Acknowledged as the nation’s foremost expert in audience development, Ms. Walker-Kuhne has devoted her professional career to increasing access to the arts. She was formerly Director of Marketing and Audience Development for The Public Theater and Director of Marketing for Dance Theatre of Harlem. Presently, she is President of Walker International Communications Group, a boutique marketing, press and audience development consulting agency. A veteran of over 15 Broadway productions, her clients also include Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, The Apollo Theater, WNYC Radio, Louis Armstrong Historic Museum, and many others. She is also an adjunct professor at New York University, Columbia University, and Brooklyn College. Her first book, Invitation to the Party: Building Bridges to Arts, Culture and Community, was published in 2005.