Arts Administration

Registration is now open for the TCG Fall Forum

In an all-virtual format, this year’s Fall Forum will break tradition. Part 1, on November 11th, 2020, will convene TCG Member Theatre leaders and trustees for a one-day Summit on Governance; and Part 2, on November 12th and 13th will welcome our entire theatre field. If you are only able to attend November 11th or November 12th-13th respectively, please select that option on the Events Calendar. 2020 TCG Fall Forum – Part 1 Summit on Governance November 11th will welcome TCG Member Theatre leaders and trustees in a working session focused on creating a truly “new playbook” for equity and inclusion during the reconstruction of our field, centering the widely publicized WSYWAT demands and other BIPOC-led resources. This day is intended for TCG Member Theatre leaders and trustees...

Registration Open for 7th Annual LiNK

Where Master’s Candidates and Recruiters Connect SETC and USITT partner each fall to bring graduate theatre degree programs together with people considering options for advanced education in one convenient, affordable location for interviews and information exchange. Discover your dream graduate school or recruit talented candidates. 7th Annual LiNK December 2-4, 2020 This year’s LiNK event dates have moved to early Dec. and auditions and interviews will be held online. More information to follow. Fees: $75 – Student Candidates $325 – Recruiting College or University Registration Opens: September 8, 2020 Registration Deadline: Midnight, November 5, 2020  Register for LiNK How the Virtual LiNK Will Work Candidates will upload auditions and portfolios through a web portal. Recruiters will be...

Actors Pro Expo Goes Virtual!

Actors Pro Expo is going virtual this year! The organizers invite you to attend this fun event which will include: Seminars Live Q&A Opportunity to be seen by casting directors Live chat with other attendees Meet with Exhibitors Competitions with cash prizes It will be an engagement driven experience filled with networking and learning opportunities. An impactful event that will extend well beyond the computer screen. In particular you may be interested in the Meals 4 Monologues initiative where over 20 CSA Casting Directors will be seeing union and non-union Actors. You can read more about that and register for FREE general admission here: https://www.actorsproexpo.com/virtual

Props Safety in a Post COVID-19 World

Prominent Props Master, Jay Duckworth, discusses what backstage safety may look like post-pandemic. It is obvious that crew members and actors are in close quarters backstage, so what steps can theatres make to ensure the safety of all involved? Duckworth looks into the ideas of: Planning Ahead Laminating pre-check lists for easy disinfecting Prop Sanitation Handing-off props Stocking Up PPE & Sanitation supplies What additional efforts can we make to better prepare once theatre re-opens? VIEW ARTICLE via www.stage-directions.com

COVID-19 Freelance Artist Resources

For more information on the following, please visit: https://covid19freelanceartistresource.wordpress.com/ This list is specifically designed to serve freelance artists, and those interested in supporting the independent artist community. This includes, but is not limited to, actors, designers, producers, technicians, stage managers, musicians, composers, choreographers, visual artists, filmmakers, craft artists, teaching artists, dancers, writers & playwrights, photographers, etc. What this list IS: an aggregated list of FREE resources, opportunities, and financial relief options available to artists of all disciplines. What this list IS NOT: a place to promote individual artist practices (we love you, but we’re not equipped for that); a place to promote fee for service work; or a pla...

Resources for Online Theatre Educators

via www.aate.com By Alex Ates In the past few days, several schools have canceled in-person classes because of the coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic. Using tools and platforms like Zoom or Google Meet, instructors are preparing to teach online. But, how will that work for theatre educators? Below, Incite/Insight will compile the latest resources for theatre educators to utilize during this unprecedented time.

10 Things Student Actors Can Do During COVID-19 School Closures

Maggie Bera, founder and editor of the actor lifestyle blog and podcast, Actor Aesthetic has offered ten helpful tips for those students dealing with school closures during the COVID-19 outbreak. College programs and universities all over the country are taking extra precautions by temporarily shutting down due to the coronavirus pandemic…What does this mean for students taking performing arts classes? COVID-19 concerns have caused hundreds of thousands of students to take to online courses. Because of the nation-wide shutdowns, many theatre students are forced to forfeit performing arts classes, school productions, concerts, and showcases. So what can student actors due in the meantime? Here are her top ten things student actors can do at home to continue their training during the C...

2020 Theatre Educator Pro Winter Webinars

via www.schooltheatre.org Just in time for your New Year’s resolution list, EdTA is announcing a winter line up of live professional learning webinars scheduled to begin in January. All webinars will be recorded and archived for access “on demand” whenever you wish. The webinars will become part of a growing library of professional learning opportunities on the new learning center site, Theatre Educator Pro.  Education Manager Cory Wilkerson has been surveying members through exit polls and at events to determine topics for winter and spring. “I’m seeing requests for professional learning opportunities in theatre for social issues and also theatre for young children” says Wilkerson.  “The winter lineup includes webinars to respond to those requests.” To register for the webinars visit the ...

American Theatre Wing: Career Guides

Check out American Theatre Wing’s series on Careers in the Theatre. These one-on-one interviews delve deep into the different areas of the theatre and discuss what it takes to make a career out of your given discipline. These were created in partnership with the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. VIEW GUIDES via www.americantheatrewing.org

StrawHat Registration Now Open: Design, Tech, Musician, Administrators, and more!

Calling all Technical Theatre Artists & Administrators! Companies are in search of every skill set from AEA stage managers to running crew, from Technical Directors to spot operators, and everything in between – pit musicians, too. So make a great summer happen – register today! Post your profile and resume online free of charge and be front-and-center for employment opportunities in summer stock theaters, regional theaters, and special production companies. You’ll have access to what the theaters are doing this season, what positions are open and who to contact… if they don’t contact you first. Create a profile page and post your resume to be part of our talent database Directors, Music Directors, Musicians, Choreographers and Stage Managers (Union and non-union) are welco...

8 Must-Haves for a Self-Tape Home Studio

Whether it’s a last minute on-camera audition, or a recording needed for an audio book submission, it is very helpful for actors to have the tools to create a home studio. Self-submissions are a common way to be seen for castings, especially if you are submitting to projects outside of the area in which you live. It may take time to accumulate the appropriate gear, but once you do, it’ll allow you to shine on film and for producers to focus on YOU and not the print of the wallpaper behind you! READ ARTICLE via www.backstage.com

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

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