A Room with a View

Well, perhaps a metaphorical one. Actually is was a pretty sterile, windowless convention center "ballroom", but throw some arts folks in there and you've got a pas de duex to Cotton-Eye Joe, the wave, and shout-outs like "I'd like to phone a friend."

Here are the slides that were projected when the 1300+ attendees were asked to submit demographic information:

region3.jpgRegion 1:    Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont
Region 2:     New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Washington, DC
Region 3:     Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky
Region 4:     Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas
Region 5:     Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin
Region 6:     Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Colorado
Region 7:     New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Arizona
Region 8:     Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho
Region 9:     California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Hawaii Islands
Region 10:   International

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About this blog From April 1 through June 9, 2008, weekly entries were posted here by some of the performing arts community's top bloggers. This 10-week intensive series served as a unique forum for digital debate and brainstorming, and both the entries and comments were archived for use at the live NPAC sessions in June.  Participants:

Jaime Green - Surplus
Nico Muhly
Kristin Sloan - The Winger
Jason Grote
Jeffrey Kahane
Eva Yaa Asantewaa - InfiniteBody
Greg Sandow
Hilary Hahn
Tim Mangan, Paul Hodgins, Richard Chang - The Arts Blog
Andrew Taylor -
The Artful Manager

During the convention, June 10 through June 14, 2008, a
ttendees from across art forms and job functions reported on their conference experiences. Participants:

Amanda Ameer
- web manager, NPAC
Sarah Baird - media and public relations executive, Boosey & Hawkes
Joseph Clifford - outreach and education manager, Dartmouth College Hopkins Center for the Arts
Lawrence Edelson - producing artistic director, American Lyric Theater
James Egelhofer - artist manager, IMG Artists
Jaime Green - literary associate, MCC Theatre
James Holt - composer; membership and marketing associate, League of American Orchestras
Michelle Mierz - executive director, LA Contemporary Dance Company
Mark Pemberton - director, Association of British Orchestras
Mister MOJO - star, MOJO & The Bayou Gypsies
Sydney Skybetter - artistic director, Skybetter and Associates
Mark Valdez - national coordinator, The Network of Ensemble Theaters
Amy Vashaw - audience & program development director, Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State
Scott Walters - professor, University of North Carolina at Asheville
Zack Winokur - student, The Juilliard School
Megan Young - artistic services manager, OPERA America

Please note: the views expressed in this blog are those of the independent contributors and participants, not the National Performing Arts Convention or the organizations they represent.

NPAC - the National Performing Arts Convention - took place in Denver, Colorado on June 10-14, 2008. "Taking Action Together," NPAC sought to lay the foundation for future cross-disciplinary collaborations, cooperative programs and effective advocacy. Formed by 30 distinct performing arts service organizations demonstrating a new maturity and uniting as one a sector, the convention was dedicated to enriching national life and strengthening performing arts communities across the country. 

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