Survey of Arts Management

Course blog for American University PERF-570, Fall 2014

Author Archives: Andrew Taylor

Cirque’s next balancing act…it’s business

You may be sick of Cirque du Soleil by now, but here’s an interesting business article on how the company (and Guy, in particular) is thinking of reshaping their business … Continue reading

December 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

There is a Place | Dance Video

For any who wanted to watch that dance video again, here it is: http://youtu.be/DicA-jC1gS8

December 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

FYI: The NFL is a nonprofit

Did you know that the National Football League is a nonprofit organization? Yes, that national association of extremely wealthy teams and team owners, with merchandise and sponsorship deals and all. … Continue reading

September 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

Not-for-Profit vs. For-Profit

I’m noticing several threads on these posts surrounding for-profit and not-for-profit business entities. We’ll talk more about the distinction and the relevance of each in class, since this is an … Continue reading

September 15, 2014

Metropolitan Opera Reaches Labor Agreement

The Metropolitan Opera administration reached an early-morning agreement with its stagehand union early Wednesday morning, completing contentious negotiations with its largest unions. Administration is now moving on to talks with … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Welcome to the PERF-570 course blog!

This is the place you will post weekly blog posts and comments. Remember that each entry should link to an article, event, organization, image, or report about some element of … Continue reading

August 21, 2014