Monthly Archives: May 2014

Three Business Lessons From the New York Performing Arts Scene

By Evan Leatherwood   The American not-for-profit performing arts scene is as cut-throat as any commercial market in the world. Rich patrons and demanding audiences have long rewarded talent, but tough times are defining another prerequisite for artistic success: entrepreneurship. Faced with a sharp decline in government grants and private philanthropy, dancers, singers, actors, and …