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 (type the code in the image) Generate New Image Close Related Articles Uni can't afford art with a conscience Art with a social conscience has fallen victim to a university with an economic agenda, say students and staff. Art you have to be sick to see Public hospitals across Australia hold significant art collections putting some of our most significant artists to work as remote therapists. 10 gems from Tim Minchin VIDEO: 10 witty and wise pieces of advice from comedian and musician Tim Minchin. The first video in our new occasional series. Training for an unpredictable world In a fast-changing, technology-led world, arts training needs to embed interdisciplinary practice at the foundation of creativity. (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 Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the arts industry Monitor Australian art sales and trends with our Auction Tracker Post, manage and monitor your social media campaigns using our extensive social media toolkit Optimise your website for search engines using our auditing service Promote yourself and your career to the largest arts community in Australia by uploading your professional profile Gain an understanding of salaries within the Australian arts industry, by accessing our Salary Survey Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Take advantage of exclusive ticket giveaways, offers and competitions Save hundreds of Dollars every year on cinema tickets, magazines, books, travel, shopping and more with the Member Rewards scheme ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and be part of the Australian arts community 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.