This paper, presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Business Administration/Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Management, examines the Low-Profit Limited Liability Company (L³C) and its possible applications to the theatre industry. This paper offers a brief overview of the historical and current theatre industry and the conditions that led to the formation of the L³C. It makes specific recommendations for the use of this new structure as an alternative to both the producing partnerships utilized on Broadway and the not-for-profit 501(c)(3) structure utilized by regional theatre companies. It also makes recommendations for the implementation of a subsidiary L³C for California Repertory Company (Cal Rep), the graduate producing arm of the Theatre Department at California State University, Long Beach, in order to more fully challenge its student/artists.
|School:||California State University, Long Beach|
|School Location:||United States -- California|
|Source:||MAI 50/04M, Masters Abstracts International|
|Subjects:||Arts Management, Theater|
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