Last week we had the YouTube Symphony Orchestra
give its first performance in New York and elsewhere on this site you'll have read about the Edinburgh Festival's/4ip project
I don't know how relevant the performing arts might feel to all you digi-brains out there but you might be surprised to hear that us culture-heads are taking some baby-steps in the direction of this brave new world you call social media and social networking (is that what you call it??)!
Scottish Ballet have just reached 1,000 fans on their Facebook page, National Theatre of Scotland offer online video previews of their shows, Scottish Chamber Orchestra blogged from their recent tour, Scottish Opera have just launched a new website and I hope a few of you made it to the RSNO's Video Games Live
show last year.
Anyway, these five companies - calling themselves NPACS (National Performing Arts Companies of Scotland) - have got ourselves together and have some exciting plans for a major Social Media Project. We currently have a call out for PROPOSALS and would like to hear from anyone who has DEMONSTRATABLE EXERIENCE IN CREATING ONLINE SOCIAL NETWORKS. Please see my WANTED ad in the WANTED Group, or follow either of the links below to see details of our proposal and brief:
And I'd love hear what you all think about our project - or how new media might transform the way audience engage with and enjoy the performing arts.
Thanks for you time,
(Director of Marketing and Communications, RSNO)