The Business of Performing Arts internship introduces fundamentals concepts as well as innovative practices of event production and management: it combines a core of lecture classes and intensive immersion in the production, organization and management of events. Topics addressed in class include profit and nonprofit events, sustainable events, zero impact events, community events. Lectures will be completed by intensive work experience in events, concerts and festivals in Firenze and outside. At the end of the course students will organize and produce an event/concert staged by the whole class on the last day of the course.