SECS-P/03 - 6 CFU - 2° Semester

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Learning Objectives

This course analyses the production, distribution, presentation and consumption of performing arts in different countries and in different economic and social systems. Students will be encouraged to analyse and compare the economic aspects of performing arts in different countries.

The aim of the course is to acquire comprehension of specific aspects of the performing arts from an economic point of view. Students will learn the main concepts related to the management of the sector and will understand the different ways of organizing, financing and developing the production and presentation of the performing arts – classical music, theatre, opera, popular music, drama, festival, and so on in different countries.

Course Structure

Lectures, group work in class, students’ presentations.

The course consists of participative lectures. Group works will be used to help students to apply the theoretical notions to case studies that the teacher or the same students will choose. Guest lectures will also be organised to that experts will share their experience in managing a cultural organisation.

Detailed Course Content

Textbook Information



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