EPISODE 20: CURTAIN UP: SAFETY, EQUITY, AND REOPENING THE PERFORMING ARTS AMID DISTRESS
As mass gatherings come back into view, what will the “new normal” look like, and what are the issues toward getting there? On Episode 20 of DISCOVERY, Knight’s Victoria Rogers joins Duncan Webb of Webb Management, a leader in the development and operation of performing arts facilities, to discuss the financial, creative and logistical challenges of reopening public performances in a pandemic, from bringing audiences back to new programming imperatives, access for all, and a return to financial viability.
PROVIDED BY GUEST
- During COVID-19, Webb Management has been helping venues and arts organizations prepare to hit the ground running after the pandemic: webbmgmt.org
- Duncan’s book, Running Theaters: Best Practices for Leaders and Managers, provides important tips and strategies for successful theater operations at the campus, community and regional level: amzn.to/2N5rh6J
- The Knight Foundation recently released their assessment of how grants can be used to increase digital capacity of cultural institutions: kng.ht/3coIJeX