Episode 65: Clive Chang '09 MFA Tisch Creative Entertainment Strategist w/ cohost RA Eliran Oz (Coral Tower)
Clive Chang is an Arts & Entertainment executive and professional musician based in New York City. He currently serves as Director, Strategy & Business Development for Disney Theatrical Group, where he is responsible for steering strategic planning and growth of Disney’s commercial live entertainment businesses worldwide. His key areas of oversight include long-range planning, deal and decision analysis, industry insight, content and franchise management, and new venture development.
Prior to Disney, Clive spent three years at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, initially serving as Special Assistant to the President, and subsequently as Director, Strategy & Business Development, where he led a team responsible for internal consulting, earned revenue growth, and special projects. Clive was a key founding member of Lincoln Center’s trailblazing global consulting practice and successfully led projects for both domestic and international clients. In addition to Lincoln Center, Clive has also previously held strategic planning roles at New York City Ballet and New York Road Runners.
Outside of corporate life, Clive is active in the community as a musician, appearing frequently as a pianist and music director for concerts, cabarets, special events, professional training programs, and developmental readings and productions. As a composer, his original works range from chamber music to full-length musicals, and have been performed across various venues in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K.
Clive holds a B.Mus (composition, piano) and a B.Com (finance, strategy) from McGill University, an MFA in Musical Theater Writing from NYU/Tisch School of the Arts, and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He is Adjunct Faculty in the graduate program in Arts Administration at Columbia University.