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Business and Administration

Want to know how to manage a performing arts organization? Then this is the category for you. Administration and Management covers the big picture on running a performing arts organization, from such vital aspects as overall planning and management, to season and show promotion, advertising, fundraising, audience development, box office, resources, and much more.
  1. Fundraising and Financials (6)
  2. PR & Advertising (6)
  3. Performing Arts Industry News (8)

2014 Jonathan Larson Grants Recipients Announced
The American Theatre Wing has announced the recipients of the 2014 Jonathan Larson Grants.

Broadway Channel Partners with PIX11 for 'Broadway Profiles'
New York television station PIX11 has announced that it is partnering up with Broadway Channel to present “Broadway Profiles” a series of quarterly primetime Broadway specials.

TEDxBroadway Explores Broadway's Future on Feb. 24
To answer the question, "What is the best Broadway can be?" TEDxBroadway has announced the final list of speakers and performers who will join in the discussion at its third annual event on February 24, 2014.

'Beautiful' Breaks Box Office Records at Sondheim Theatre
Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced recently that the new Broadway hit Beautiful - The Carole King Musical has set a new box office record at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

Seattle Rep Continues Novice Playwriting Programs
The Seattle Rep will conclude its 12th Annual Roosevelt Playwriting Project in December 2013 as it prepares to launch a new playwriting initiative for adults in February 2014.

Seattle Rep Hires Herlich as Director of Individual Gifts
Seattle Repertory Theatre has hired Jamie Herlich as its Director of Individual Gifts, heading up the theatre's large-scale fundraising initiatives.

Finding a Job in the Performing Arts
A comprehensive look at where to seek out the best tech, design, and administrative jobs listings for the performing arts world, from theatre, to opera, dance, and more.

'Kinky Boots' for Everyone
Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig recently announced that 'Kinky Boots,' this year's Tony Award-winner for Best Musical, is partnering up with fashion designer and social activist Kenneth Cole, for a limited edition line of real-life 'Kinky Boots-inspired shoes and boots.

Greer Garson Theatre at SFUAD Announces 2013-2014 Season
Santa Fe University of Art and Design has launched its Greer Garson Theatre's 2013-14 season with a musical revue directed by guest artist and renowned director, Dallett Norris, while also announcing its complete performance schedule for 2013-2014.

'Boots' Breaks Records
'Kinky Boots,' this year's Tony Award-winner for Best Musical, has been breaking box office records on Broadway this summer.

EmptySpace Technology Introduces StageStock.com
EmptySpace Technology has announced a new service for the performing arts, StageStock.com.

'Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark' Litigation Settled
Julie Taymor, Glen Berger and 8 Legged Productions LLC (Producer of 'Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark') recently announced that the pending litigation between them has been settled by mutual agreement of all parties.

USITT Annual Conference & Stage Expo Returns March 20-23, 2013
The USITT Annual Conference & Stage Expo Returns March 20-23, 2013, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Five 2013 Performing Arts Resolutions
Five performing arts resolutions to help performing arts companies and groups inspired and thriving in 2013.

The Drama League Announces ‘The Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley Studio ...
The Drama League has announced a new studio lab and welcome center, which will debut in Spring 2013.

25 Easy Ways to Give Back at the Holidays
25 fun and satisfying ways your performing arts group can get out and spread some cheer this holiday season, and give back to those who come to see your shows.

Artist Salons Hope to Foster a 'Renaissance' Spirit
New York-based Red Shirt Entertainment has announced a series of “Red Shirt Artist Salons,” events celebrating the arts which will take place on the second Sunday of every month in New York City.

A Shakespeare Season and a Twinkie
In a diabolically savvy marketing move worthy of the Bard himself, The Seattle Shakespeare Company is harnessing the public demand for Twinkies by offering one of the coveted snack cakes to a limited number of 2013 Season subscribers.

Hurricane Sandy Advice, Info and Resources for Artists and Arts Organizations
A helpful guide for artists and arts organizations on how to find help after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy.

Disaster Recovery, Relief & Resources for Performing Artists
A helpful guide to organizations that assist actors, singers, artists, designers, dancers and others in the performing arts whenever disaster strikes.

Helen Pickett Appointed Resident Choreographer for Atlanta Ballet
In a three-year commitment that will involve new works, an annual workshop, and more, the Atlanta Ballet has announced the addition of choreographer Helen Pickett as the Company's new Resident Choreographer.

TCG Seeks Nominations for Young Leaders of Color in Theatre
Theatre Communications Group (TCG) is seeking nominations for young leaders of color in theatre, to attend its upcoming June 2012 Boston conference.

Important Educational Resources for Students and Teachers of Stagecraft
A comprehensive look at important educational resources for stagecraft and stage tech, both in the U.S. and on an international level.

2012 BCA 10 Awards Announced by Americans for the Arts
Americans for the Arts recently announced its picks for the Business Committee for the Arts' 2012 BCA 10 Honorees.

