This article by Devon Smith explains why we should allow arts organizations that are failing to close and what we should evaluate in deciding whether to let an organization die. Read the article here.
This graphic from GIArts shows the amount of direct public funding theatre companies in 12 cities receive in comparison to Chicago. Look at the graphic here.
This article from lighting designer Andrew Griffin is in response to Philly theatre artist Charlotte Ford’s interview, which we discussed on 5/26/14. In his article, Griffin talks about how artists devalue each other by accepting less money for hard, time-consuming work. Read the article here.
In this interview with Charlotte Ford, a Philadelphia theatre artist, she talks about her struggles to survive in the city on her art alone and the sacrifices she has had to make in order to survive and have a family. Read her interview here.