If You’re Looking For Arts Org Vax Policy Resources, I’ve Got Nearly 200 For You

After a pandemic break Scott Silberstein, HMS Media Co-founder and Executive Producer, is back at his Hot Topics newsletter and the most recent issue has a wealth of resource links to a variety of venue Covid policies: American Players Theater Milwaukee Rep  Upstate New York, including Schenectady, Albany, Rochester, Buffalo, Elmira and Syracuse In Ohio, the Cleveland Playhouse, the Aronoff Center in Cincinnati and Kuss Auditorium at Clark State in Springfield Altria Center in …

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Get Cary Elwes On the Phone!

Orchestras are starting back into live, in-person events and it’s clear everyone is happy to be back. In San Francisco, they even managed to get a good laugh out of wearing masks. The 9/23/21 edition of SFGate.com published an article by Amy Graff that reported on a live movie music concert that featured the film The Princess Bride that had a line which left the audience in tears (in a good …

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When It Comes To Our Audience, Are We Curious Or Judgmental?

There’s a great article by Whit Honea in the 9/23/21 edition of The Washington Post that examines the value of Apple TV’s Ted Lasso. It’s a fabulously reflective post about an equally wonderful show but the part that jumped out was toward the end when the author highlights one of the show’s underlying points: “Be curious, not judgmental” (emphasis added). “Be curious, not judgmental.” In a pivotal moment, Ted faces Rebecca’s ex-husband, …

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Vax Policy Database Entries See 10% Increase

Over the past week, the Vax Policy Database saw a 10 percent increase in the number of entries and at the time this article was written there were 222 organizations across the following sectors: 85 orchestras (+9) 28 opera and chorus (+1) 70 performing arts centers (+3) 17 dance companies (+1) 22 theatres (+6) Of those groups, the lion’s share of organizations still requires all four stakeholder groups to be fully …

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The Performing Arts Org Vax Policy Database

Find vaccination requirements by organization and sector along with policy links and a form to add your organization to the database.

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