AMS Planning & Research Corp was founded with a deep commitment to the role of the arts in our communities. They are dedicated to working with arts and community leaders to develop ventures that are both effective and sustainable. Since its founding in 1988, AMS has gained national recognition for its counsel on a range of important planning projects in all areas of the country. The firm conducts feasibility studies for arts programs and facilities, leads strategic planning efforts, represents owners of new facilities
during planning, design and construction, creates community cultural plans, advises on marketing strategies and evaluates grant programs.
Apollo Design Technology, Inc. As the leading manufacturer of custom gobos, Apollo offers stainless steel or glass patterns in
any size. SuperResolution™ and ColourScenic™ glass gobos feature
up to an amazing 20,000 dpi resolution. Hundreds of standard patterns can be viewed at www.internetapollo.com. Other quality lighting effects products offered include Smart Color™ scrollers, Smart Move™ rotators, Apollo Gel, dichroics, and more. Apollo is a respected supplier to the entertainment, corporate, and architectural markets.
Arts Consulting Group is the leading provider of hands-on interim management, executive search, fundraising & marketing consulting, program & facilities planning, and organizational development services for the arts and culture industry. The firm has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Washington DC, San Francisco, Boston, San Diego, Detroit and Austin, with consultants located across the country to best serve the needs of its clients.
Blackbaud is the leading provider of software and related services designed specifically for nonprofit organizations. More than 1,300 arts and cultural organizations use one or more of Blackbaud products and
consulting services for ticketing, admissions, fundraising, membership, financial management, online, and retail point-of-sale. Blackbaud's Arts & Cultural Solution includes The Patron Edge®, The Patron Edge® Online, The Raiser’s Edge®, The Financial Edge™, and Blackbaud® NetCommunity™ as well as a
wide range of consulting and educational services.
City Pages is the news and arts weekly of the Twin Cities. With a weekly circulation of 110,000 and an online readership of over 600,000
unique readers per month, City Pages is the premier destination for Twin Cities who crave current coverage on news, arts and entertainment.City Pages award winning writers make the paper the best place to find information on theatre, film, food and news in the Twin Cities. www.citypages.com is all the content of the print version plus blogs, videos, reader message boards and exclusive content.
Choice Ticketing Systems: The Power of Intelligence. Getting it done! Increasing ticket sales, patron contributions and sponsorship dollars to effectively meet revenue goals and maximize profitability
– the ongoing challenge! Creatively managing priceless patron data to increase sales and contributions requires a system that is easy-to-use, powerful and can provide global access to your customer base. Enter Choice Ticketing Systems – a proven, enterprise-wide, integrated entertainment technology software package. Choice provides a high-end integrated Ticketing, Fundraising, Membership and Volunteer Management solution with a real-time, fully integrated “private label” internet ticketing and contributions module. Visit Choice and discover how our intelligent and affordable sales, marketing and fundraising solution can make a difference for your theatre operation.
DCMis the premier teleservices company dedicated exclusively to supporting the sales and fundraising efforts of not-for-profit arts organizations throughout the country. Our work is empowered by our belief in the arts and the value of art in our society. Our team of energetic,creative employees takes pride in being part of the success of our country’s most treasured arts institutions. DCM strives to help keep the arts alive and viable in a changing and volatile environment.
Easy-WareElegant in design, flexible and easy-to-use, Easy-Ware's Total Info software combines a complete fundraising / development system with an advanced box office management system and a full-featured Education and Outreach solution which includes: box office, fundraising,membership, volunteers, camp and class registration, events, auctions,contact management, email, calendar, grant/sponsorship manageme product sales, marketing, letters, reports, mailing labels and much more. Total Info allows you to see a complete picture of your patrons’ involvement with your theatre.Total Info supports Single Ticket
Sales, Group Sales and Subscription Sales for General Admission or Assigned Seating. Our fully integrated system saves you time and allows you to raise more money and sell more tickets.Very affordable with no extra charges for additional users - plus free upgrades, Total Info has an extremely low life cost. You shouldn’t have to pay a fortune for quality software to run your organization.
Total Info provides the most functionality and our low pricing makes it the best value. Find out why our customers say “It’s exactly what I need!”
NPI Production Services NPI is your solution for simplifying theatrical payroll. A nationwide company with over thirty years experience providing entertainment payroll
services, NPI will payroll your union and/or non-union talent and crew. NPI will take the hassle out of your payroll process. As the "employer of record" NPI will provide workers' compensation coverage and unemployment insurance, federal and state payroll tax filing, union contribution filing/reporting and we cut and deliver your payroll checks.
Technology, Inc. an online marketing software and consulting
company, serves the arts and not-for-profit industries with cutting-edge
technology and e-marketing expertise. The company strives to revolutionize
arts marketing by enabling organizations to maximize the potential of marketing and communications on the Internet. The company's main product, PatronMail, is a web based e-mail marketing system used by over 400 institutions in 42 states, the UK and Canada.
