Ken Tabachnick is an arts manager, educator, reformed intellectual property attorney and intermittently practicing artist. In his different roles, he has worked with: major institutions, such as New York City Ballet, Paris Opera, the Kirov and Bolshoi companies; individual artists, including Stephen Petronio, Bebe Miller, Robert Wilson and Trisha Brown; and educational institutions Purchase College and NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. His current interests occupy the intersection between art, policy, business and organizational structure, and TaeKwonDo. He is active on non-profit boards including Dance/USA, Stephen Petronio Company and Westbeth Artists' Housing. Select writings and speeches can be found at his blog, Periodic Arts.