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This is the Greatest Show: A Study in Modern Live Experience and Management

Beach, Morgan Leigh

Beginning with the advent of Disneyland in 1955, society has been riveted and enthralled with the notion of Experience. Throughout the ensuing Experience Economy, the entertainment, tourism, hospitality, and tech industries have expanded and adapted to provide their service. Using Pine and Gilmore's "Work as Theatre" model, it is easy to see how a theatrical stage manager can take on a unique and crucial role in the experience design industry, especially as the Millennial generation has adopted and expanded their own Experience Economy.


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Thesis Advisors
Passaro, Michael J.
M.F.A., Columbia University
Published Here
May 17, 2019


KEYWORDS: millennial, theatre, stage manager, disney, experience, experience economy, walt disney, pine and gilmore, hospitality, tourism, technology