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2014 Fall Forum on Governance: Cash & Culture

From November 7-9 in New York City at the 2014 Fall Forum on Governance, TCG will explore the shifting conditions and best practices to effectively manage a variety of financial realities. Building on the success of the sold-out 2013 Fall Forum on capitalization and diversity, we’ll take a deeper dive into the most effective capitalization strategies and tactics. At every step, we’ll explore the role of governance in fostering the kind of organizational culture that leads to healthy balance sheets and vital artistry. Learn more about registration and scholarship opportunities.

TCG Now Accepting Proposals for 2015 Convenings

For the first time ever, TCG is accepting proposals for speakers, sessions and artistic performances for all of the 2015 TCG Convenings at once. The deadline for submissions in 1/9/15, but the earlier we receive a submissions, the more likely it will be considered for the Audience (R)Evolution Learning Convening, the TCG National Conference and the TCG Fall Forum on Governance. Learn more and submit your ideas here.

Leadership U[niversity] One-on-One – Round 2 Recipients

TCG announces the Round 2 recipients of Leadership U[niversity] One-on-One. Funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and administered by TCG, grants have been awarded to six exceptionally talented early-career leaders from all areas of theatre to support their professional development via mentorships at TCG Member Theatres.

The Diversity & Inclusion Initiative

TCG has launched a 6-point, multi-year Diversity & Inclusion Initiative. From expanding our Young Leaders of Color program to continuing the work of the Diversity & Inclusion Institute, this Initiative's goal is to transform the national theatre field into a more inclusive and diverse community. Learn how you can get involved here.

TCG Books: Staff Picks

Each month, a TCG staff member will select a TCG Books title that holds a special meaning — whether it’s a show the staffer performed in, a dog-eared acting resource, a writer that continually inspires or simply a favorite play – and we will offer a special discount on that title for the month. For October, Anna Troiano, marketing associate, has selected Cloud 9, by Caryl Churchill, and here’s why.

Blue Star Theatres Reaches 111 Participating Theatres in 35 States

Blue Star Theatres is a collaboration between TCG and Blue Star Families, with leadership support from MetLife Foundation. The first launch of the program was September 28, 2012, and now 111 theatres are participating. This initiative is intended to recognize the contributions of service families and build stronger connections between the theatres, military families and their communities. Member Theatres interested in participating may learn more here.