Jeff M. Poulin

Jeff M. Poulin has spent his entire life in the arts. Beginning at age two in tap shoes, he began his career as a performer, choreographer and master teacher for local studios and national companies alike. A former national title holder himself, his students have gone onto win local, regional and national titles, attend prestigious arts schools and go on to have careers in the entertainment industry. Poulin continued his career as an expert in the field of audience development, arts education and cultural policy working for organizations such as Park Avenue Talent in NYC and LiveNation in the UK. Notably, he worked with the Irish national government in 2013 to implement the country's first national Arts-in-Education Charter. Currently, Poulin is the Arts Education Program Coordinator at Americans for the Arts, the nation's leading nonprofit organization for the advancement of the arts. He frequently speaks to a number of organizations and universities in the US and abroad. Poulin holds his a BS degree in Entertainment Business from Oklahoma City University, an MA in Arts Management and Cultural Policy from the University College Dublin, Ireland and is currently pursuing an Ed.D at the University of Glasgow, Scotland.