SELBY/ARTISTS MGMT is a full service arts management company under the leadership of Margaret Selby. With a curated roster of award-winning and unique artists in the fields of dance, physical theater, comedy, and world music, SELBY/ARTISTS MGMT establishes and builds upon relationships with presenters across the globe.
SELBY/ARTISTS MGMT’s roster is comprised of luminaries of the dance world such as Michelle Dorrance, Alonzo King, Jessica Lang, David Parsons, Moses Pendleton, Desmond Richardson and Dwight Rhoden as well as today’s most important companies such as Alozno King Lines Ballet, Ballet BC, Ballet of Difference, BODYTRAFFIC, Chunky Move, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Dorrance Dance, Jessica Lang Dance, MOMIX, Parsons Dance and Shen Wei Dance Arts. SELBY/ARTISTS MGMT also tours productions of Fela! The Concert, Slava’s Snowshow, Umbilical Brothers, Waterwall and One Year Lease Theater Company.
In addition to managing national and international tours, SELBY/ARTISTS MGMT actively seeks special television appearances, commercial opportunities and custom made corporate events for their clients, such as Mercedes-Benz, Canon, Hanes, Target, Audi, Kohler, Dow Chemical, BMW, Indorama, OYSHO, Bidvest, MAC Cosmetics, Omani Oil, National Day Dubai and the 2014 Sochi Olympics. SELBY/ARTISTS MGMT successfully secures corporate sponsorships, foundation support, grants, and commissions for individual artists, presenters, and tours.
Margaret Selby and SELBY/ARTISTS MGMT’s personnel maintain a high profile nationally and internationally by attending performances, festivals and conferences such as the International Society of the Performing Arts, Association of Performing Arts Presenters, Western Arts Alliance, Arts Midwest, Performing Arts Exchange, Dance/USA, and the Broadway League.
With an eye for cultivating exceptional talent, Margaret Selby manages the careers of major choreographers, dance companies and theatrical events, supporting performance and touring around the world. Having built a successful artist management division from the ground up, her personal care and vision combined with longstanding international relationships and astute business skills, make her an invaluable partner of artists and presenters.
After her first jobs in artist management at CAMI (Columbia Artists Management Inc.) and APA (Agency for the Performing Arts), Selby ventured into public television first with The Children’s Television Network (now Sesame Workshop) and then with the Peabody/Emmy Award-winning series Great Performances: Dance in America. Selby studied dance and music from the age of three and continued her passion for both while working at WNET, absorbing every type of dance America had to offer. Subjects of her programs and documentaries include Mikhail Baryshnikov, Twyla Tharp, Bob Fosse, Alvin Ailey, New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Mark Morris, Garth Fagan, and Ulysses Dove. Prior to working at WNET Selby worked on live TV productions , including The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and Daytime Emmys for NBC and CBS as well as projects for A&E, Lifetime and USA Networks.
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