VAPAC Community Interests Survey

Community Survey for the New Regional Performing Arts Center at Folsom Lake College

 
Thank you for your interest in the new Visual & Performing Arts Center currently being built on the Folsom Lake College campus. The information gathered in this survey will help the Center to better serve our community.

Complete this survey by December 1 to be entered to win four tickets to the After-Party for the Grand Opening Gala, Friday, February 11, 2011.
1. Prior to visiting this site, were you aware of the new Performing Arts Center?
2. The new Performing Arts Center at Folsom Lake College will be able to support a wide variety of events.

What kind of musical styles/events would you like to see at the new Center? (check all that apply)
3. What kind of dance styles/events would you like to see at the new Center? (check all that apply)
4. What kind of theatrical styles/events would you like to see at the new Center? (check all that apply)
5. Please check ANY of the following variety/comedy shows, festivals, events, or film genres that you would like to see at the new Center:
6. Please check ANY of the following types of visual art exhibits you would like to see at the new Center:
7. Please check ANY of the following types of multicultural entertainment and arts events that you would like to see at the new Center:
8. More generally, besides the arts activities listed above, what kinds of entertainment do you/your family enjoy the most OUTSIDE OF YOUR HOME?
9. How does your interest in the arts rank as compared to your other entertainment interests?
Low (not really interested)High (very interested)
Interest Level
10. Generally, how often do you/your family GO OUT for entertainment that you have to PAY FOR?
11. How much travel time are you willing to spend for entertainment?
12. Where do you typically go for entertainment? (Check all that apply)
13. When deciding to GO OUT for entertainment, how much do the following matter to your decision?
1 - Not at all2345 - Very much
Ability to get childcare
Convenience of the location
How or where I heard about the event
Good customer service
Atmosphere of the venue
Day of the week an event takes place
Time of day an event takes place
Length of program
Cost of tickets or admission
Convenient/ample parking
Cost of parking
Getting good seats
Quality of entertainment
Good places to eat or shop nearby
How safe I think the area is
Having heard of the performers, group, or event
Feeling welcome or “in my comfort zone”
My participation helps support special causes I care about
Knowing other people who will attend
Seeing star performers or famous people
Possibility of meeting new people
Supporting local community entertainment/artists
Tradition or “special occasions” with family or friends
Experiencing live shows, performances, entertainers
Special discounts/coupon offers
Being able to have something to eat or drink during a show
Pre/post show talks led by performers or special speakers
VIP perks (meet performers, backstage tours, parties, etc.)
Knowing that the business community where I live supports the event
14. I am interested in entertainment that… (Check all that apply)
15. At what time do you like EVENING entertainment to start? (Check all that apply)
Before 7:00pm7:00pm7:30pm8:00pmAfter 8:00pm
Monday-Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
16. At what time do you like WEEKEND DAYTIME entertainment to start? (Check all that apply)
10:00am11:00am1:00pm2:00pm3:00pm4:00pm
Saturday
Sunday
17. What ticket price ranges do you consider for entertainment that interests you?
18. What is the MOST you are willing to pay for an entertainment ticket?
19. When do you like to buy tickets? (Check One)
20. How do you like to buy tickets? (Check all that apply)
21. How do you like to be informed of upcoming entertainment events? (Check all that apply)
22. Do you use any of the following in making your entertainment choices? (Check all that apply)
23. My household reads the following publications regularly (check all that apply):
24. Generally, how often do you/your family go out for live music, dance shows, or theater plays that you have to PAY FOR?
25. Which "perks" would be most important to you as a VIP, or frequent entertainment customer? (check those that are MOST important)
26. Are you interested in any of the following arts organizations? (Check all that apply)
27. Are you interested in any of the following arts & entertainment venues? (Check all that apply)
28. Are you interested in any of the following festivals/activities? (Check all that apply)
29. Do you, or does someone in your family:
30. By and large, my family does most of its shopping in:
(choose those most relevant)
31. Members of my immediate family attend schools located in:
(choose all that apply)
32. If I were having dinner before an evening performance at the new Center, I would like to dine:
33. Most communities have hundreds of informal groups that bring people together for different activities -- for example, social groups, book clubs, gardening clubs, 4-H, craft circles, sports teams, civic groups and faith based groups.

What types of groups do you belong to? What activities are you involved in that represent your greatest areas of interest?
34. If the new Center were to offer special discounts or activities for community groups, would any of the groups you belong to be interested in participating?
35. Contact Information:
36. Would you like to receive information about the Center and its programs?
37. Volunteering

Volunteers will play a key role in the success of the new Arts Center, serving both as theater ushers and general ambassadors of the Center in the community, as well as providing other assistance to the Center’s operations.
If you are interested in learning more go to www.threestages.net click on the about tab and then to volunteer opportunities
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