Performing Arts Management (Second Edition)
A Handbook of Professional Practices
Tobie S. Stein, Jessica Rae Bathurst, Renee Lasher
- 400 Pages
- November 15, 2022
- ISBN: 9781621536949
- Trim Size: 8.5in x 11in x 0in
Do you know what it takes to manage a performing arts organization today? In this revised second edition of the comprehensive guide, more than 100 managers of top nonprofit and commercial venues share their winning strategies.
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.
Renee Lasher received her MFA from Brooklyn College. She is a Contract Manager at The Hearst Corporation. Renee is also an active member of the Blue Hill Troupe, a volunteer theater group that donates all proceeds to New York City charities, and a mediation coach with the New York Peace institute.
Jessica Bathurst has served in a variety of performing arts management positions, including as Executive Director of the Astoria Performing Arts Center in Astoria, Queens, and theater management lecturer at Brooklyn College. She holds an MFA in Performing Arts Management from Brooklyn College and an MA in Classical and Contemporary Text from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.