TA 4 - The Producer is in charge of: Finding theatre...

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Front of House 10/29/09 People involved: Managing Director, Artistic Director (artistic assoc.), Director (Asst. to the Director), Company Manager Administration: Controller, General Manager, Accounting, Executive Secretary, Receptionist (Most important but least paid), Development Systems Manager Marketing and Public relations -P.R. Director -Marketing Assistant Subscriptions Manager Box Office Manager Group Sales Coordinator -Telemarketing Manager House Manger: Ushers, Janitors, Maintenance A.T.C. -Shows how many people in Arizona Theatre Company (A.T.C.) had on staff for one show -Staff list on screen Regional or Resident Theatres -Professional Theatres outside of New York L.O.R.T. - League of Resident Theatres Board of Directors Artistic Directors
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Managing Director Funding Subscription Grants: N.E.A. - National Endowment for the Arts Box Office Donations The Producer -The Producer or “Let’s Make Money in Theatre” Before work can happen, money must be raised In early planning, finances affect many artistic decisions
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Unformatted text preview: The Producer is in charge of: Finding theatre Finding play to believe in Finding investors ($) Assembling business and artistic staff Overseeing everyone’s work Salaries, Programs, Scenery, Tickets, Lighting, Taxes New York, New York-Broadway Represents tradition of the success-Oriented, expensive, star-studded, professional theatre-E.g The producers, Nicholas Nickleby, The Phantom of the Opera, Beauty & The Beast, Damn Yankees, Cats, Wicked-Replicated by touring companies-Off Broadway-Located many blocks from Broadway-Solutions to high production costs and excessive union demands Areas of Cost-Show expenses: Properties, Costumes, Music and musicians, Scripts, Royalties Advertising and Publicity Theatre Expenses: Theatre Rental, Utilities, Maintenance, Reserve Fund, Box Office Operation, Miscellaneous Theatre is a business- artist and management must work together...
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course TAR 103 taught by Professor Yarnelle during the Fall '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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