My first Working Open post is an interactive quiz that examines the different roles team members can take in an Innovation Lab. Click through to take the quiz and play!
This is Part 1 of a series of three posts I’ll be writing about The Network of Ensemble Theater’s organizational experimentation as a part of EmcArts’ Innovation Lab for Arts Development Agencies.
What happens when the usual tools of problem solving aren’t enough to address your organization’s issues? These two groups found that truly complex challenges require a different kind of approach.
By opening the doors of their costume and prop shop to the local community, Center Theatre Group developed new partnerships and explored new ways to connect the craft of theatre with daily lives.
Cleveland Public Theatre and members of the Latino community formed Teatro Publico de Cleveland, an amateur ensemble theater company that created space for meaningful dialogue and new, powerful performances.
How did Denver Center Theatre Company apply Off-Center’s Curation model to its mainstage programming?
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company’s recent “Connectivity” strategy is an example of how an organization’s founding motivations and culture can evolve over time to encourage innovation.
An underutilized theater, The Jones, becomes the testing ground for new nontraditional ways of using technology and engaging audiences for Denver’s largest professional theatre company.
In this interview, theater writer/director Young Jean Lee reflects on her approach to making new plays and building the best trap for her audience.
Our new publication presents two in-depth case studies on the productive messiness of adaptive change in practice.
The Innovation Lab for the Performing Arts allowed Redmoon to develop a collaborative system that strengthens relationships with community partners.
In this podcast, John Shibley, Raymond Bobgan, and Blanca Salva discuss how artistic initiatives can attract, and retain, the participation of local cultural communities.
At The New Movement in Austin and New Orleans, collaboration thrives, the audience-artist line is blurred, and community is built-in.
Shakespeare Festival St. Louis gave the entire canon to its residents with only one rule: make the play happen any way you see fit.
Opera Philadelphia used venture capital modeling to fuel artistic innovation and create financial stability.