The Artistry Center

The Artistry Center

The Artistry Center's mission is to provide education, inspiration, and coaching to performing artists, on artistic and entrepreneurial wellness. The Artistry Center promises to always be interested in innovative content from other industries that can advance and enhance the way we create, live, thrive and communicate in the arts.

Krisha Marcano (The Artistry Center Founder, Creative Career Coach)

Krisha Marcano spent the first eight years of her career as a modern dancer in companies like The Martha Graham Dance Company & The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. She then transitioned to Broadway, and for the next sixteen years she performed in hits like Aida, Fosse, Motown, Sweet Charity, and originated the role of ‘Squeak’ in Oprah’s The Color Purple. Krisha recently transitioned to academia, she is now an Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre Dance, Assistant Dean for Student Services and Entrepreneurial Studies, at The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA), School of Drama. While on Broadway, Krisha volunteered as the co-chair of The Business Group at Career Transition for Dancers for 7 years. She created The Artistry Center Network to continue servicing the performing Arts community on entrepreneurial and artistic wellness.

The Artistry Center wants to empower the artistic community to embrace creative entrepreneurship while maintaining artistic integrity, financial stability, and spiritual balance. 

  • Get started & prepared for a career in the performing arts.

  • Re-align and re-boot your career and your artistic purpose.

  • Manifest the artist life you were meant to live. 

  • Financial strategies and systems for sustainable artistic living.

  • Career Transition strategies and planning.

“The deepest secret is that life is not a process of discovery, but a process of creation” - Neal Donald Walsch

Key Services: 

• A Creative Career - (Private Coaching) How to craft, invest and develop a career in the performing arts.

• Strategic Planning - NYC (Private Coaching) - What to expect when moving to NYC as a performing artist. This includes real estate info, financial forecasting, side gig planning and a comprehensive career resource guide.

• Touring 101 - (Private Coaching) - Learn how to prepare for a tour, how to prosper financially & artistically while on tour; leave with money in the bank and a credit score/profile to be proud of!

• Funding Your Artistic Life - (Private Coaching) - Budgeting, Saving, Debt Management, Credit 101, and side gig planning.

• Auditioning Like A Pro! - (Online course) - Industry Standards & Industry Secrets! Get your image & your package together for auditioning as an actor for TV, Film and Theatre. This training deals with headshots, resumes, audition material, self tapping, social media profile and much, much more.

• Focusing your #Passion4Success - (Online Class) - How to create a career with a strategic plan. At the end of this course, you will be crystal clear about your career vision, mission and goals for this year and beyond.

• Art-preneurial Wellness - (Speaker for hire) - I am available for 1 day workshops on Artistic and Entrepreneurial wellness for performing artists.

Contact - Meet Krisha Now