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Early-bird registration for the 2015 National Arts Marketing Project Conference ends Friday, August 28. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to save! The 2015 NAMP Conference brings together arts marketers from across the country to discuss the latest issues in marketing, earned income, audience development, social media, and new technologies. This event will provide the [...]

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October 22-24, 2015 in San Francisco, CA TCG Member Theatres are entitled to $130 off the registration price to the upcoming National Arts Marketing, Development and Ticketing Conference in San Francisco, October 22-24, 2015.  In addition, TCG Members can bring two colleagues for FREE (3-for-1) by registering before the advance registration deadline of August 15. Presented by [...]

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The Case for the Full Service Theatre

by Godfrey L. Simmons, Jr June 8, 2015 SpotlightOn
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For the 25th National Conference in Cleveland, TCG is highlighting the current recipients of the Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowship and the SPARK Leadership Programs. These programs are unique to the field, and provide critical support and mentorship for the future leaders of our art form. In honor of our longstanding commitment to professional development [...]

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TCG Announces New Appointments to Board of Directors

by TCG News October 27, 2014 Uncategorized

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, welcomes new officers and nine new members to its board of directors. Sarah Bellamy, co-artistic director of Penumbra Theatre Company, and Kevin Moriarty, artistic director of Dallas Theater Center, succeed Robert Hupp and Lydia R. Diamond as joint vice presidents. Jonathan Moscone, artistic director of California [...]

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New Appointments to Board of Directors

by TCG News December 19, 2013 Uncategorized

We are pleased to announce new leadership of our board of directors and six new members. Diane Rodriguez, associate producer/director of new play production at Center Theatre Group, succeeds Philip Himberg, producing artistic director of the Sundance Institute Theatre Program, as board president. Robert Hupp, producing artistic director of Arkansas Repertory Theatre, joins playwright Lydia [...]

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Teresa’s Weekly Update: Post-Board, Pre-Rev Edition

by Teresa Eyring February 11, 2013 Uncategorized
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Last week, TCG held our winter board meeting here in New York City. We were joined by the National Council for the American Theatre, our advisory council of theatre trustees. While the board is charged with the overall governance of TCG, including fiscal oversight and strategy development, we always make time to identify emerging field-wide [...]

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Uniting the 1,200 Conferences

by Dafina McMillan January 3, 2013 National Conference
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A conference of 1,200 attendees is not just a single event: in many ways, it is 1,200 entirely unique conferences—1,200 different experiences that overlap, collide or pass each other by. This was one big take away from the very different responses to our 2012 National Conference: Model the Movement in Boston. We also learned from [...]

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Post-Sandy: TCG Website is Down

by TCG News October 30, 2012 Uncategorized

Due to Hurricane Sandy, Theatre Communications Group’s website and internet connectivity are currently down. We are working to restore access to the TCG website as soon as possible. If you are attempting to reach the TCG staff, please note that they may not have access to either their phone line or email inbox, and their [...]

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New Appointments to TCG’s Board of Directors

by TCG News October 3, 2012 Uncategorized

We are pleased to announce the new leadership of our board of directors, as well as  six new members! Lydia R. Diamond, playwright, and Diane Rodriguez, associate producer/director of new play production, Center Theatre Group, will assume the joint positions of vice president. They succeed James Bundy, artistic director, Yale Repertory Theatre and Rachel Kraft, [...]

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(de)Trashing Lebanon

by Denise Maroney August 15, 2012 Global Connections

(Editor’s Note: Denise Maroney has been following up on her environmental theatre work in Lebanon originally supported through a Global Connections IN the LAB grant. The video above was recently featured on Al Jazeera, and you can learn more about Denise’s project here. ) Irish- Lebanese by birth and raised between New York and Japan, [...]

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Teresa’s Weekly Update: Yes in a World of No

by Teresa Eyring February 13, 2012 Uncategorized
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“So we went around asking people, ‘If I started a company next year which would do live theatre and it has to be profitable, does it make sense?’ And unfortunately, or fortunately, the answer which everybody gave us in the world was ‘no’.”  So shares Sunil Vishnu K, founder and artistic director of EVAM, a [...]

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Teresa’s Weekly Update: Goose Bumps Edition

by Teresa Eyring October 31, 2011 Uncategorized
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When was the last time a playwright’s words gave you goose bumps? For me, it was last week at the launch of our TCG Playwrights in Conversation: Discussions and Readings series, in partnership with the Jerome L. Green Performance Space. While reading from his trilogy, The Brother/Sister Plays, playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney leaped to his [...]

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Answers for the Stage Manager Quiz

by August Schulenburg October 13, 2010 Uncategorized

Before you read anymore, stop:  have you taken a look at the original quiz and left your own answers in the comments? If so, proceed. By Bathsheba Doran and Deb Styer Playwright Bathsheba Doran wrote a quiz posted last week for students at Adelphi University to help structure a discussion about life as a stage [...]

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A Quiz for Stage Managers

by August Schulenburg October 4, 2010 Uncategorized
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Vase-smashing, underage drinking, backrubs…what’s an SM to do? By Bathsheba Doran and Deb Styer Playwright Bathsheba Doran (pictured left) wrote the following quiz for students at Adelphi University to help structure a discussion about life as a stage manager in the American theatre. Deb Styer, resident stage manager at Steppenwolf Theatre Company of Chicago, responded [...]

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The Footprints of Change

by August Schulenburg August 25, 2010 Uncategorized
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Time was, tracking cultural change was a slippery business; but now that the zeitgeist has conveniently taken up residence in the internet,we can trace each footprint on the path. And while it may sometimes feel that our online hubbings lead to little real world bubbings, increasingly what happens on the web manifests in the world. [...]

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Gotta Have Faiths

by Rob Weinert-Kendt August 20, 2010 Uncategorized
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(Cross-posted on The Wicked Stage) On Sept. 9, 2001, I went to the downtown L.A. offices of Cornerstone Theater Company for a sort of mutual interview/audition process with several theater makers who’d been enlisted for a “festival of faith,” a series of short, limited-run theater works that would be created with various local communities of [...]

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