2017 Registration Fees, Discounts, and FAQs

Early Bird Registration Deadline: April 14th, 2017, 11:59pm ET (or until sold out) EARLY BIRD IS SOLD OUT

 

Regular Registration Deadline: June 1st, 2017, 11:59pm ET

 

Registration for the 2017 TCG National Conference: Full Circle (as well as scholarship & subsidy applidations) is now open. Please find our basic rates below, in addition to all of the registration policies and available discounts, scholarships, and subsidies for this year’s Conference. We look forward to supporting you and your colleagues in attending the National Conference in the most cost-effective way possible. Remember that once a registration is processed, it may not be cancelled or reversed without incurring a fee (see Cancellations below), and discounts cannot be applied once a registration has been processed.

 

Have questions? Email us and we'll be happy to help you determine the best course to register for the TCG Conference.

 

RATES:

 

TCG MEMBER Early Bird (Deadline: April 14th or until sold out): $450 SOLD OUT

TCG MEMBER Regular (Deadline: June 1st): $600

 

NON-MEMBER Early Bird (Deadline: April 14th or until sold out): $850 SOLD OUT

NON-MEMBER Regular (Deadline: June 1st): $1,000

 

2017 CONFERENCE REGISTRATION POLICIES

 

 

Cancellation Deadlines: Registrations may be refunded for any registration canceled prior to May 1st, 2017, but they will incur a $100 cancellation fee. Registration fees will not be refunded after May 1st, 2017. Registrations cannot be accepted after June 1st, 2017. There is no on-site registration.

 

Substitutions: Should you find that you cannot attend once you've registered, and would like to replace yourself with another individual, please email us. In most instances, such substitutions can be accommodated.

 

FOR INDIVIDUALS:

 

Individual Artists

 

If you are not currently an Individual Member of TCG, you must join in order to qualify for subsidies and the Member registration rate. You will receive a discounted membership rate ($25 off) if you choose to join in conjunction with registering for the Conference. Please visit this page to read about the benefits and join TCG if you are not already an Individual Member.

 

Individual Members are eligible to apply for a registration subsidy to attend the Conference. Subsidies consist of a 50% discount on conference fees (but do not cover travel expenses).

 

Click here to access the subsidy application. Note that there are three deadlines for subsidies (Friday, March 24th; Friday, April 14th; and Friday, May 12th). We will assess applications after each of these deadlines. The earlier you apply, the more likely you are to receive financial assistance.

 

Students

 

Undergraduate and postgraduate students must join TCG as an Individual Member to qualify for Subsidies and the Member registration rate. Eligible students must be full-time college or graduate students. You will receive a discounted membership rate ($25 off) if you choose to join in order to attend the Conference. Please visit this page to read about the benefits and join TCG if you are not already an Individual Member.

 

Undergraduate and postgraduate students (who are TCG members) are eligible to apply for a registration subsidy for the Conference. Subsidies consist of a 50% discount on conference fees (but do not cover travel expenses).

 

Click here to access the subsidy application. Note that there are three deadlines for subsidies (Friday, March 24th; Friday, April 14th; and Friday, May 12th). We will assess applications after each of these deadlines. The earlier you apply, the more likely you are to receive financial assistance.

 

High school students attending the Conference must register as a part of a student group, such as a Teen Council at a TCG Member theatre. High school students attending in groups will receive an additional Registration discount.

 

Educators or education staff at TCG Member Theatres who would like to bring a high school student group to the Conference, please email us.

 

TCG hosts a Family-Friendly Conference: parents and adults are permitted to bring one child, ages 11-17, to most plenary sessions free of charge (some are closed due to content; check the session listing on Conference 2.0 for information on closed content). The registered parent/adult must accompany their minor, and sign them in at the on-site Registration desk. This applies to plenary (full-Conference) sessions only.

 

FOR NON-MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS:

 

If you represent a theatre of color (TOC) that is not currently a member of TCG, but is interested in attending the Conference, please email Elena Chang, TCG’s associate director of equity, diversity, and inclusion.

 

If you represent a theatre that is not a Member of TCG (and does not identify as a TOC), you will need to become a Member in order to attend the Conference at the Member rate. You will receive a discount off your first year's dues, plus member benefits at no cost for the remainder of the fiscal year. Please visit this form to find out if you are eligible.

 

If you represent an organization or business that is not a Member or Affiliate of TCG and you would like to attend the Conference at the Member rate, you may qualify for a special Conference Combo & Membership offer. Please email sflamm@tcg.org to find out if you are eligible or visit this page for information TCG’s Affiliate Membership programs.


Portland Area Non-TCG Member Theatres: If you are on the staff of a Portland area theatre that is NOT yet eligible to become a TCG Member Theatre and would like to attend the TCG Conference, you may qualify for a local discount. Please visit this form to find out if you are eligible.

 

FOR TCG MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS:

 

Staff of TCG Member Theatres are eligible for the discounted Conference registration rate ($450 Early Bird; $600 Regular). The following scholarship and discount opportunities are also available to Member Theatres. If your organization is not a member of TCG, please see the previous section for more information. Please note: The date for scholarship application has since closed.

 

TCG Member Theatre Scholarships: A limited number of scholarships, which consist of a fully waived Conference registration fee (but do not cover travel expenses) are available to full-time staff members of TCG Member Theatres. The scholarship application deadline is Friday, March 24th. For more information, and to apply for a scholarship, please click here. Please note: The date for this application has closed.

 

TCG Member Theatre Scholarships for Theatres of Color: A limited number of scholarships, which consist of a fully waived Conference registration fee (but do not cover travel expenses) are available specifically for staff members of theatres of color. To be eligible, your theatre must be a TCG Member Theatre. The scholarship application deadline is Friday, March 24th. For more information, and to apply for a scholarship, please click here. Please note: The date for this application has closed.


 

TCG Member Theatres in Budget Group 1 & 2: For TCG Member Theatres in Budget Group 1 ($499,000 and under) and Budget Group 2 ($500,000 to $999,999), TCG will honor the Early Bird rate for the entire registration period. To take advantage of this offer after the Early Bird deadline (April 14th), email us to request the appropriate registration code.


 

Register 2, Get 1 Under 35 HALF OFF: For every TWO staff members (at a TCG Member Theatre) registered at the full registration rate (either Early Bird or Regular), register an additional full-time staff member under the age of 35 for half off. This offer is limited to one per TCG Member Theatre and cannot be used in combination with other discounts. To take advantage of this discount, first register two staff members and then email us with the names of the registered staff members to receive the 50% code for the third staff member.

 

If you have any questions about the registration process or the above discounts, please contact conference@tcg.org.

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