Entries by Patrick Spike

Podcast: Spike speaks with Eric Guerin about the stagecraft of flying actors, and the safety concerns involved

I sat down today to talk with Eric Guerin, who’s a new member of our Client Services staff here at Arts People.  Eric comes to us from the Brighton Center where he was Theatre Director.  In his role there, he recently was part of the creative team of a production with high school students that involved flying […]

PODCAST: Spike interviews Sarah about lille aeske & boutique performance spaces

I sat down with Sarah Farrell Mackessy of our client services team to talk about her boutique performance space in Boulder Creek, CA. Originally a gallery to feature her husband’s woodworking business and skills combined with artist gallery space, lille aeske (little box) has quickly become a popular performing arts venue for live music with […]

Marketing segmentation – Increase sales with patron grouped communications

It’s proven that marketing communications need to be simple, clean, direct with a clear call to action. The days of sending out long email marketing messages that contain all the upcoming events at your performing arts organization are just not effective. Overwhelming your viewer leads to inaction. They simply stop reading and delete the email. […]

Arts People supports funding for the Arts – Save the NEA

Executive Producer Jonathan Estabrooks, Producers Michael J Moritz Jr. and Charlie Rosen and Broadway Records President Van Dean have launched the charitable initiative, Artists for The Arts. The initiative gathered an all-star roster of theater, pop, film, dance, spoken word and more artists to record the new benefit single, “A Little Help From My Friends,” […]

Caren White Moves to Our QA Team

Another Arts People staff member will be changing role within the company. Caren White, who has been part of our Admin team for the past year and a half, is now moving into our newly formalized Quality Assurance team as QA Tester. Her attention to detail and quickly expanding knowledge of the system will be […]