What drives the folks who keep theatres running, and how do they learn their trade? Funny you should ask.
Theatre administrators don’t make art—they just make art possible
When teaching arts administration, data and tech are important tools to have, but the human connection remains paramount.
They’re eager, exacting—and chock full of ideas.
12 programs that aim to equip students for leadership in the arts
Many theatre aspirants will end up needing admin skills anyway, so colleges are stepping up with B.A.s and other options.
Hierarchical leadership and ‘best practices’ from 20, even 10 years ago, are no longer able to solve the challenges facing our field today.
The education and engagement programs at theatre companies remind us what this field is all about, and who it’s for.
As theatres claim a role at the center of community life, the aim is transformation, not transaction.
Up for a post-show discussion? Four a.d.s explain why they are—and you just might be too.