Talking theatre: can we turn 'non-theatregoers' into paying audiences?

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Scollen, Rebecca J.. 2005. "Talking theatre: can we turn 'non-theatregoers' into paying audiences?" Artreach: the Regional Arts NSW Quarterly Magazine. Autumn, pp. 12-13.
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Talking theatre: can we turn 'non-theatregoers' into paying audiences?

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AuthorScollen, Rebecca J.
Journal TitleArtreach: the Regional Arts NSW Quarterly Magazine
Journal CitationAutumn, pp. 12-13
Number of Pages2
Year2005
Place of PublicationMillers Point, NSW, Australia
Web Address (URL)http://www.regionalartsnsw.com.au/publications/artreach.html
Abstract

They're interested in the performing arts; they read reviews; notice ads and have an idea of what attending a live show might be like...but they don't go. Why not? And how might we get them there? These are questions I set out to answer in both my doctoral thesis and in my current work as a researcher on an audience development program in regional Queensland and the Northern Territory.

Keywordsnon-theatregoers, audiences, regional, risk, audience development, performing arts, research
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020360403. Drama, theatre and performance studies
369999. Other creative arts and writing not elsewhere classified
360402. Dance and dance studies
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