Director of Programming, Ambassador Theatre Group Bates is also general manager of Ambassador’s Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, N.Y. (Photo courtesy Kings Theatre)   I thought I’d grow up to be A business mogul. First job in the industry Accounts payable coordinator for AEG Live in NYC. Favorite part of the job Working with so many different people and artists of different genres and cultures. Least favorite part of the job Losing nights and weekends to work shows. If I weren’t doing this, I’d be a … Male model … or if that didn’t work out, something in finance or accounting. Mentors My father, Tom Bates, who worked as a production manager for 30-plus years, Sean Saadeh from Prudential Center and Debra Rathwell from AEG Presents. Prized possession A signed Beastie Boys poster. Best advice received The show will happen, people will move on, and there will be another show tomorrow. Basically, not to […]
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