How to Run a Theater

How to Run a Theater : A Witty Pracitcal and Fun Guide to Arts Management

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The definitive arts management guide, this book is written with tremendous insight and humour and packed with dozens of lists, such as 22 Wonderful Ways to Improve Your Life in the Theater and 20 Distractions that Erode Productivity. It provides information on improving an organization by building audiences, bolstering fundraising, and tightening finances. Also covered are tips for solidifying relationships with boards, volunteers, communities, and colleagues. It's all here, from managing one's own life, working with a board of trustees, and managing a team, to negotiating, fundraising, marketing, and financial management. This resource will appeal to all those who work in arts management, from novices to veteran middle managers and executive directors.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 146 x 228 x 16mm | 340.2g
  • Back Stage Books,U.S.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0823083136
  • 9780823083138
  • 1,510,234

About Jim Volz

Jim Volz is a nationally known theater producer, author, educator, advocate, and columnist. He is a professor at California State University and president of Consultants for the Arts. He lives in Orange County, CA.
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