Release Date: November 3, 2016
Performing arts centers (PACs) are an integral part of the cultural and creative industries, significantly influencing the cultural, social, and economic vitality of communities around the world. Virtually all PACs are community-based and serve the public interest, whether structured as a public,...
by David Davies
Release Date: February 23, 2011
This book provides an accessible yet sophisticated introduction to the significant philosophical issues concerning the performing arts.
Presents the significant philosophical issues concerning the performing arts in an accessible style, assuming no prior knowledge
Provides a critical overview...
by Tanvi Bajaj, Swasti Shrimali Vohra
Release Date: August 12, 2015
Presenting an alternative perspective, this book proposes that performing arts forge an emotional bond between the performer and the audience, making the act of performance a therapeutic and restorative experience, and not merely recreational.
Studying the life-experiences of six artists, and...
by Kenneth Foster
Release Date: May 1, 2018
The contemporary world faces unprecedented upheaval and change forcing institutions of all types to rethink how they are designed and how they must now function if they are to survive into an uncertain future. The performing arts are no exception; in an era of constant change and technological transformation,...
by Tobie S. Stein, Jessica Rae Bathurst
Release Date: February 23, 2010
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...
by Tobie S. Stein
Release Date: April 5, 2016
What does it mean to be a performing arts leader? Leadership in the Performing Arts addresses and analyzes this question by presenting the wisdom and expertise of eleven men and women with experience leading nonprofit performing arts institutions in the United States. These successful leaders provide...
How to Keep Organizations Financially Healthy and Artistically Vibrant
by Ernest Auerbach
Release Date: February 13, 2015
When Ernest Auerbach took the helm at Austin Opera in 2011, the organization had been in existence for twenty-five years and was near bankruptcy. In the years leading up to the financial disaster, the Operas well-meaning board of trustees and staff leadership had somehow lost sight of the fact that...
Cultural Mobility and Exchange in New York, 1952-2011
by Barbara E. Thornbury
Release Date: April 15, 2013
America’s Japan and Japan’s Performing Arts studies the images and myths that have shaped the reception of Japan-related theater, music, and dance in the United States since the 1950s. Soon after World War II, visits by Japanese performing artists to the United States emerged as a significant...
Performing Arts in Prisons explores prison arts in Australia, the United States, the United Kingdom and Chile, and creates a new framework for understanding its practices. There is a growing body of evidence that suggests music, theatre, poetry and dance can contribute to prisoner wellbeing, management,...
by Mark Lewinski, Sam Parrish, David Porter
Release Date: November 8, 2016
Exam Board: Cambridge
Subject: Performing Arts
First Teaching: September 2016
First Exam: June 2017
Support your teaching of the new Cambridge Technicals 2016 suite with Cambridge Technical Level 3 Performing Arts, developed in partnership between OCR and Hodder Education; this textbook...
Release Date: August 18, 2013
The Art of Governance is an essential guide for trustees in the performing arts and for the artists, managers, and community leaders who work with them. This book provides the larger context in which trustees govern—the art, artists, history, institutions, and national policies of the performing...
A Critical Analysis of Audiences in the Performing Arts
by Jennifer Radbourne, Hilary Glow, Katya Johanson
Release Date: July 11, 2013
The Audience Experience identifies a momentous change in what it means to be part of an audience for a live arts performance. Together, new communication technologies and new kinds of audiences have transformed the expectations of performance, and The Audience Experience explores key trends in the...
Artistry, Virtuosity, and Interpretation in Cross-Cultural Perspective
by Anya Peterson Royce
Release Date: May 5, 2004
Anya Peterson Royce turns the anthropological gaze on the performing arts, attempting to find broad commonalities in performance, art, and artists across space, time, and culture. She asks general questions as to the nature of artistic interpretation, the differences between virtuosity and artistry,...