ACHF Arts Access
Exceptional theatrical productions and presentations shared broadly with the community will inspire thoughtful conversations and deeper connections. Programming will be evaluated through audience surveys that solicit written and quantitative feedback and by tracking numbers of ticket buyers and participants in audience engagement activities. 2: The diversity of voices, visions and styles on the Guthrie’s stages will engage members of its community who are currently underserved by its work. Surveys will collect feedback and data to measure the effectiveness of outreach efforts and the impact of increased diversity among playwrights, directors and actors on audience demographics.
23% of mainstage and 41% of Studio patrons participated in post-play activities. 92% of Studio patrons said they discussed a play later with others. Staff tracked the number of patrons who participated activities which included discussions, written reflections and storytelling. Activities and engagement were evaluated by facilitators and by online audience surveys. 2: A modest but significant increase in attendance by people of color was noted, particularly at productions that dealt with diverse cultures. The Guthrie used an outside vendor to match demographics on ticket buying households. Front of House managers reported on perceived diversity at selected performances. Comments on diversity in patron surveys were evaluated.
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