Tagged: audiences

Inside the Broadway Community Project: How Group Sales Help Develop Today and Tomorrow’s Audiences

The arts and culture industries remain largely at a standstill in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, affecting millions of workers in an already delicate ecosystem. The Broadway Community Project, from industry veterans Greg Schaffert, Tiffani Gavin, Situation Interactive, and Playbill, was developed to shed light on the myriad fields and roles that go into making the curtain rise.

In the Broadway Community Project series, we shine a spotlight on the faces you may not see on stage, but are nevertheless critical in creating and maintaining a theatre production. These are just some of the arts workers who have put

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Southbank Centre Welcomes Audiences Back With Summer Reunion Programme

Southbank Centre Welcomes Audiences Back With Summer Reunion Programme

The Southbank Centre today announces a four-month reopening programme, Summer Reunion – providing opportunities for people to reconnect, reunite and enjoy a colourful, joyful celebration of art, culture and entertainment.

The packed programme features ballet, classical music, contemporary music, literature, poetry and visual art. The reopening of the Southbank Centre and Summer Reunion programme is made possible thanks to the repayable loan from the government’s Culture Recovery Fund.

On 30 April the popular weekly street food market returns, alongside riverside pop-ups. The Hayward Gallery welcomes visitors back on Wednesday 19 May with free weekend entertainment outside the Royal Festival Hall

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ART BEAT: Hudgens Center’s new director Laura Ballance aspires to ‘connect and excite’ audiences | Entertainment

“My job is getting others to be as excited and engaged with the arts as I am,” said Laura Ballance, the Hudgens Center’s new executive director.

With the Hudgens’ 40th Anniversary coming up this year, Ballance has plans that guarantee wonderful arts encounters for all.

“I was the black sheep of the family,” Ballance said. “I was expected to go into the aviation industry like most of my family. But I was the ‘quieter’ middle child.”

A native Atlantan, the arts quickly became her passion after an uncle introduced her to photography. As a student at the Galloway School, she

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