Managing Our Performing Spaces: Impact Study of the Costs Relating to the Management of Performing Arts Premises in Canada (17 Oct 2005 | Vol. 2 | No. 6)
This report examines the management of performing arts facilities in Canada, including a wide range of issues such as ownership, tenancy, operating costs and income, capital costs and funding, working capital, and improvements to physical infrastructure.
Raising the Barre: Geographic, Financial and Economic Trends of Nonprofit Dance Companies (17 Oct 2005 | Vol. 2 | No. 5)
Based on three sources – NEA applications, a Unified Database of Arts Organizations and the economic census – this report paints a statistical portrait of the changing situation of American dance companies (not independent dancers) between 1987 and 1997.
Findings from the Survey with Aboriginal Dance Groups and Artists in Canada (17 Oct 2005 | Vol. 2 | No. 5)
This report is based on surveys of 50 Aboriginal dance groups and 26 Aboriginal dance artists in Canada.
The Value of the Performing Arts in Five Communities: A Comparison of 2002 Household Survey Data (17 Oct 2005 | Vol. 2 | No. 4)
Released with much fanfare, The Value of the Performing Arts in Five Communities demonstrates that, in terms of public participation, the arts are alive and well in Alaska, Cincinnati, Denver, Pittsburgh and Seattle.
Statistics Canada recently released the results of its 2001 survey of 583 performing arts organizations.
The Phase 1 Report of Orchestras Canada's "Soundings" project summarizes qualitative interviews conducted mainly with musicians, staff, board members and Music or Artistic Directors from 11 orchestras regarding the state of and future prospects for Canada's orchestras.
This study follows the earnings, work patterns and work histories of graduates of a Massachusetts college dance program.
The Effect of Generational Change on Classical Music Concert Attendance and Orchestras’ Responses in the UK and US (16 Oct 2005 | Vol. 1 | No. 3)
This paper contends that the lack of growth in classical concert attendance in the UK and the US is not due to the cost and accessibility of events or a decline in arts education, but rather to changes in taste and socio-demographics.