Tag Archives: performing arts

Prague reflections

It’s been almost a month since I landed in Prague to see the sites and attend the Prague Quadrennial, the international exhibit of scenography founded by Josef Svoboda in the 1960s now known as “the PQ.”  International pavilions filled several … Continue reading

Posted in Arts education, Culture and democracy, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Is Crepe-hanging Premature?

What a way to start the week!*  Intiman Theatre in Seattle cancelled the remainder of its 2011 season to “pause, plan, and prepare for strong seasons in 2012 and beyond” and Philadelphia orchestra filed for bankruptcy protection.  A week earlier, … Continue reading

Posted in Arts funding, arts infrastructure, Arts management | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Teresa Rebeck’s $50K

I am really pleased that the University of Delaware was able to commission Teresa Rebeck to write a play specifically for its professional REP Company and PTTP students.  But as today’s article in the NY Times makes clear, that commission … Continue reading

Posted in Arts education, arts infrastructure, Higher education | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bricks and Mortar

An article in yesterday’s NY Times about Arena Stage’s new “Cradle” for new play development and a tour I had this morning of the newly renovated Chandler Center for the Arts are reminders that sometimes infrastructure for the arts is … Continue reading

Posted in Arts education, Arts funding, arts infrastructure, Arts policy, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments