Theatre Professionals Teleconferences

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Theatre Professionals Teleconferences are held each year on a rotating basis for groups of theatre leaders and staff. Moderated by experienced professionals from the field, these series offer geographically separated theatre professionals the opportunity to share information and ideas and to work with peers to find solutions to common problems. Agendas are directed by the needs and interests of the participants, with assistance from the moderator and TCG staff. Participation in the Theatre Professionals Teleconferences is open only to TCG Member Theatre staff.

Managing Leaders, Budget Groups 1–3 Theatres
General Managers/Associate Managing Directors, Budget Groups 4–6 Theatres
Moderator Bios

Spring 2018: Managing Leaders, Budget Groups 1–3 Theatres

Moderator:
Elizabeth K. Auman, Managing Director, TimeLine Theatre Company

This teleconference series is intended for Managing Leaders of smaller theatres, those with annual expenses of less than $3 million. Only one person per theatre may register, and registration is open only to staff members at TCG Member Theatres. Participants are encouraged to register early, as space is limited and registrations are accepted on a first come, first served basis. If you have any questions, email education & collective action associate Greg Cooper.

Registration Fee: $75
Registration for this teleconference series has now closed.

Dates:
All teleconferences last one hour and begin at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.

Tuesday, April 10
Tuesday, May 1
Tuesday, May 22
Tuesday, June 19

Helpful Registration Tips:

  • You will need to log in to register. When prompted, please use the email address associated with your work.
  • If you have any login issues, please email info@tcg.org.
  • You must pay the $75 registration fee by credit card.
  • If you click “Add to calendar” during the registration process, the event that will appear in your calendar (Outlook, e.g.) will span the entire months-long duration of the teleconference series! If you decide to use this “Add to calendar” feature, please manually edit (in Outlook or your email program) the duration and times for the four calls that will be part of the teleconference series for which you are registering.
  • If you wish to receive a confirmation of your teleconference registration via email, please click the “Email to Another Address” link on the confirmation page and enter your email address.

Spring 2018: General Managers/Associate Managing Directors, Budget Groups 4–6 Theatres

Moderator:
Corinne G. Deckard, General Manager, Asolo Repertory Theatre

This teleconference series is intended for General Managers or Associate Managing Directors at larger theatres, those with annual expenses of $3 million or greater. Only one person per theatre may register, and registration is open only to staff members at TCG Member Theatres. Participants are encouraged to register early, as space is limited and registrations are accepted on a first come, first served basis. If you have any questions, email education & collective action associate Greg Cooper.

Registration Fee: $75
Registration for this teleconference series has now closed.

Dates:
To accommodate more participants and also keep the calls to a manageable size, we are now offering a second track for General Managers/Associate Managing Directors of theatres with annual expenses of $3 million or greater. Please note, depending on registration numbers, we may change the division of theatres between tracks. We will alert all participants in advance of any changes. All teleconferences last one hour and begin at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, unless otherwise noted.

Track A Track B
Tuesday, April 24 Thursday, April 26
Tuesday, May 15 Thursday, May 17
Tuesday, June 5 Thursday, June 7
Tuesday, June 26 Thursday, June 21 *This call will be from 4:00–5:00 p.m. EDT.
   

Helpful Registration Tips:

  • You will need to log in to register. When prompted, please use the email address associated with your work.
  • If you have any login issues, please email info@tcg.org.
  • You must pay the $75 registration fee by credit card.
  • If you click “Add to calendar” during the registration process, the event that will appear in your calendar (Outlook, e.g.) will span the entire months-long duration of the teleconference series! If you decide to use this “Add to calendar” feature, please manually edit (in Outlook or your email program) the duration and times for the four calls that will be part of the teleconference series for which you are registering.
  • If you wish to receive a confirmation of your teleconference registration via email, please click the “Email to Another Address” link on the confirmation page and enter your email address.

Moderator Bios

Moderator for Managing Leaders, Budget Groups 1–3 Theatres
Elizabeth K. Auman, Managing Director
TimeLine Theatre Company

Elizabeth joined TimeLine Theatre in October 2007 and since then has overseen a tripling of TimeLine’s budget; the largest capital improvements in the company’s history; extended runs of multiple shows; the expansion of TimeLine’s programming to additional venues, most recently Bakersfield Mist, Spill, My Name Is Asher Lev, and The Normal Heart at Stage 773 and To Master the Art at the Broadway Playhouse; and multiple awards for excellence in arts management, including the 2016 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions.

Prior to TimeLine, Elizabeth spent 15 years at Victory Gardens Theater, the last 12 as general manager. During that time she helped guide Victory Gardens through major transitions and accomplishments, including budget growth from $1.2 million to $3 million, an $11.8 million capital campaign, receipt of the Tony Award for Regional Theatre in 2001, and the move to the Biograph Theater. She also has held administrative positions at Chicago Shakespeare and DePaul University’s Blackstone Theatre (now the Merle Reskin Theatre).

She has a BFA degree in theatre from Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington and was the recipient of Eclipse Theatre’s 2010 Corona Award.

Moderator for General Managers/Associate Managing Directors,
Budget Groups 4–6 Theatres

Corinne G. Deckard, General Manager
Asolo Repertory Theatre

Corinne Gabrielson Deckard is in her fifteenth season at Asolo Repertory Theatre. At Asolo Rep, she has served as artistic administration, assistant managing director, and as general manager since 2014. Corinne holds a Master of Fine Arts in theatre management & arts administration from The University of Alabama/Alabama Shakespeare Festival. She completed her undergraduate work at the University of Florida with a BA in theatre with a minor in business administration. Corinne serves on Sarasota County’s North Trail Redevelopment Partnership; the Artspace SRQ Marketing Task Force; and the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee of the League of Resident Theatres.

Theatre Professionals Teleconferences Archives

For Theatre Professionals Teleconferences Archives, which include program information dating back to Fall 1999 and moderator information dating from Fall 2010, click here.

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