APASO: Maximizing Collective Strategies in Difficult Times

New York City, February 10-12, 2005

About the Program:

TCG, in collaboration with ART/New York, High 5 Tickets to the Arts, New Jersey Theatre Alliance and Theatre Development Fund, hosted the conference, Maximizing Collective Strategies in Difficult Times, for APASO (Association of Performing Arts Service Organizations.) The conference contained plenary sessions and breakouts and focused on a number of topics which included: marketing strategies, new techniques in advocacy efforts, innovative collaborations and partnerships and healthcare issues for arts service organizations. Participation was open to all not-for-profit performing arts service organization that were a part of the APASO network.

Click here for a sample agenda.

Please email Chris Shuff with any questions about this program.

Keynote Speakers:

Kate Levin (Commissioner, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs)
Robert Morrison (CEO/Chairman, Music for All Foundation)

Other Speakers:

Claudia Bach
Victoria Bailey
Ben Cameron
Eugene Carr
Joan Channick
Cara Chrisman
Ada Ciniglio
Joe Donlavey
Brad Erickson
Adam Forest
Tom Kaiden
Tonya Langford
Virginia P. Louloudes (Ginny)
John McEwen
Lynn Moffat
Norma Munn
Catherine Peterson
Ed Sengstack
Chris Shuff
Lisa Stevenson
Ken Weinberg
Jaan Whitehead

Program Calendar:

On Thursday, February 10, events were held at the Roundabout Theatre's American Airlines Theatre followed by a cocktail reception at TCG's headquarters.

On Friday, February 11, events were held at the Abingdon Theatre Company.

On Saturday, February 12, events were held at the Signature Theatre Company.