AMS Congratulates Salt Lake

AMS Planning & Research congratulates Salt Lake County Center for the Arts (CFA) on the opening of the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater. The new, two theater complex will open on Friday, October 21, 2016. The 2,500-seat Delta Hall, the Regent St. Black Box, winter...

AMS Congratulates the Dr. Phillips Center

AMS congratulates the Dr. Phillips Center for a major step toward securing the funding for the second phase of the Center’s construction, Steinmetz Hall. Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ proposal to redistribute $45 million in tourism development tax dollars was...

AMS Welcomes Sooyoung Hwang

AMS is delighted to welcome our new intern, Sooyoung Hwang, who will be working with us until December. Originally from Korea, most recently, Sooyoung served as the Associate Managing Director of Yale School of Drama/Special Events at Yale Repertory Theatre, where she oversaw...

Design Unveiled: Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center

Congratulations to our colleagues at the Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center on their design unveiling and the announcement of their new board chair. The venue is slated to open in 2020. AMS has a long history with the development of the new PAC,...

AMS Welcomes Megan Friedman

AMS is delighted to welcome our newest Analyst, Megan Friedman. Megan is currently a student in the Master of Arts in Arts Administration program at Goucher College, and has a B.A. in Theater Arts/Design and Production from UCLA’s School of Theater, Film, Television and Digital...

AMS Welcomes Bill Blake Back as West Coast Director

AMS is pleased to announce the appointment of Bill Blake as AMS’s West Coast Director. Bill rejoins AMS after having served as the Managing Director of B Street Theatre in Sacramento. In addition to driving the diverse activity of the company, Bill led the effort to develop its...

A New Chapter for the Apollo Theater

AMS is pleased to congratulate the Apollo Theater, long-time AMS strategic planning client, on the appointment of Kamilah Forbes as Executive Producer, beginning in September 2016. Ms. Forbes will bring her experience as an award-winning director, producer, and cofounder of...

Changing the Game at Auburn University

AMS is assisting Auburn University to determine how a new performing arts venue would complement the campus community and the City of Auburn. Our study is focused on how the new facility would complement existing area venues, looks at how facility innovations might impact...

Event: Art, Culture, Urban Design, and Capital: Shaping Cities for the Future

Join AMS Principal Steven Wolff and industry colleagues for a conversation on March 31.


Auburn University seeks proposals from qualified professionals to consult with the University in the: development of architectural and engineering bidding documents for the new Performing Arts Center (AU Project Number: 15-158). Details regarding this RFQ can be found here....
Writers Theatre

Writers Theatre Grand Opening

AMS is proud to celebrate with longtime client Writers Theatre its venue's Grand Opening.

AMS congratulates Writers Theatre on NEA Grant

AMS is proud to congratulate Writers Theatre as recipient of an NEA Art Works grant.

AMS Launches PACStats 3.0

The standard‐setting benchmarking and performance measurement tool has raised the standard again!

AMS Intern Joins Seattle’s Art Interruptions

Hanako O'Leary's artwork is featured through January 3.
redefining arts and culture

Webinar: Redefining Arts and Culture

Video from Steven A. Wolff's webinar is now available online.
Hanako O'Leary

Summer Project Staff

AMS is delighted to welcome Hanako O'Leary for the summer, working in our Seattle office.
Beaverton Arts and Culture Center

New Arts at Creekside

Beaverton, Oregon, is developing their downtown core with a new Arts and Culture Center.
Van Weze Performing Arts Hall

Van Wezel Rises to No. 1

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall was the most-visited attraction in Sarasota County in the first quarter of this year.
Melora Cybul

AMS Welcomes Melora Cybul

Melora will focus on market and consumer research, project research, and analysis.
Bag&Baggage Productions

From Bank to Blackbox

AMS helped evaluate inspiring plans to reimagine a downtown bank building as a blackbox theatre.