Performing Arts Speakers

From Academy Awards-winning actors to Grammy-nominated musicians, these speakers captivate their audiences with entertainment, creativity, and innovation and are bound to elevate any event.

Jane Fonda

Award-winning actress, bestselling author of My Life So Far, and fitness expert

Huey Lewis

Songwriter, actor, and lead singer for Huey Lewis and the News

Jeff Tweedy

Grammy Award-winning musician and frontman of Wilco

Michelle Zauner

Frontwoman of Japanese Breakfast and author of New York Times bestselling Crying in H Mart

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Ken Burns

Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker

Lee Child

New York Times-bestselling author of the Jack Reacher novels

Ta-Nehisi Coates

#1 New York Times-bestselling author of Between the World and Me and The Water Dancer

Valerie June

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist

Amanda Lucidon

Obama White House photographer, award-winning filmmaker, and New York Times-bestselling author

Joan Nathan

Expert in Jewish American cuisine and James Beard Award-winning author of Jewish Cooking in America

Suze Orman

America’s most recognized expert on personal finance

Deb Perelman

Chef, bestselling cookbook author, and creative force behind the popular Smitten Kitchen food blog

Jerry Saltz

Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic for New York magazine