Performing Arts Management: A Handbook of Professional Practices [NOOK Book]

Overview

Do you know what it takes to manage a performing arts organization today? In this comprehensive volume, more than 100 managers of top nonprofit and commercial venues share their winning strategies.

* Financial management, building a funding base, labor relations, much more

* Explores the realities of running a performing arts organization today

From theater to classical music, from opera to dance, every type of organization is included, with information on how each one is ...
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Performing Arts Management: A Handbook of Professional Practices

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Overview

Do you know what it takes to manage a performing arts organization today? In this comprehensive volume, more than 100 managers of top nonprofit and commercial venues share their winning strategies.

* Financial management, building a funding base, labor relations, much more

* Explores the realities of running a performing arts organization today

From theater to classical music, from opera to dance, every type of organization is included, with information on how each one is structured, key managerial figures, its best-practices for financial management, how it handles labor relations, and more. Kennedy Center, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Lincoln Center, the Mark Morris Dance Company, the New Victory Theater, the Roundabout Theater, the Guthrie Theater, Steppenwolf Theater Company, and many other top groups are represented. Learn to manage a performing arts group successfully in today’s rapidly changing cultural environment with Performing Arts Management.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581157536
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/23/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 552
  • Sales rank: 1,316,152
  • File size: 24 MB
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Meet the Author

Jessica Rae Bathurst is a theater producer and theater management instructor at Brooklyn College who has served in a variety of performing arts management positions. She lives in New York City.

Tobie S. Stein, the director of the graduate program in performing arts management at Brooklyn College, is the author of Workforce Transitions from the Profit to the Nonprofit Sector. She lives in New York City.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Organizational Structures and Managerial Positions 1

Ch. 2 Mission, Vision, and Strategy 51

Ch. 3 Nonprofit Formation and Legal Considerations 81

Ch. 4 Commercial Producing 103

Ch. 5 Financial Management 131

Ch. 6 Developing a Funding Base 167

Ch. 7 Strategies for Selling Tickets 275

Ch. 8 Performing Arts Education 341

Ch. 9 Labor Relations 365

Ch. 10 Touring Productions 395

Ch. 11 Facility Management 425

Ch. 12 Career Development Strategies: The Role of the Internship 505

Index 527

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