zitwer, starring Marlo thomas and F. Murray Abraham., Theater Previews at Duke co-production with Randall L. Wreghitt and MARS Theatricals, NY, February/March. Scheduled to open on Broadway Spring 2003., 2002
    Paper Doll by Mark Hampton and Barbara J. Zitwer, starring Marlo Thomas and F. Murray Abraham, Theater Previews at Duke co-production with Randall L. Wreghitt and MARS Theatricals, New York, February/March.
  2. Producing Director: A Thousand Clowns by Herb Gardner, starring Tom Selleck, Theater Previews at Duke co-production with Tonka Productions/Jeffrey Richard and Assoc., NY. May/June toured Chicago & Boston. On Broadway July 4-9/23/01., 2001
    A Thousand Clowns by Herb Gardner, starring Tom Selleck, Theater Previews at Duke co-production with Tonka Productions/Jeffrey Richards and Associates, New York, May/June. Toured Chicago and Boston. Ran on Broadway from July 4-September 23. 2001
  3. Managing Director/Producer: Birdy by Naomi Wallace, Theater Previews at Duke co-production with Spring Sirkin, Ltd., New York, , 2000
    Birdy by Naomi Wallace, Theater Previews at Duke co-production with Spring Sirkin, Ltd., New York, March

  Other Activities:
  1. Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Arts Management, , June, 2006 - present
  2. Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Marketing, , 2005 - present
  3. Manuscript Reviewer, Organization Science, , 2005 - present
  4. Theatre Research Advisor, National Endowment for the Arts, March 2002 - present
  5. Advisory Committee Member, National Endowment for the Arts, March - present
    Theater and Musical Theater Trends and Growth
  6. Manuscript Reviewer, International Journal of Arts Management, 2000 - present

Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. with Glenn B. Voss and Christine Moorman. "An Empirical Examination of the Complex Relationships Between Entrepreneurial Orientation and Stakeholder Support." European Journal of Marketing 39:9/10 (Fall, 2005): 1132-1150.

 


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