The Department of Performing Arts, Assam University, Silchar organised an online workshop on Theatre Management using ‘Propared’ on Tuesday (11th August, 2020) via zoom meeting application. The discussion was moderated by the Professor of Theatre in the Department of Performing Arts, Assam University, Murali Basa. Ryan Kirk was the faculty for the workshop.
The faculty for the workshop, Ryan Kirk is a theatre worker from New York, who has held management positions in theatre, TV, fashion, corporate events, and venue operations for 20 years. He is one of the co-founders of Tinc Productions, a Broadway production management company, based in New York City. Ryan holds a BA in Theatre Arts from Virginia Tech and an MBA from NYU.
Ryan Kirk demonstrated the utilisation of the software, ‘Propared’ in Theatre Management and motivated the participants to take up Theatre Management as a career option. He narrated his story so as to guide the participants through the career path, they need to follow, in the field of Theatre Management. Ryan answered to all the questions with acute positivity throughout the session. He even provided the participants with his email address if in case they want to contact him for further queries. Eminent personalities from other universities also attended the workshop.