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Tools & Research
TCG conducts research to assess the changing needs and conditions of the theatre community, provides information resources through publications and events and offers professional development opportunities to theatre managers and trustees.
The National Employment Bulletin for the Arts.
An online compendium of information about TCG member theatres and their productions, going back to 1995. Each completed profile contains a wealth of information accessible in ways never before possible when in book form.
Based upon TCG's annual Fiscal Survey, Theatre Facts is the only document analyzing the national not-for-profit theatre field and is a vital advocacy and policy tool for trustees, foundation and corporation executives, policymakers and the national press.
In addition to our annual fiscal and salary surveys, TCG conducts periodic "Snapshot Surveys," participates in collaborative projects with other arts organizations and has a wide variety of other valuable resources available online.
Member Theatre Resources
This comprehensive annual survey, verified by an audit, collects a member theatre's balance sheet, detailed income statement and provides various examinations including personnel, attendance and ticket sales.
TCG conducts an annual survey of compensation levels within the field as a service to our members, with the intent of aiding artistic and managing directors in planning, budgeting and making critical personnel decisions.
TCG provides research and information to theatre education professionals, gives visibility to the work of the theatre education sector of the field and strives to provide professional development to the field.
TCG strives to improve the managerial expertise of our membership through regular professional development opportunities and events.