Bob Buchen

After receiving his BS Degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 1964, Bob Buchen spent his next 40 years in the Financial Services Industry. Starting as a retail Broker in Milwaukee, he later moved to Chicago to pursue a career in Institutional Sales covering accounts in the Midwest and Canada. He then spent 2 years as the head of Institutional Sales for a Chicago based brokerage firm responsible for 20 Midwestern states. Bob spent his last last 17 years as the Head of Domestic and International Marketing for Chicago based Driehaus Capital Management, a small cap aggressive growth manager. Bob has traveled extensively in over 60 countries, with business trips focused on ten Europen and Asian countries.

Bob has also been an avid theater-goer throughout his life. His first theatrical experience was seeing the original cast of My Fair Lady in London after paying $0.75 for a standing room only balcony ticket. Business and pleasure have brought him to New York six to seven times a year for the past 35 years, and theatre has always been an important part of the each trip.

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    The Dramatists Guild Fund Board of Directors is proud to announce it has just elected Kevin Hager to be its new Vice President. Mr. Hager is the Managing Director of and Vice President and Chief Digital Officer of the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD).

  • 2017-18 Fellows Applications Extended

    The Dramatists Guild Fund and Program Chairs Michael Korie, Laurence O’Keefe, and Diana Son announce applications for the 2017-18 Dramatists Guild Fellows Program are now open and encourage playwrights, composers and lyricists to apply.

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    Caridad Svich (12 Ophelias, Magnificent Waste) leads a post-show Q&A of Blood Wedding at Mary Baldwin University (301 Deming Drive, Bottom Floor, Deming Fine Arts Center, Staunton, VA) on February 18 at 9:30 PM as part of The Dramatists Guild Fund’s Traveling Masters Program.

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    Steve Yockey (Very Still & Hard to See, Blackberry Winter) joins the Dramatists Guild Fund’s Traveling Masters Program to work with student writers and offer feedback on their plays at Mesa Community College on February 16 & 17, during the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.

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