SUSTAINING CULTURE: THE ROLE OF THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE

Grant number: LP0562431

Abstract

This project will use theoretical and empirical research to evaluate the roles major performing arts centres do and can play in sustaining culture and encouraging participation. The project develops innovative approaches to value by drawing on developments in cultural economics, aesthetics and cultural sociology. It also designs methodological tools for gathering qualitative data presently unavailable in Australia. The project will make significant theoretical contributions to research communities, facilitate communication between researchers and industry practitioners, and encourage the major performing arts centres to participate in Australia's research culture. It will be a model for futu..

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