Lincoln Center - Total Cumulative Participation

Desired Result:  Above Target

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Analysis of Performance

In Q1, The Lincoln Center held 113 programs with approximately 32,507 participants.

Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, The Lincoln Center had a tremendously successful first quarter. An additionally planned 21 programs with a minimum of another 3,464 participants were prevented from occurring. Approximately 99 additional events with close to 24,000 participants have either postponed or been cancelled due to COVID-19.            

In Q3, The Lincoln Center reopened after being shut down in the second quarter.  Demand for events and meetings have dramatically lessened, but the Center has successfully worked with multiple local arts presenters to use the facilty as a soundstage for virtual events.

The Lincoln Center re-opened for scheduled gatherings, meetings, and events on July 6, 2020. Some meeting bookings have started. Inquiries for future bookings later in 2020 and 2021 have increased. Have begun utilizing the performance hall for live stream and recorded video events.

Metric Definition
The total number visits and participation at the Lincoln Center.
Why Is This Important?
This metric provides an indication of the diversity and popularity of our cultural programs.  Offering a wide range of popular programs is a hallmark of successful operation.
City Organization Impact on Performance

High – Cultural Services directly influences this metric by developing and offering a diverse and wide-ranging variety of programs that appeal to the community. Participation numbers are also influenced through marketing and outreach. Cultural Services also directly influences the amount of programs offered at the Lincoln Center by creating programs that interest the community on a variety of levels.

Benchmark Information
The Lincoln Center is unable to provide relevant benchmark data due to the variances between performing arts centers in theater size, number of theaters, venue amenities, markets served, and programming goals. In addition, reliable statistical data is not readily available due to the competitive and often corporate nature of the performing arts field.