Pam Green graduated from Duke University with a BA in Public Policy and a minor in Drama. She began her arts administration training as an intern at the Durham Arts Council and furthered her experience working for the American Dance Festival (ADF) as space and equipment coordinator and central services director. She was managing director of the Chuck Davis African-American Dance Ensemble from 1985-1989 and director of touring and presenting for the North Carolina Arts Council from 1989-1992.
In 1992, Green founded her own company, PMG Arts Management, to provide booking, management, and consulting services to performing artists, companies, and organizations throughout the country. PMG Arts Management currently represents established and emerging artists, including the renowned Ronald K. Brown/Evidence, Camille A. Brown & Dancers, Philadanco!, Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre, Helen Simoneau Danse, and special projects with jazz singer Nnenna Freelon. Green is honored to have worked as the exclusive booking agent for the Chuck Davis African-American Dance Ensemble, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, and Dalton Hartel Dance when she founded PMG in 1992. Some career highlights include her production and tour arrangements for Evidence’s collaboration (Blueprint of a Lady: The Once and Future Life of Billie Holiday) with Grammy nominated vocalist Nnenna Freelon, and the acclaimed tour of Evidence’s One Shot featuring the photography of the late Charles “Teenie” Harris. She also recently produced and arranged the multi-year tour of Nnenna Freelon in collaboration with Maya Freelon and Kariamu Welsh’s tribute to the legacy of African-American washerwomen, The Clothesline Muse. She has been instrumental in the career development of Camille A. Brown & Dancers and Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre. She and her staff have helped produce and tour, and provide creative development support for Camille A. Brown’s trilogy of African-American identity works. Mr. TOL E. RAncE, BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play, and ink and Herrera’s upcoming premier of her latest work Make Believe.
She has served as a Board member, consultant, panelist, and/or workshop leader for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), South Arts, the Western Arts Alliance (WAA), the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation (MAAF), the Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP), the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA), the Michigan Council for the Arts, the International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD), the North American Association of Performing Arts Managers and Agents (NAPAMA), the City of Durham North Carolina’s Cultural Advisory Board, and the Executive Committee of the North Carolina Presenters Consortium (NCPC). She co-chaired the 2005 and 2006 Association of Performing Arts Professionals Conference Committees, and served six years on the Advisory Committee for the National Dance Project (NDP), and the Board of Directors of the Association of Performing Arts Professionals.
She currently serves on the Boards of Dance/USA, Pleiades Arts, and Duke Performances while regularly volunteering as a mentor to young and aspiring arts professionals. Thus far in 2018 Green has made presentations on arts administration and the agent/manager profession to the student body of her former high school, the Dana Hall School for Girls, Duke University’s Arts Administration Seminar Class (with ADF Director Jodee Nimerichter), and The Emily Kryzewski Center’s Scholars to College Program.
In January of 2018 Green received the 2017 NAPAMA Liz Silverstein Award for Agent-Manager of the Year at the APAP annual conference in New York City. Green has worked with APAP’s EMC Arts Innovation Lab and was a part of the cohort that helped design the APAP Leadership Fellows Program, which launched in 2015. She was also a 2016 panelist for the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the University of Michigan’s University Musical Society’s (UMS) Dance Series. Green is an active alumna of Duke University where she served on the Executive Committee for the 50th Anniversary Celebration of Blacks at Duke and the Duke Proceed Committee that followed. Originally from Massachusetts, she currently resides in Durham, NC with her husband Isaac, president and CEO of Piedmont Investment Advisors and a fellow Duke alum. She has two children, Isaac II, a filmmaker and cinematographer graduate of NYU Tisch School of Film and Television, and Anica, an International Relations graduate of Brown University.
Green was recently profiled in the Spring 2018 Duke alumni magazine (link below) and will be included in an upcoming anthology on African-American theater to be published by Routledge.back to Board of Trustees