Plays for Young Audiences (PYA) is a script licensing partnership between The Children’s Theatre Company in Minneapolis (CTC) and Seattle Children’s Theatre (SCT), the two leading theatres for young people in the nation. In 2004, CTC and SCT created PYA to provide a centralized clearinghouse of scripts written for young audiences to professional theatres, amateur/ community theaters and schools. Both CTC and SCT are well known for commissioning plays that are topical, contemporary, fantastical, and written by some
of today’s leading playwrights. The growing PYA customer base to-date includes all fifty United States and the following countries:Australia, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Germany, Ireland, Kenya, Kuwait,Malaysia, Mexico, Philippines, South Africa, Spain and the United Kingdom. Through its service to the larger children’s theatre community, PYA will be a catalyst to drive the field of theatre for young people to new heights.
Playscripts, Inc. is an innovative, independent publishing and licensing house for new plays, with an exclusive catalogue of over 750 plays by nearly 400 authors. Playscripts licenses professional and amateur productions worldwide, publishes acting editions and trade anthologies and is committed to connecting theaters with fresh, new voices. Before ordering books and performance rights, visitors to the Playscripts website can preview every play in the catalogue, judging the work by the author's own words. Playscripts is the only play publisher to make lengthy script samples available for free online in an encrypted read-only format. A separate division called First Look Press helps theaters print new plays on-demand, turning a production manuscript into a new book in time to sell by opening night.
Sachs Morgan Studios, Theatre Design Specialists, provides comprehensive theatre planning and design services to the performing arts community worldwide. Studio projects range from Broadway to Hollywood, from Disney to the Kennedy Center, and just about everything in between. The Studio has one foot in the theatre and one foot in architecture, and is nationally recognized for designing theatres that work for their owners, their patrons, and the theatre professionals that use them. Sachs Morgan Studio provides the following major services in-house: space programming, sightline analysis, architectural planning, accessibility solutions, stage rigging systems, theatre drapery, theatrical lighting systems, interior design, seating layouts and architectural lighting. Founded in 1976, Sachs Morgan Studio has been a leader in the industry for over thirty years.
Schuler Shook provides full theatre consulting services from feasibility studies to theatre planning to systems turn-on. Our continuing experience as professional theatrical designers keeps us current on all aspects
of technology available to theatrical production, and it keeps us in contact with the leading creative forces in the industry. Our portfolio includes professional and academic facilities that range from 200-seat intimate drama theatres to 3,000-seat opera houses to 10,000-seat music theatres.
founded in 1988, is a Los Angeles based architecture firm specializing in clients and projects that require a high level of design sensitivity, technical expertise, and hands-on involvement from principals Zoltan E. Pali, FAIA and Judit Méda Fekete, LEED AP. SPF:a design awards range from its 1999 Award for Historic Preservation of the iconic Hollywood Pantages Theatre to an AIA National Honor Award in 2005 for the Somis Hay Barn. Projects range in size and scope
from 5,000-square foot private homes to 300,000-square foot museum projects, and include performing arts, education, preservation, residential, institutional, commercial, and health care facilities. Currently 30 people strong, SPF:a is working on a broad range of building types, including the new Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California.
TALASKEis an acoustics, audio and video consulting firm specializing in design for the performing arts. We recognize that the live performing arts experience depends on an immersion in the moment and we are
committed to creating finely tuned theaters that make this experience effortless—for actors and their audiences. Our clients include the Guthrie Theater, Arena Stage, The Children’s Theatre Company, Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater and the Harman Center for the Arts.
Development partners solely with performing arts organizations to provide turn key telefunding and subscription sales services.Our permanent staff of impassioned Arts Advocates provide the most professional representation for your campaigns. Additionally, TAYLAR stands apart in its attentiveness to our clients' campaigns and our controlled cost structure. NO ONE can beat our revenue and cost results.
Tessitura Software ® is an enterprise-wide, fully integrated constituent management software system.Tessitura Software enables an integrated approach for "constituent management" for arts organizations. Using a single database of information, the system empowers the user organization to record, track and manage all contacts with its constituents,conduct highly targeted and cost-efficient marketing and fund raising appeals, handle all ticketing and membership transactions and provide detailed and flexible performance reports. Besides seamlessly providing efficient ticketing and development department operations, internet transaction capabilities and integrated email deployment services,a key benefit of the system is its ability for relationship managers
to have a full view of each constituent—their history, preferences and all contacts with the institution. Over 200 arts organizations worldwide utilize Tessitura Software.
is a leading source for theater information and tickets nationwide. Founded in 1999 to connect the theater industry with a mass consumer audience, TheaterMania.com features comprehensive listings, news,reviews, interviews and video content. TheaterMania.com widely distributes email newsletters and special offers to its subscribers, and provides online marketing programs and ticketing services to performing arts organizations, museums, concerts, festivals, events and sports teams across the nation through its proprietary ticketing system, OvationTix.
Since its founding in 1955, Village
Voice Media has grown to become the largest group of metropolitan newsweeklies in the U.S. Our papers routinely best America’s major dailies in national and regional writing competitions. And we make a difference in our communities, by breaking news, by taking the time to interpret it, and by offering readers a weekly respite from the hurried fact-finding of daily journalism. A growth-oriented company with an interest in major American markets, VVM publishes papers in seventeen of the country’s most vibrant cities.