Establishing Shot is a crisp read on the arts and culture scene. From his vantage point at the University of Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, host Ted Barron brings a wide focus to compact stories. Lively chats on film, live events and the practice of the arts feature guests who are at the center of the action. Each episode gives context to what’s happening now and next in the arts scene.

Consider Establishing Shot your guide to good things. Unscripted moments. News you can use. Insider insights. We want to change the way you think about the arts. Maybe we’ll change how you get involved with, support and consume the arts too.

So, look for upcoming podcasts released monthly. Listen while it’s fresh and timely by subscribing to our feed now.

Now, let’s turn up the volume on the arts.


About Ted Barron

Ted Barron is an arts administrator, film scholar and critic with an extensive background in the field of film curating. As the executive director of the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center and director of programming for the Browning Cinema, his passion for helping people deeply connect with the cinematic and performing arts is enhancing dialogue within the classroom and reaching the global cultural community.


About the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

The DeBartolo Performing Arts Center is Notre Dame’s leading presenter of world-class artistic programming. The center joins campus and community around the scholarship, teaching and practice of the arts. More than 100,000 patrons attend each year, including hundreds of K–12 students and educators who are served by the center’s arts education programs.

The Browning Cinema is one of Indiana’s two dedicated cinemas housed within a research university’s main arts venue. It’s also one of only four at leading institutions across Illinois, Michigan and Ohio. The Browning’s 200+ annual screenings bring visiting filmmakers, documentaries, foreign film, art house cinema, live broadcasts and classic films as well as National Theatre Live and The MET: Live in HD broadcasts.


Welcome Episode featuring Ted Barron