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Staging Cleveland: A Theater Industry Study, Iryna Lendel, Candi Clouse, Merissa Piazza, Ellen Cyran, Simon Husted, Nichole Laird, Luke Seaberg, Jinhee Yun Jun 2017

Staging Cleveland: A Theater Industry Study, Iryna Lendel, Candi Clouse, Merissa Piazza, Ellen Cyran, Simon Husted, Nichole Laird, Luke Seaberg, Jinhee Yun

Ellen Cyran

The impact of theater is traditionally discussed in the emotion someone feels from seeing a live show on stage or the nostalgia of remembering the experience of seeing one’s favorite movie come to life for the first time. Theaters are one of a city’s most beautiful treasures, often constructed with high levels of architectural appeal which can take audiences out of their normal life and lead them into the world of the performance. However, besides beautiful buildings and fond memories, what is the impact of the theater sector on a region? This study uses a quantitative framework to ...


Forming Cleveland: A Visual Arts, Craft And Design Industry Study: Executive Summary, Iryna Lendel, Candi Clouse, Merissa Piazza, Ellen Cyran, Fran Stewart, Nikki Glazer, Christopher Lohr, Andrew Lang Apr 2015

Forming Cleveland: A Visual Arts, Craft And Design Industry Study: Executive Summary, Iryna Lendel, Candi Clouse, Merissa Piazza, Ellen Cyran, Fran Stewart, Nikki Glazer, Christopher Lohr, Andrew Lang

Ellen Cyran

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” - Pablo Picasso Art, as illustrated by Picasso’s quote, possesses the unique ability to cleanse our souls of everyday monotony. Given the transformative capabilities of art, we wondered how the arts could help revitalize a city, and, perhaps, revive an entire region. Can the same then be true for the “souls” of our cities, or even the collective soul of a region? The Visual Arts, Craft, and Design (VACD) sector, encompassing a wide spectrum of creative endeavors, has an impact on all of us in often ...


Forming Cleveland: A Visual Arts, Craft And Design Industry Study: Full Report, Iryna Lendel, Candi Clouse, Merissa Piazza, Ellen Cyran, Fran Stewart, Nikki Glazer, Christopher Lohr, Andrew Lang Apr 2015

Forming Cleveland: A Visual Arts, Craft And Design Industry Study: Full Report, Iryna Lendel, Candi Clouse, Merissa Piazza, Ellen Cyran, Fran Stewart, Nikki Glazer, Christopher Lohr, Andrew Lang

Ellen Cyran

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” - Pablo Picasso Art, as illustrated by Picasso’s quote, possesses the unique ability to cleanse our souls of everyday monotony. Given the transformative capabilities of art, we wondered how the arts could help revitalize a city, and, perhaps, revive an entire region. Can the same then be true for the “souls” of our cities, or even the collective soul of a region? The Visual Arts, Craft, and Design (VACD) sector, encompassing a wide spectrum of creative endeavors, has an impact on all of us in often ...


Minority Participation In Technology Based Growth Industries In Northeast Ohio, Merissa Piazza, Elorm Tsegah, Ziona Austrian, Ellen Cyran Mar 2013

Minority Participation In Technology Based Growth Industries In Northeast Ohio, Merissa Piazza, Elorm Tsegah, Ziona Austrian, Ellen Cyran

Ellen Cyran

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