Instructor, Arts Enterprise & Cultural Innovation
Lucas G. Senger is a multi-industry creative professional. Senger’s career began as a performing artist sharing the stage with the likes of The Roots, Black Eyed Peas, A Tribe Called Quest, Wu Tang Clan, Macklemore and many other seminal acts in Hip-Hop. Having traversed the music industry in a time of massive disruption, as technology and the audience brought monumental shifts to the space, he executed a career pivot into film and media production.
Senger’s film projects have been awarded top honors at Tribeca International Film Festival, South by Southwest, Naples, Manchester and Seattle International Film Festivals among others. He has contributed production leadership to media projects that have been broadcast on Vice, MTV, Fuse and Sundance networks and platforms.
His projects have been featured in Complex, Rolling Stone, Spin, and Indiewire. Senger’s academic work is dedicated to frameworks of management for creative projects and people. Work that in combination with his experience, contributes to the foundational architecture of Western’s Arts Enterprise and Cultural Innovation offering. Senger is co-instructor of Western Washington University’s AACSB accredited MBA consulting capstone. Lucas G. Senger is co-founder of Cake Machine; a consultancy that supports creative organizations by providing strategies that generate financial stability without limiting creative output.