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Thursday, July 19, 2012

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The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and Theatre Communications Group announce the inaugural round of recipients for the Leadership U[niversity] program. Six early-career theatre leaders will receive One-on-One grants for professional development via mentorships at TCG Member Theatres. Eight mid-career and veteran theatre professionals at TCG Member Theatres will receive Continuing Ed grants for learning opportunities [...]

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(Ed. note: We’re featuring Jon Robin Baitz’s open letter on behalf of David Adjmi to signal TCG’s support of Admji, a TCG published playwright, and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, a TCG Member Theatre. Executive Director Teresa Eyring has signed the letter on behalf of TCG and connected Adjmi with a pro-bono First Amendment lawyer. If you [...]

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South Carolina Arts Commission Restored

by Laurie Baskin July 19, 2012 Advocacy

Last Friday I wrote that South Carolina Governor Nikki R. Haley had issued line-item vetoes to the South Carolina budget and had, thereby, eliminated state funding for the arts. I am pleased to report that the arts community in South Carolina engaged in very effective advocacy efforts over the past week, and was successful in [...]

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