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LEAP 650 - Arts Events Management

  • 3 credits
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Festivals, art fairs, music concerts, dance exhibitions, poetry slams are just a few examples of the types of arts events that you will learn how to manage. Qualified arts events managers are needed to conceptualize, create, and implement public arts events as well as events designed for private enterprises. This course takes you through the processes needed for learning to plan and manage events, including both practical and theoretical applications.

Prerequisite

LEAP 500 (Leadership in the Arts) or LEAP 600 (Arts Policy and Advocacy)

Textbooks and Materials

Section 801

Required

  • Event Studies, 2nd Ed. (2013)
    Getz, D.
    ISBN: 978-0080969534
  • Fundamentals of Project Management, 4th Ed. (2012)
    Heagney, m
    ISBN: 978-0080969534
  • The Arts Management Handbook (2011)
    Brindle, M. and DeVereaux, C.
    ISBN: 978-0080969534

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.

Please contact the CSU Bookstore for course material information.

Instructors

Emelie Borello
Emelie Borello

9704915421 | emelie.borello@colostate.edu

Emelie Borello is currently an instructor for the undergraduate LEAP courses and a recent graduate from the LEAP master’s degree program. She has a strong background in management, human resources, and project planning as well as a decade of experience as a director and designer in the local Fort Collins community theatre. In addition to teaching, Emelie is working toward her PhD in the study of festivals and the communities that they serve, as well as continuing research in the field of theatre and its relationship to audience experiences.