(2) The audience’s process (or, in the marketplace): Can audiences of Dance and Theatre effectively meld? Is there a possibility for a greater “live culture” that does not identify with single, separate disciplines but with hybrid forms that cross boundaries and break new ground? Considering how events listings are broken down in virtually every media outlet in the country into separate categories, we wonder how long it will take until the information catches up with the art. In a world full of marketing genius, how is it that the marketing of the performing arts is a regressive discourse?
Let’s post our thoughts on this by September 25. I think the practice of posting without reading others’ remarks is a good one. Then I’d like to encourage you to read others’ and comment on them.