Founded in 1986 by “about to be famous” artists, Naked Angels has had a significant impact in launching artists’ careers and developing new work. After a disastrous 25th anniversary gala, the organization is faced with yet again another serious financial challenge: how does the organization afford to mount the first full season in the project-to-project based company’s history? This challenge brings the issue of continued existence and relevance for this company to the forefront.
This case, which includes a video, gives the opportunity to examine the role of mission, vision, and leadership in setting a direction for an organization.Publication Date: 2014-01-31
Suggested Citation: Shane D. Hudson, "Naked Angels (2011)," Yale Theater Management Knowledge Base Case 12-51, January 31, 2014
Keywords: Case Video, Theater, Performing Arts, Organizational Culture, Growth, Financial Management, Donor Relations
Teaching Notes: No
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