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Brigham Young University. Performing Arts Management

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1994-

Administrative History

Performing Arts Management (1994-) functions as the scheduling agent for performing groups on Brigham Young University campus.

Performing Arts Management was formed in 1994 to organize domestic and foreign tours for music and dance performing groups on campus. Currently groups include Ballroom Dance Company, BYU Singers, Chamber Orchestra, Concert Band, Dancers' Company, Filk Music Ensemble, International Folk Dance Ensemble, Jazz Legacy, Jazz Voices, Living Legends, Men's Chorus, Philharmonic Orchestra, Synthesis, Theatre Ballet, Vocal Point, Wind Symphony, and Young Ambassadors. Directors for Performing Arts Management have included Edward L. Blaser (1994- ).

Representing the finest in the performing arts from Brigham Young University, Brigham Young University’s touring ensembles annually present concerts worldwide. They also perform for conventions, workshops, festivals, competitions, and other community outreach activities. Presenters include arts councils, civic clubs, schools, charitable and service organizations and private groups. Performing Arts Management is the managing agency for BYU’s performing companies and functions in professional as well as educational circles. The touring program typically reaches 140 cities in 20 countries annually. With more than 400 performances each year, these professional-level ensembles delight and uplift hundreds of thousands worldwide and appear before millions on foreign and domestic television.

Citation

BYU Organizational History Project, via WWW May 22, 2012: Performing Arts Management (1994-, scheduling agent, organize domestic and foreign tours, Ballroom Dance Company, BYU Singers, Chamber Orchestra, Concert Band, Dancers' Company, Filk Music Ensemble, International Folk Dance Ensemble, Jazz Legacy, Jazz Voices, Living Legends, Men's Chorus, Philharmonic Orchestra, Synthesis, Theatre Ballet, Vocal Point, Wind Symphony, and Young Ambassadors, director Edward L. Blaser (1994- ))

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Department of Theatre and Cinematic Arts records on Dance on a Country Grave, approximately 1971-1972

 Series
Identifier: UA 688 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains the music score, different versions of the script, correspondence, production files, and photographs.
Dates: approximately 1971-1972

Department of Theatre and Cinematic Arts records on Saturday's Warrior, approximately 1974

 Series
Identifier: UA 688 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains the music score, different versions of the script, correspondence, production files and newspaper clippings.
Dates: approximately 1974

Performing Arts Management group regional tour records, 1993-2005

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1136 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, schedules, itineraries, financial records, agreements, contracts, and other materials concerning all Performing Arts Management groups. The groups include Dancers' Company, Theatre Ballet, Synthesis, Folk Dance Ensemble, Folk Music Ensemble, Young Ambassadors, Panoramic Steel, Vocal Point, Jazz Legacy, Living Legends/Lamanite Generation, Men's Chorus, Young Company, Ballroom Dance Company, University Singers, Concert Choir, and Philharmonic Orchestra, 1993-2005.
Dates: 1993-2005

Performing Arts Management performing group show forms, 1996-1997

 Series — Carton: 26
Identifier: UA 1136 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains performing group show forms for the 1996-1997 school year.
Dates: 1996-1997

Performing Arts Management questionnaires, 1980-1998

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1136 Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains performance site questionnaires from 1980 to 1998. The questionnaires were completed by individuals involved with the performances, 1980-1998.
Dates: 1980-1998

Performing Arts Management records on Lamanite Generation, 1972-1977, 1993-1995

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1136 Series 2 Sub-Series 12
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, schedules, itineraries, financial records, contracts, and other materials concerning tours in North America, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, and Europe, 1972-1995.
Dates: 1972-1977; 1993-1995

Performing Arts Management records on Living Legends, 1991-1994, 1997-1999, 2001-2004

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1136 Series 2 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents Includes slides, correspondence, schedules, itineraries, financial records, contracts, and other materials concerning tours in Scandinavia, North America, Europe, Asia, Mexico, Central America, and Africa, 1997-2004.
Dates: 1991-1994; 1997-1999; 2001-2004

Performing Arts Management records on Panoramic Steel, 1991-1996

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1136 Series 2 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence, schedules, itineraries, financial records, contracts, and other materials concerning tours in North America, 1991-1996.
Dates: 1991-1996

Performing Arts Management records on Synthesis, 1988-2004

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1136 Series 2 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence, schedules, itineraries, financial records, contracts, and other materials concerning tours in Russia, Finland, Poland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Spain, Portugal, Japan, China, and North America, 1988-2004.
Dates: 1988-2004

Performing Arts Management records on the Ballroom Dance Company, 1969-1977, 1991-1999

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1136 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Include photographs, slides, correspondence, schedules, itineraries, financial records, contracts, and other materials concerning tours. The tours were in Malaysia, Russia, the Baltic states, North America, England, Scotland, Norway, Asia, South Africa, Belgium, Holland, Austria, Ukraine, and the "Dance Across the USA" China tour with the Cougarettes, 1969-1999.
Dates: 1969-1977; 1991-1999