NYU Steinhardt

The Environment of Performing Arts Administration

  • Course Number: MPAPA-GE 2130
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Introduction to the controlling elements affecting performing arts organizations in the United States. In addition to examining the position of the artist in society & in the labor market, the course analyzes the relationship of the environment to the production, marketing, & distribution of artistic services. Students study the derivation of the present environment, the relevance & import of tax exemption & nonprofit status, the organizational structures for arts organizations, the role of funding on all levels, & the strategies & techniques needed to manage performing arts organizations effectively.
  • Old Course Number: E67.2130