Slow Burn Theatre Company Names Michael Goodman to the Board of Directors

Slow Burn Theatre Company Names Michael Goodman to the Board of Directors

Michael Goodman, founder and owner of GPR | Goodman Public Relations, has been named to the board of directors for Slow Burn Theatre Company, a professional troupe that provides South Florida's diverse population with opportunities to experience quality, challenging and contemporary works of musical theatre.

"We are thrilled to welcome Michael Goodman, a veteran performing arts advocate and community leader, to Slow Burn Theatre Company," said Mark Traverso, president of the Slow Burn Theatre Company board of directors. "Michael's incredible repertoire of raising awareness for nonprofit organizations and experience in promoting quality programming and fostering outreach programs is commendable. We look forward to his vision and contributions."

For more than 25 years, Michael Goodman has been supporting the arts in South Florida as a dedicated Board member with numerous organizations including Florida Theatrical Association, ArtServe and Art & Culture Center Hollywood. He has held leadership positions with many civic and nonprofit organizations including Neighbors 4 Neighbors, Community Affairs Advisory Board/City of Wilton Manors, School Advisory Board/City of Oakland Park, GLBX Council/Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, Arc Broward, Gilda's Club and Junior Achievement. He is the recipient of numerous honors such as the 2014 Arts Leader of the Year from Art & Culture Center Hollywood, 2013 Leadership Broward Foundation "Profiles in Leadership" Award, 2007 Encore Award from ArtServe and others from South Florida Business Journal, IABC and more.

Through his firm, GPR | Goodman Public Relations, Goodman promotes a variety of initiatives for nonprofit organizations including History Fort Lauderdale, the Fort Lauderdale Gay Men's Chorus, Diversity Honors/Harvey Milk Foundation and The Pride Center at Equality Park, Funding Arts Broward and Heart Gallery of Broward County.

The Carbonell award-winning Slow Burn Theatre Company presents critic and audience-pleasing performances in the AmaturoTheater at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Slow Burn Theatre Company is celebrated for reviving popular Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals and bringing them to full scale life with professional talent and musicians. Its mission is to provide South Florida's diverse population with opportunities to experience quality, daring and contemporary works of musical theatre, while offering jobs and educational community programs. For more information, visit

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