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Environment of Performing Arts Administration

Introduction to the controlling elements affecting performing arts organizations in the United States. In addition to examining the position of the artist in society and in the labor market, the course analyzes the relationship of the environment to the production, marketing, and distribution of artistic services. Students study the derivation of the present environment, the relevance and import of tax exemption and nonprofit status, the organizational structures for arts organizations, the role of funding on all levels, and the strategies and techniques needed to manage performing arts organizations effectively.

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Music and Performing Arts Professions


Richard Maloney

Clinical Associate Professor of Performing Arts Administration