Making a Living in the Arts Course at Ryerson University

Discovery Category: Training (e.g. workshops, courses, etc.)
Start Date: Sep 09, 2019
End Date: Oct 28, 2019
Format: In-Person
Venue Name: Ryerson University
Address: 350 Victoria Street, Toronto
Cost: $365.17
Provider: The Chang School of Continuing Education
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Support your creative work through entrepreneurial courses at Ryerson University.
Do you need stronger business skills in order to advance your career in the cultural sector? Ryerson University’s G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education offers courses that can help you build strategies to enhance your arts management, audience engagement and sponsorship, marketing, or social media promotion to support your creative work.
The Chang School’s Course Series in Arts and Entertainment Administration is suitable for arts managers, potential arts managers, and individual artists. This four-course program has been designed to equip you with entrepreneurial skills to support your creative ideas. Learn from seasoned professionals who work in the cultural industry and develop the confidence to build your business. Past students have successfully applied their learning into projects and employment.
The following non-credit course will be offered in evening classes on campus at Ryerson University in downtown Toronto:
Making a Living in the Arts (CDAM 100) (19.5 hours)
Designed for arts managers, potential managers, and individual artists, this foundational course provides an overview of the business skills required throughout the creative chain – creation, production, marketing and promotion, pricing and selling, distribution, and managing finance. Students will build a case study based or a real or imagined project of their own.
Scheduling: Mondays, 6:30–9:30 p.m., September 9–October 28, 2019
Instructor: Sandy Crawley has worked in the arts for over 40 years (as performer, musician, musical director, instructor, and volunteer board member) and has provided management services to a number of nonprofit arts organizations for the last 15 years. He has played a leadership role in several organizations across the cultural sector, sharing knowledge and experience that informs his teaching.

How to Register:

Enrol now for Fall 2019!
Class sizes are limited, so early enrolment is encouraged. For enrolment information, visit or contact Academic Coordinator Sholem Dolgoy at

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