2015 TCG Fall Forum on Governance


2015 Fall Forum on Governance: Strategy Forward
November 6-8, 2015
New York City

Visit the Travel & Lodging section for directions to the meeting sites. Programming details will be rolled out as they are finalized, and until then, this agenda is subject to change.


Friday, November 6

Location: Joe's Pub at the Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street (at Astor Place), New York, NY

5:00pm Doors Open for Registration
hors d’oeuvres & beverages available
5:45pm – 6:15pm Welcome, Introductions & Artistic Conversation
Speakers: Ivo van Hove, Director and Meiyin Wang, Co-Director, Under the Radar Festival & Director, Devised Theater Initiative, The Public Theater
6:15pm – 8:00pm Fall Forum Opening Reception
Evening Performances at the Public Theater & Around Town


Saturday, November 7

Location: Convene, 32 Old Slip (corner of Front Street and Old Slip), New York, NY

8:00am – 9:00am Board Chair Breakfast
Facilitated by: Teresa Eyring, Executive Director, TCG
8:30am – 9:00am Registration Opens
Continental Breakfast
9:00am – 9:15am TCG Welcome from Teresa Eyring
9:15am – 9:25am Remarks from Greg Reiner, Theater and Musical Theater Director, National Endowment for the Arts
9:25am – 9:30am Guest Remarks from UBS Financial Services
9:30am – 10:30am "Outthink the Competition: How to Design a Creative Strategy"
Speaker: Kaihan Krippendorff, Business Strategist and Author
10:30am – 11:00am Coffee Break
11:00am – 11:05am Guest Remarks from Alliant Employee Benefits
11:05am – 11:45am "Strategic Thinking in the Not-for-Profit Theatre"
Speaker: Gus Schulenburg, Associate Director of Communications, TCG
11:45am – 12:00pm Remarks from TCG's National Theatre Governance Task Force
Speakers: Ralph Bryan, Trustee, La Jolla Playhouse and Gail Lopes, Trustee, Oregon Shakespeare Festival
12:00pm – 1:15pm Lunch
12:10pm – 1:10pm TCG's National Theater Governance Task Force Lunch
12:10pm – 1:10pm Theatres of Color Lunch
12:10pm – 1:10pm Lunch with UBS Financial Services
12:10pm – 1:10pm Lunch with Alliant Employee Benefits
1:15pm – 2:45pm Breakout Sessions Featuring Case Studies on Strategic Approaches:
Oregon Shakespeare Festival & Long-Range Planning
Lantern Theatre Company & Art-Driven Strategy
Signature Theatre: From Planning to Alignment
The Theater Offensive & Community-Engaged Strategic Planning
Form Theatricals & Lean Startup for Theatres
2:45pm – 3:15pm Coffee Break
3:15pm – 4:30pm Breakout Sessions Featuring Case Studies on Strategic Content:
The Public Theater & Strategies for a Healthy Institutional Body
Alley Theatre & Capitalizing Transformation
Hattiloo Theatre & The Strategic Ask
La Jolla Playhouse & Audience-Building
TCG & Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
4:30pm – 5:00pm Breakouts Report-Out & Saturday TCG Wrap-Up
5:15pm National Council for the American Theatre (NCAT) Dinner
Evening Performances Around Town (on your own)

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Sunday, November 8

Location: Convene, 32 Old Slip (corner of Front Street and Old Slip), New York, NY

8:30am – 9:00am Registration Opens
Continental Breakfast
9:00am – 9:05am TCG Welcome Back
Speaker: Kevin E. Moore, Managing Director, TCG
9:05am – 10:15am "Trends in the Global Economy: Participation and Equity"
Speaker: David Evan Harris, Research Director, Institute for the Future; Executive Director & Founder, Global Lives Project
10:15am – 10:30pm Coffee Break
10:30am – 12:15pm Collaborative Strategy Session & Discussion on Field-Wide Challenges
12:15pm – 12:30pm 2015 Fall Forum Wrap-Up & Next Steps from TCG

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