Theatre Management and Daily Business Operations in the Non-profit World

Arts and Humanities

Theatre Management and Daily Business Operations in the Non-profit World

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  • Academic Plan
  • Cognate
    Arts and Humanities
  • Responsible Academic Unit

    Contact Info
    • Name: Jennifer Burke
    • Email:
    • Phone: 305-284-8394
    • Location: 224B Hecht
  • Recommended for
    All students.
  • Required Courses
    Students must complete at least 3 courses for at least 9 credits.
  • Number of Groups: 2

Cognate Categories


Front of House operations in Theatre are seldom studied. Students are introduced to producing trends on Broadway, the basics of producing,managing, and marketing a play from securing the performance rights to closing night. They are exposed to major unions and their contracts, personnel management and organizational structure.Forming the non-profit corporation; the mission statement; the Board of Directors; legal and tax requirements; budgeting and record keeping; staffing and organizational management.Marketing and fundraising for the non-profit, professional theatre. Detailed instruction in single ticket and subscription sales; other sources of earned revenue; marketing and public relations; research for fundraising and grant writing. These classes will be of interest to business students in particular.

Option Groups

Complete 2 of the following option groups:

*Indicates an inactive course

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