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zation, but his two roles blur when it comes to the product he and his team deliver at Babson. Maler's creative ideas blend seam- lessly with the BabsonARTS programming to produce something truly unique. In his first year, Maler brought Burn Notice star Jeffrey Donovan to Babson to do a script- in-hand reading of King Richard III at the Sorensen Theatre. The event was free and the audience was packed. This spring the Carling- Sorensen Theatre embraced the multimedia presentation of "Basetrack Live." Set to an electro-acoustic score, actors and an on-stage band gave voice to Marines and their families. A panel discussion followed and a portion of the proceeds went to assistance organizations for veterans and families. "I'm really interested in creating a discus- sion or dialogue. I want to create interactivity with our programming, create a real connec- tion to the work. I'm really interested in things that are innovative and push boundaries of form," explains Maler. Maler revived a fledgling on-campus film series by injecting it with star power. He brought in his friend Anthony Rapp, Broad - way and film star of Rent, for a screening of the film and made him very accessible to the community. "Rapp did a master class with the students on auditioning and gave feedback. Then he did a Q and A session with 200 people in 109 s u m m e r 2 0 1 5 | W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e

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