Theatre Communications Group Announces Audience (R)Evolution
Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has received $1.45 million from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to launch a new program for audience and community engagement, called Audience (R)Evolution.

TV Show Goes Behind the Scenes of 'Clybourne Park'
For the first time, the TV show 'HowStuffWorks' will go behind the scenes of a Broadway show with its exploration of the Tony nominee 'Clybourne Park.'

Rehearsal Report Form
A helpful form for keeping track of your rehearsal process.

Women's Theatre Companies
A look at theatres and production groups within both the United States and United Kingdom that actively seek to support, produce and stage works by and about women.

SAG, AFTRA Merge to Become SAG-AFTRA
SAG and AFTRA recently announced that the two unions have officially merged to become one union now known as SAG-AFTRA.

Essential Resources for Women in the Performing Arts
A comprehensive and highly useful list of essential links, organizations and resources for women in the performing arts, from creation and production, to research, tech and more!

Henson Foundation 2012 Grants Support Puppet Theatre Artists
The 2012 application deadlines approach for various helpful grants for artists in puppeteering from the Jim Henson Foundation.

More Top Tech Theatre Tweets
Are you working in the performing arts? As Part Two of my ongoing series, here's a list of even more essential performing arts Tweeps to follow, from opera and performing arts organizations, to creatives, writers and performers - as well as other accounts you should be following in 2012!

Top Tweeps - Performing Arts Twitterers to Follow in 2012
Discover an in-depth list of the top Performing Arts Twitter users you need to follow in 2012!

Create Your Own App with Conduit Mobile
Conduit Mobile offers any user, group or organization the ability to create an easy, high-quality mobile app for themselves -- and best of all, it's free.

Roundabout Theatre Company to Honor Marshall at Spring Gala
Led by Artistic Director Todd Haimes, The Roundabout Theatre Company announced recently that it will present its annual 2012 Spring Gala on Monday, March 12, 2012, at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, in an evening honoring Academy Award, Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Rob Marshall.

Investigating the Human Condition -- then Putting it Onstage
An in-depth interview with Steve Cosson, the artistic director of investigative Brooklyn-based theatre company The Civilians, covering everything from the group's origins to its creative approaches, influences, and collaborative productions.

Tony Winner Produces L.A. Benefit for Japan
Actress Daisy Eagan is helping to stage a one-night cabaret benefit for Japan in Los Angeles on April 11, 2011, with "Cabaret Cares: Songs for Japan."

NYMF Accepting Open Submissions Through Nov. 7, 2011
Through November 7, 2011, The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) will be accepting open submissions for The Next Link Project, which will award twelve subsidized production slots in its 2012 Festival.

Regional Spotlight: The Seattle Rep - Jerry Manning Interview - The Seattle...
Seattle Rep Artistic Director Jerry Manning talks about bringing 'An Iliad' to life, and also discusses the work of the artistic director, as well as the challenges facing performing arts groups today.

All the Pretty Horses: Normand Latourelle Talks About Staging 'Cavalia' -...
An interview with 'Cavalia' creator and Artistic Director Normand Latourelle about the creation, staging, production, and challenges of one of the world's largest and most unique traveling productions.

'Bringing it' - Meet Alliance Theatre's Artistic Director Susan V. Booth
An in-depth interview with Susan V. Booth, the artistic director for the Tony-winning Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia.

15 Steps to Better Auditions -- and Better Results
A step by step guide to holding a better, more streamlined audition process -- and one that will get you a better turnout, and better results!

The Ultimate Audition Form 2011
A comprehensive, easy and helpful form for you to use in gathering information from potential performers when holding auditions.

10 Performing Arts Resolutions for 2011
As the new year begins to unfurl, now is a great time to commit yourself and your performing arts group to actions that will help you to achieve even more in every sense in 2011!

Production 101 - The Basics
Everything you need to build a foundation in performing arts knowledge, from the tech basics and industry definitions, to how-to's.

'Lombardi' Interview
An in-depth interview with Lombardi Broadway producers Tony Ponturo and Fran Kirmser.

Promotion and Fundraising
What you need to know in order to promote your performances, attract audiences, and raise funds to keep your organization or group thriving.

Book Review: Little Musicals for Little Theatres - Producing Musicals -...
Book Review: Little Musicals for Little Theatres - Producing Musicals - Theatre Reference

The Drama League Officially Dedicates Brand-New Home in NYC
Acclaimed 2013 Tony Nominee Judith Light recently hosted Obie Award-Winner Rachel Chavkin as first Artist-in-Residence at the brand-new Drama League Theater Center.

Ambassador Theatre Group Acquires Broadway's Foxwoods Theatre
Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG), the organization known as the UK's largest theatre owner and operator (as well as a multiple award-winning theater production group), has acquired the Foxwoods Theatre from Live Nation Entertainment, through its subsidiary, Lyric Theatre LLC.

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