Where Are The Hotbeds Of Theatre In America? Here’s A List

Collectively, the cities on this list are responsible for generating more than $112 million in wages for Equity actors and stage managers during the 2016-2017 theatre season. The market leaders are Central Florida – home to roughly 1,000 Equity members, many of whom work on Disney productions on a daily basis – … [Read More...]

The Boston Globe: Art Critic

The Boston Globe seeks an exceptional art critic for its award-winning arts and entertainment department. The right candidate is deeply knowledgeable, ambitious, and passionate about the visual arts, able to generate ideas that will attract readers both in print and online. Creative energy, high standards, and superb writing skills … [Read More...]

Vice President, External Relations – Peace Center

Peace Center is a $23 million performing arts center and the cultural hub of downtown Greenville, SC. The organization seeks a Vice President, External Relations to join the executive leadership during an exciting period of growth and innovation and guide the development department in expanding its reach and unearned revenue. … [Read More...]

Deputy Director – Wexner Center for the Arts

The Ohio State University is seeking a Deputy Director to work closely with the Wexner Center Director in shaping strategic and operational planning for the institution, with primary focus on integrated organizational capacity-building through the areas of administration and advancement. Deputy Director – Wexner Center for the Arts The … [Read More...]

Trending? Really? What Does That Mean And Why Should We Care?

When we sort through our feeds, “latest” has an obvious chronological sorting mechanism; even “popular” has a fairly clear and agreed-upon definition. “Trending,” however, does not. It’s similar, but not the same as “popular”; generally speaking, it means “popular, in some relative, technically defined way.” That is, … [Read More...]

Authentication Of Middle Eastern Art Is A Mess

Around 20 active family estates and foundations are now known across Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Egypt and Lebanon. However, charging up to €2,000 for authentication certificates also raises questions about the motives and expertise of artists’ relatives, particularly where conflict has damaged other archives, museums and libraries. [Read More...]

Misty Copeland Talks About Diversity And Parity In Ballet

Copeland said that ABT and ballet in general are naturally moving in a direction that favors gender equality and more diversity on stage, but key to ballet’s survival is the diversification of its patrons, too. “Bringing diversity into the theater is going to keep ballet thriving and relevant and alive. … [Read More...]

Frieze To Launch a New Art Fair In Los Angeles

“How much appetite there will be for another art fair in Los Angeles, however, remains to be seen. L.A. is home to a pair of established fairs: the L.A. Art Show, which is generally held downtown, and the glitzier Art Los Angeles Contemporary, staged at Barker Hanger in … [Read More...]

Years Of Abuse By Opera Director Reported

In the weeks since Austin Opera’s conductor was fired amid allegations of harassment, seven women have come forward to describe a culture of permissiveness that they say allowed Richard Buckley to touch women inappropriately and engage in lewd talk because he was a star. [Read More...]

Research In The Arts Is Broken

“This is not merely an idle philosophical debate. Every year, our society invests thousands of hours and millions of dollars in generating knowledge about arts and culture.1 But just when choices about how to distribute resources seem to matter more than at any time in living memory, the arts field’s … [Read More...]

Is The Sound Of The City Around You Making You Sick?

Concerns about hearing loss largely focus on excessive noise exposure. But environmental noise is just as unsafe. People living in cities are regularly exposed (against their will) to noise above 85 decibels from sources like traffic, subways, industrial activity, and airports. That’s enough to cause significant hearing loss over time. If … [Read More...]

Can Chicago’s Lyric Opera Survive Doing Opera?

“I love West Side Story. I can’t wait to see this coproduction with Houston Grand Opera and the Glimmerglass Festival, though the cast is yet to be announced. But the schedule makes a point as unmistakable as the high-wire high F tenor Lawrence Brownlee’s been hitting in Lyric’s current, … [Read More...]