This assignment has two parts
Laura Howell, Executive Director of the Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) and Arts Education Coordinator, will be the guest speaker in class. She is a native of North Carolina who came to the Mississippi Delta as a Teach for America Corp member. She taught in the Indianola School District before joining the BPAC. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina and a master’s degree from Delta State.
Conduct background research on the performing arts industry. Use at least one source for your research and cite it.
Part 1 (include your source on it)
- Explain with examples what service characteristics (chapter 2) discussed in class apply to this industry?
- Explain with examples what type of internal and external influences from the Consumer Behavior Model (chapter 3) influence the customers of this industry?
- Explain with examples what some of the current trends in this industry are? This should not be your opinion but facts found in your research.
- Explain with examples what some of the current challenges in this industry are? This should not be your opinion but facts found in your research.
- Explain with examples what opportunities for growth are in this industry?
- Find at least one news article pertaining to this industry and provide a URL to it in the text entry box. Discuss anything interesting you read about the article.
- Develop at least two questions to ask the speaker based on your research