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TCG is pleased to announce the recipients of the inaugural Audience (R)Evolution Travel Grants. Funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Travel Grants award up to $7,500 to five teams of TCG Member Theatre staff and community stakeholders. The grants will empower teams to observe effective audience engagement programs, as well as consult with professionals on strategies to deepen relationships with communities they serve.
TCG and Stella Adler Studio are accepting recommendations for the upcoming Artists of Theatre Nation Webinar Series, focused on
independent arts activism. Recommend a speaker for the Webinar Series by the November 20 deadline here.
Playwrights Thomas Bradshaw, Danai Gurira, and Stephen Karam are the latest additions to the TCG Books author list. Bradshaw joins with the publication of Intimacy and Other Plays, Gurira with Eclipsed, and Karam with The Humans.
TCG is pleased to announce the tenth round of the Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships. Six actors have been awarded fellowships to support their professional and artistic development. The Fox Fellowships are awarded in two categories, Extraordinary Potential and Distinguished Achievement.
Content and programming ideas for the 2016 TCG National Conference:Theatre Nation in Washington, D.C. will be accepted on a rolling basis until the final deadline of January 8, 2016, at which time the application will close. The earlier an idea is submitted, the more likely it is to be included, so it's better to submit an incomplete idea earlier, rather than a perfectly packaged idea later.
The Wallace Foundation has released a new, free guide designed to help arts organizations use market research to identify ways to build meaningful connections with different audiences. Taking Out the Guesswork: Using Research to Build Arts Audiences draws on evidence gathered from 10 U.S. arts organizations to provide valuable insight and detailed guidelines on how to learn more about current and potential audiences, create effective promotional materials, and more effectively track and assess the results of new audience-building initiatives. Learn more here.
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 September, Erin Salvi, TCG's Publications Associate, has selected The Realistic Jonses, by Will Eno, and here’s why.