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Arts Administrator and Manager

Arts Administrators or Managers plan, organise, direct, control, coordinate and promote artistic and cultural policies, programs, projects and services.

Overview

Arts Administrators or Managers plan, organise, direct, control, coordinate and promote artistic and cultural policies, programs, projects and services.

Day-to-day

  • selects items for display/presentation
  • arranges finance for show/production
  • selects the director and technical personnel and, in consultation with the director, auditions and selects cast
  • establishes operating budgets and production schedules
  • determines treatment and scope of production or display
  • supervises production and suggests or approves change in script or presentation.

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