Antaeus was a giant in Greek mythology. He was incredibly strong and undefeated in combat – as long as he maintained a physical connection to the earth. This symbolic figure inspired the name for Antaeus Theatre Company, which was founded in 1991 as a project of the prestigious Center Theatre Group. The co-founders brought together […]
Denver Center for the Performing Arts is proving William Shakespeare was right when he said, “All the world’s a stage.” The organization is quickly gaining a reputation for its signature Off-Center programming which, according to Emily Kent, Director of Marketing, “is all about pushing the boundaries.” DCPA has held several successful Off-Center events to date, […]
By: Tiffany Vega-Gibson Like the famed creator of Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda, I am a Puerto Rican from New York City who grew up loving hip-hop and Stephen Sondheim. Almost my entire life has been spent in theatre and one of my greatest passions is getting audiences of color to fall in love with performing arts […]
By: Jo-Ann Chiam, Senior Director of Client Engagement Sometimes one of the things that keeps organizations on ticketing systems that aren’t fully meeting their needs is fear of making a change. Will your data move over? Will your customers like the new buying experience? How quickly can the system change happen?I’m Jo-Ann Chiam, Senior Director […]
By: Kara Parkinson (She/Her) In times past, addressing formal notes and letters had a very standard protocol. Authors like Emily Post, who was famous for writing about etiquette, provided very specific recommendations that society dutifully followed. As we evolve, our desire for formality can conflict with our need to demonstrate respect for customers and supporters […]
The first episode of the Unobstructed podcast features a conversation between AudienceView’s CMO Mike Evenson and CEO Mark Fowlie. They discuss how our industry is navigating the COVID-19 pandemic, from the sudden absence of live events to how quickly organizations have rallied in this moment of crisis. They share things they are seeing that make […]
AudienceView’s CMO Mike Evenson is joined by INTIX CEO Maureen Andersen. An industry veteran, community leader and mentor to so many ticketing professionals, Maureen shares her very unique vantage point on these unprecedented times. They discuss the effect of the COVID-19 crisis on the entertainment industry and the ways that this interruption will have a […]
We’ve all seen it, sat in it or sold it. The “obstructed view” seat. These seats have value because they get you in the building for a hot event when nothing else is available, but your ability to take in the full performance is severely limited. At AudienceView, we understand what it’s like to have […]
Your loyal customers and community want to support your organization during these trying times. The health of your business is important, so it’s crucial to go beyond engaging audiences to monetizing them. It may seem difficult since you don’t have any events to sell in the near term, but there are many other things you […]
The COVID-19 crisis has brought a lot of unfortunate, but temporary, change to our industry. Seasons were in full swing and calendars were packed with events. Now, all events are cancelled for the foreseeable future.
Lire en FrançaisLive entertainment venues and their performers, staff and suppliers are all feeling the discomfort and pressure of an uncertain time. We know that passion for live events will bring audiences back, but we don’t know when.As we work under self-isolation from home or with social distancing at a box office or venue, it’s […]
Arts and culture organizations often talk about creating loyal donors. Ditto for colleges and universities that work to maintain relationships with alumni and other supporters. Perhaps it’s time we flipped that thinking on its head – is it about the donor being loyal to you or your organization being loyal to the donor? In today’s […]
Lire en FrançaisThe World Health Organization has declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic. As the viral disease continues to spread around the world, it is having a profound impact on the live events industry.Many local and national government agencies are advising against or outright banning all non-essential public gatherings, putting live events organizations in the […]
A lot of schools look to us for best practices, to understand how other schools ticket commencement ceremonies and to learn ways they can improve or build upon their operations, particularly schools that have never ticketed before.