Patricia Egan

Lecturer in Theater Management


Patricia Egan, Lecturer in Theater Management and Department Advisor, is a principal in Cool Spring Analytics, which provides consulting services to arts organizations and funders in three primary areas: financial analysis; assessments, strategic planning and workout plans; and financial management and reporting. Pat has 18 years of experience in nonprofit theater management, having served as managing director at Portland Stage Company and, most recently Trinity Repertory Company, and in senior management positions at Yale Repertory Theatre/Yale School of Drama and Center Stage. After leaving Trinity Rep, she consulted with National Arts Stabilization (now National Arts Strategies), and worked with arts organizations in Baltimore and Arizona on planning, financial management, and governance issues. She served as interim president of NAS during 2000. Recent Cool Spring Analytics projects include providing financial assessments, consultation, and workshops for grantees of both The Ford Foundation and Leveraging Investments in Creativity’s “Space for Change” program; developing financial dashboards for cultural organizations in the DeVos Institute’s Next Generation Arts Spaces program; analyzing the capitalization of Baltimore cultural organizations for the William G. Baker, Jr. Memorial Fund; developing web-based reporting for arts organizations for the Cultural Data Project; co-authoring a chapter on “Understanding Financial Statements” for TCG’s book, The Art of Governance; and consulting with numerous cultural organizations on planning and financial management. Pat has a BS in mathematics from Tufts University. She is a board member of the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance, and served on the board of Everyman Theatre during its recent construction of a new home. She has served for many years on the advisory committee for TCG’s fiscal survey.