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iNARPA

The International Network for Audience Research in the Performing Arts

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Audience research: where are we?

In his first post, Ben Walmsley discusses the vital role that audiences play across the globe in supporting and giving meaning to the performing arts

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iNARPA

Welcome to the new International Network for Audience Research in the Performing Arts (iNARPA). The University of Leeds in conjunction with Deakin University will be managing the network with support from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

This exciting new network aims to stimulate new debate on the potential of emerging audience research methods to provide fresh insight into questions of cultural value by bringing together academics, consultants, artists, audiences and arts practitioners from a diverse range of disciplines. More

Symposium in Melbourne

The first public event in Australia: a symposium on current audience research across the artforms was held on 14 March 2018.

The symposium comprised of keynote speeches from Dr Caroline Heim (Queensland University of Technology) on The Performing Audience, and Lisa Walsh (Research Manager, Australia Council) on The Participating Audience; featured academic and practitioner papers as well as discussions on audience research techniques, challenges, impacts and trends.

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Symposium on Audience Research

The iNARPA Symposium was held on Thursday 14 September 2017 at the School of Performance and Cultural Industries, University of Leeds.

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Scoping Workshop, Monday 3 April 2017