Performing Arts Management Today | December 17 – 21, 2012

Dear Colleagues It is our pleasure to invite you to take part in the International Conference ” Performing Arts Management Today” December 17 – 21, 2012 at Retzhof Castle – Retzhof Educational Institute in Leitring bei Leibnitz, Austria!

“Performing Arts Management Today” is the professional conference open to arts managers, arts administrators, arts management educators and consultants, arts entrepreneurs, fundraisers,
producers, arts agents and talent managers working in various artistic disciplines from all over the world interested in the research of topical questions and processes in contemporary performing arts administration and training.

The conference meeting is a great opportunity to meet potential collaborators and partners – performers from different creative genres and techniques, actors, dancers, directors, choreographers, musicians; casting directors, artists, authors, theatre managers, festival organizers and arts publishers from different countries.

The main tasks of the conference are to gain important insights into today’s best management strategies for arts and cultural organizations of various sizes and scale, to consider relevant questions in contemporary arts management education and training, to establish new contacts, to exchange experiences with colleagues from different countries and to lay the foundation for future networking and collaboration.

The conference working language is English. You are welcome to take part in the conference as a Speaker, Presenter, Participant, Observer! At the moment the conference is accepting presentation proposals!

The conference offers a wonderful opportunity for performing arts managers, arts management educators and consultants to present their research and demonstrate their methods of work to the international audience.

Reading/lecture, paper presentation, practical workshop/master class, video/photo demonstration, other way of demonstration offered by Speaker/Presenter can be considered.

the presentation proposal should be sent to and should include the following documents:
•  Letter of motivation stating the conference title and dates describing the purpose of application – at least in one sentence
•  Detailed CV
•  Brief biography – max 100 words
•  Title and format of presentation
•  Brief overview of presentation – max 250 words
•  Head shot and additional photo materials

Conference web page and registration conditions:

Photo gallery of the past events:
Speakers/Presenters of the past conferences:

We appreciate in advance if you could spread the word among your colleagues.
Thank you very much, and have a great creative work in your field!