Media & Press

Capacity Interactive - Digital Marketing Consultant for the Arts

Darren Sussman and Erik Gensler talk about why it’s crucial for arts professionals to have the freedom of financial wellness. They also discuss financial planning offense and defense, and growth lessons from Darren’s years at TheaterMania and OvationTix.  


Artistic Careers Are Tough; This Startup Is Aiming To Change That

The industry goodwill is perhaps unsurprising. Underneath the IFWA's artsy hood is the kind of modular, steady outfit you'd expect from any Fortune 500 advisory firm... Read More


The Path To Financial Fitness: Membership is Free

Is a secure financial future possible if you pursue a life in the arts? The answer’s a resounding “yes.” The savviest arts professionals recognize that financial wellness is critical to creative freedom and career longevity. Financial fitness depends on four things... Read More


Darren Sussman to Introduce The Institute of Financial Wellness for the Arts

TheaterMania and OvationTix cofounder and former president Darren Sussman will introduce his next venture, the Institute of Financial Wellness for the Arts (IFWA), at the Friars Club... Read More


South Florida Theatre League and The IFWA Announce New Partnership

The South Florida Theatre League is proud to announce the launch of The Institute of Financial Wellness for the Arts (IFWA) to the South Florida theater and arts market... Read More


Institute of Financial Wellness for the Arts Launches in South Florida

Miami’s arts leaders gathered at The Sandrell Rivers Theatre in Liberty City recently to learn more about the Institute of Financial Wellness for the Arts, a newly formed organization with a mission to empower financial sustainability for artists, professionals and non-profit arts groups. IFWA was founded by Darren Sussman; his brother Erik Sussman serves as Chairman... Read More