Theatre Membership


BENEFITS

CONFERENCES PROVIDE PEER INTERCHANGE

GRANTS AND OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Eligibility to apply for all TCG grant programs (subject to each program's specific eligibility requirements), including New Generations Program; METLIFE/TCG A-ha! Program: Think It, Do It; Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships; and Global Connections travel grants.
  • Access to limited travel subsidies for selected TCG-sponsored conferences, seminars and workshops based on geographic location and need

RESEARCH & INFORMATION PROVIDE ESSENTIAL MANAGEMENT TOOLS

  • Access to Teresa Eyring's Weekly Briefing, a topical weekly email keeping you informed of latest developments at TCG and current issues in the field
  • Access to monthly TCG Bulletin online, containing management, governance, legislative and funding news, plus occasional topical Centerpieces
  • Access to TCG's Brain Bank: Where Knowledge Earns Interest, a new peer to peer consulting program that connects theatre leaders with expertise in various areas with other TCG members free of charge
  • Eligibility to participate in annual TCG Fiscal Survey, a comprehensive study of finances and production activity of the not-for-profit professional theatre, plus free access to online data for participants
  • Eligibility to participate in annual Salary Survey, plus free copy of survey report to participants
  • Eligibility to participate in periodic Snapshot Surveys on timely management and governance issues, including the Taking Your Fiscal Pulse Survey, Education Survey, Governing Boards Survey and Employee Benefits Survey
  • Access to research and advisory services on issues of concern, including TCG's data bank of financial and statistical information, and national mailing list

ADVOCACY ALLOWS YOUR VOICE TO BE HEARD IN WASHINGTON

  • TCG works in Washington, DC, and nationally to represent the theatre field and to provide timely information to theatres and theatre artists on federal legislation, regulations, and other significant government opportunities and issues
  • Special emails of timely Action Alerts on major issues requiring grassroots action
  • Representation by the Performing Arts Alliance, the Washington-based advocacy consortium co-founded by TCG to represent the performing arts at the federal level
  • Participation in TCG's grassroots public action network providing information and guidance on local advocacy efforts aimed at federal issues
  • Access to legislative and regulatory information

LISTINGS & ADVERTISING GIVE YOU NATIONAL VISIBILITY

PUBLICATIONS KEEP YOU INFORMED

  • Two free subscriptions to American Theatre magazine
  • Free online subscription to the ARTSEARCH
  • Special discount on all other TCG publications as well as on titles from other select publishers
  • Special bulk rates for publications ordered in quantity
  • Permission to reprint articles published in American Theatre magazine and other TCG publications (with advance notification and appropriate credit)

WEBSITE KEEPS YOU CONNECTED

  • Monthly email alerts when new editions of TCG Bulletin and Centerpieces are available
  • Online access to Fiscal Survey data for participating theatres
  • Access to a new online version of the TCG Membership Directory, allowing you access to the most current information on TCG members and the ability to search by location, budget group, special interests, etc
  • Detailed snapshot of theatre and production information in Theatre Profiles database, our online database, which includes theatre contact information, leadership and production history
  • Online access to all grant program guidelines and application materials
  • Online access to advocacy tools and resources

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS LINK YOU TO THE WORLD

  • Visa consultation letters from TCG and the U.S. Center of the International Theatre Institute (ITI) at no charge
  • Access to ITI's worldwide network of theatres and theatre professionals in 90 countries

PLUS OTHER VALUABLE BENEFITS

NOTE TO MEMBER THEATRES

TCG Member Theatres agree to publish in their programs and other printed materials:

______________ is a member of Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for the American theatre.

For more information, please contact Jennifer Cleary, Director of Membership.