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Supported by Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Audience (R)Evolution Cohort Grants in the amount of $25,000, $75,000, and $200,000, plus additional general operating support equivalent to 30% of each award, will empower teams of three or more not-forprofit organizations to design and implement audience-engagement and community-development strategies together.
TCG announces the 2016 Round 4 Cycle A recipients of the Leadership U[niversity]—Continuing Ed program. Through the support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, grants of up to $5,000 will support nine mid-career and veteran theatre professionals at TCG Member Theatres for learning opportunities to advance their leadership skills.
The Spotlight On Series features the voices of the current recipients of the Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships and the Leadership U[niversity] One-on-One Program, as well as the four finalists for the Alan Schneider Director Award.
Did you miss the 2016 TCG National Conference: Theatre Nation, or did you attend and now want to revisit some of your favorite highlights? Thanks to HowlRound, our archive video page now features videos from key plenary and breakout sessions.
Inspired by the 2016 Global Pre-Conference in Washington, DC, the Global Theater Initiative (GTI) is hosting an essay salon on the theme of the Pre-Conference, Finding Home: Migration, Exile, and Belonging.
The Obama administration has finalized new rules increasing the number of workers eligible to receive overtime compensation. The new requirements will take effect on December 1, 2016, and will raise the threshold for overtime compensation. Learn more about what this shift means for not-for-profit theatres here.
Supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Global Connections encourages reciprocity and cultural exchange through two programs: ON the ROAD grants to foster new relationships with international colleagues, and IN the LAB grants to further pre-existing international collaborations. Now in its fifth year, the Global Connections program awarded a total of $70,000 to ten projects in this year's cycle.
The Wallace Foundation has released a video of market research expert Bob Harlow presenting at the 2016 Arts Reach conference on how arts organizations can use qualitative and quantitative research to attract and retain new audiences. Find more audience-building strategies from Wallace Foundation at the Audience (R)Evolution hub here.
TCG's first-ever artist-in-residence Maurice Decaul will lead the newly launched Veterans and Theatre Institute (VTI), a pilot program for veterans and active military personnel to experience, study, and create theatre. By developing unique curricula for four communities through engagement with military and community partners, VTI will build sustainable relationships among veterans and the theatre community.
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 June, Carol Van Keuren, director of advertising, has selected We're Gonna Die by Young Jean Lee, and here’s why.