Vancouver Greenroom 5: The people! United! Will be involved in programming!

VANCOUVER GREENROOM 5

Vancouver Greenroom: the online gathering place for our community.

 

The York's Theatre Royal has an inclusive programming strategy.

Can the masses be trusted to help program a venue like this? Why yes, yes they can.

THE PEOPLE! UNITED! WILL BE INVOLVED IN PROGRAMMING!

 In England, the York Theatre Royal has launched a program that invites people who don’t go to the theatre to have a say in the programming. Are they nuts?

Apparently not. It’s working. And the company hasn’t ended up with a season full of Agatha Christie thrillers.

Go figure. Who knew that respecting the general public could be a viable strategy? [Read more…]