Keyword: performing arts

Why people attend performing arts events

This research was conducted by Pieter de Rooij and Marcel Bastiaansten at the NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands.

Summary

This study sought to understand and categorise the reasons why people visit performing arts events, as well as develop a way to measure these motivations. In-depth interviews were conducted …

By | 12 March 2018 |

Provoking debate through community arts

This research was conducted by Margaret Kelaher, and five others at the University of Mebourne (and elsewhere), Australia.

Summary

The arts play a central role in civic dialogue, providing space for audience members and performers to reflect on personal experiences, learn about community issues, and pursue social change. Yet, for community …

By | 7 August 2015 |

Perception of value, not simply price, attracts young people to arts events

This research was conducted by Bonita M Kolb at the University of Westminster, UK.

Summary

This paper used a survey to explore what factors shape the arts-attending behavior of university students. The results showed that the cost of attendance was a factor in people's considerations, although what mattered most was …

By | 5 May 2015 |