Management, incorporated in 1998 by Claudia Norman, is a cultural consulting and management agency based in New York City that specializes in developing and executing international projects in the performing arts.
CN Management is the producer of Celebrate Mexico Now, an annual festival in New York City showcasing the vanguard of contemporary Mexican architecture, cuisine, dance, film, music, theatre, and visual art. CN Management first executed the festival in 2004 as a project sponsored by Arts International. Beginning in 2005, Celebrate Mexico Now has been under the fiscal sponsorship of The Field.
Since 1998, CN Management has worked with Queens Theatre in the Park in Flushing, Queens, to re-conceptualize the Theatre’s mission and programming to reflect the increased diversity of its community. By bringing Latin American artists to the United States, and focusing on marketing and audience development strategies, CN Management has helped redefine the image and role of Queens Theatre in Park. Ms. Norman currently is the Artistic Director of the Theatre’s annual summer Latino Cultural Festival.
Since 2001, CN Management has been involved with La Casita at Lincoln Center Out of Doors, curating the project and working on audience development, with a particular emphasis on bi-lingual materials. Ms. Norman is currently Project Director for La Casita.
In 2005, CN Management helped begin La Guardia Community College’s World Music Series, a program aimed at increasing the visibility of the College as one of the most diverse educational institutions in the United States.
For the past 8 years, CN Management has also focused on international exchange by bringing American artists to Mexico through the Sociedad Artística del Tecnológico de Monterrey.
CN Management has been the producer for Chavela Vargas at Carnegie Hall in September 2003, and Mexico Here: Premieres by Emerging Mexican Choreographers at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in November 2004.
In addition to the above, CN Management has worked with Warner Music Latin America, Elektra Records, The Spanish Institute, and FG Valores y Bolsa. It has also acted as a curatorial consultant for Festival Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo de León, and Festival Internacional de Puebla.