Arts Administration

How to Design Your School Production on a Budget

What’s the #1 most important thing when it comes to designing a show? Reading the script. Doing so will inform you exactly what you need for your design, and theoretically, budget size shouldn’t matter. However, when it comes to budget-tight productions, knowing exactly what you need will help you achieve your design in the most frugal way. In this article from Playbill.com, Broadway designers offer suggestions based on discipline, best practices, and their picks for inexpensive products. VIEW ARTICLE via www.playbill.com

AATE October Symposium Registration NOW OPEN

Youth Voices: Activism Through TheatreThe symposium will be held at Berkeley Rep School of Theatre2071 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA October 18-20, 2019 REGISTER HERE $90 Student/Retired | $140 Member | $240 Non-MemberLIMITED `$50 Scholarships Available, apply HERE.  Resilience is an anthem of the bay. An anthem often carried and furthered by our youth. Join organizations from across the bay area as we highlight programs with youth at the core, whether it’s in programs who demand space for youth voice, performance, leadership positions, and those that move towards activism. Practices that can be applied to your own communities, that operate for, by and with the youth our education programs serve. 

Webinar: Accessibility and Inclusion in the Theater Education Classroom

Accessibility and Inclusion in the Theater Education Classroom    Presented by Sue Loesl and Fran SillauMonday, October 14, 7:30-9 PM Eastern Time Register HERE Registration Fee: Member: Free, Non-Member Student $10, Non-Member $20 Are you a theatre instructor looking to be more inclusive in your theatre classroom and practice?Nationally known professional development and residency presenters Fran Sillau, (accessible theatre) and Susan Loesl, (adaptive art specialist) have presented together for the past 10 years. Their work has included hands on workshops for professionals at conferences and onsite at schools, as well as working directly with staff and students at schools in inclusive and self contained settings.  Join AATE for this interactive webinar that will introduce hands on inclusi...

Seattle Theatre Tries Radical Experiment: Every Single Ticket is Free

“Starving Artists” We all know the term, and many of us may identify with it. We work several jobs, pinch every penny, audition our tails off, work hours in production offices, and long shifts in the scene shop. As we save try to save our money, while paying our bills and paying off loans, it can be hard to find the extra means to see as many shows as one may want to. Attending theatre is an important way to enrich yourself in the theatrical community you’ve placed yourself in, to learn new theatres, and to network.  And as a theatre, it can be hard to get butts in seats, especially if your primary attendees are in the arts. That’s why Seattle’s Intiman Theatre had this “radical” idea to make every show free. That’s right. FREE! Learn about their “radical hospitality” below: Read Arti...

The Rockettes are Looking for an Artistic Director—and a Makeover

The Rockettes are one of, if not the most, iconic dance troupes in the world. They recently announced that they are beginning a search for a new position: Artistic Director. The Rockettes are wanting to expand their presence beyond Christmas time, and become a year-round attraction, and they need just the right artistic visionary to lead them in that direction. Learn more about their search below: View Article via www.dancemagazine.com

33 Thoughts for a New Artistic Director

Have you ever thought that your career onstage might lead you to a career behind the scenes? How about in the role of an Artistic Director? You might not know where to begin or what all the job entails, but Arizona Theate company’s AD, Joe Haj, has some advice to put you at ease. 33 points of wisdom, to be exact. READ ARTICLE

Register for the Youth Voices: Activism Through Theatre Symposium

The symposium will be held at Berkeley Rep School of Theatre 2071 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA  May 3-5, 2019   Symposium Registration is Now Open! To Register Click Here! $90 Student/Retired | $140 Member | $240 Non-Member (Early Bird Rate Ends March 29, 2019) $100 Student/Retired | $150 Member | $250 Non-Member Resilience is an anthem of the bay. An anthem often carried and furthered by our youth. Join organizations from across the bay area as we highlight programs with youth at the core, whether it’s in programs who demand space for youth voice, performance, leadership positions, and those that move towards activism. Practices that can be applied to your own communities, that operate for, by and with the youth our education programs serve.  Youth Voices: Activism Through Theatre

Register for THE NATIONAL ARTS ACTION SUMMIT

March 4-5, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Register for the National Arts Action Summit 2019 The National Arts Action Summit will take place on March 4-5, 2019 in Washington, DC.  The National Arts Action Summit is a multi-day event bringing together arts advocates from across the country.  Attendees will attend a full day of advocacy training to learn the latest research and legislative arts priorities from the experts on Monday, March 4. That evening, The Nancy Hanks Lecture at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is sure to inspire and motivate advocates. The following day, March 5, is Arts Advocacy Day when advocates take their passion, knowledge, and stories to Capitol Hill for meetings with their congressional leaders.  Arts Advocacy Day brings together a broad cross section o...

Now Hiring: Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre – Permanent & Seasonal Staff

Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre is now hiring! We are in search of part time seasonal and permanent staff members who are eager to join Idaho’s oldest performing arts organization. Please email resume and cover letter to annette@cdasummertheatre.com. Cover letter should include availability and hours sought. Duties would include: Extensive customer service both on the phone as well as in person. Selling tickets. Social media contributing. Data entry in Google drive as well as Microsoft office. Website management. Event and box office support at both summer shows and various business fairs and community events. Various other office tasks. Learn More about CDA Summer Theatre

Register for the 2019 AATE Conference

The 32nd annual American Alliance for Theatre and Education Conference will take place in New York City from August 1-5,2019. The conference theme is “Activate AATE: Exploring Theatre Educators’ Role and Responsibility AATE’s 32nd annual conference will be held in diverse, dynamic and vibrant New York City from August 1-5, 2019. In a city known for its diversity, culture, and, arts conference attendees will explore how theatre artists, educators, and scholars can be responsive and effective in the current socio-political climate. AATE Members are uniquely poised to be a force for positivity, action, and empathy building at this pivotal moment when the need for self-expression and dialogue is so palpable. The conference will provide a place for the arts education community...

Calling All Educators: Save the Date for the 2019 AAAE Conference!

Hosted by the Association of Arts Administration Educators. AAAE represents college and university graduate and undergraduate programs in arts administration, encompassing training in the management of visual, performing, literary, media, cultural and arts service organizations. The organization consists of more than 150 member programs, all training and equipping students in arts leadership, management, entrepreneurship, cultural policy, and more. AAAE’s network of faculty and their alumni are the cornerstones of local arts communities across the globe. The organization serves as a convener, a resource, and an advocate for formal arts administration education.

Register for the 2019 EdTA National Conference: Stories to Tell!

By registering for 2019 EdTA National Conference, you can become a professional member of the Educational Theatre Association and have access to valuable resources, a network of peers, and professional development. Click here to register. Early registration ends May 23, 2019. Advance registration – May 24 – September 4, 2019 Late registration – September 5 – September 19, 2019   Registration fee includes: Admittance to two full days of workshops and learn & create labs. Admittance to all panel discussions and keynote speaker presentations. Access to Conference exhibitors/key decision-makers in the theatre world and products. Full breakfast served on Friday and Saturday morning. Annual meeting, awards, and networking luncheon on Friday afternoon. Midmorning and afternoon beve...

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