Not the audience of the future: the audience of now Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles $300,000 granted to Flying Fruit Fly Circus Australia’s national youth circus will be provided with funding to accommodate border-based school development for visiting artists, directors and trainers. The VCA Dance 40th anniversary celebrates the future of dance VCA Dance is celebrating 40 years of outstanding dance education and training and the accomplishments of its alumni at a special event on Sunday 10 June. The art of writing an opinion piece A strong opinion piece can enlighten and embolden a reader, while a poorly constructed argument can be noxious. So how do you create something insightful, relevant and engaging? The flexible visual arts degree that responds to changes in your life A visual arts program with dedicated exit points is giving students the opportunity to embrace their creative practice with the option of obtaining a qualification at each step. (Premium content) Premium content Meg Upton and Naomi Edwards Friday 31 October, 2014 Theatre companies love the sales from student audiences but are often unprepared for an interactive, digitally savvy audience. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the Arts industry ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and join the Australian arts community today Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Meg Upton is an experienced drama educator, researcher and youth arts worker in both the arts and education sectors. As education manager at the Malthouse Theatre 2000–08 she created a range of programs and projects that connected young people with practising artists in professional arts settings. Naomi Edwards a theatre and opera director and arts educator.She has directing credits with Opera Australia and all our major companies and teaching institutions, working in both the main stage and education contexts.