2009 TCG National Conference - Full Schedule





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Thursday, June 4th









12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Registration Officially Open
Fayette Lobby

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM


Contemporary Folk: An Introduction to Breakin' and Exploration of Future Aesthetic
HF: Rehearsal Room 2
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Mama Spider's Big Web
HF: Rehearsal Room 1

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM


TCG's Brain Bank - Where Knowledge Earns Interest
Various

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Vendor Fair Open
North 1 Lobby
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Orientation for First-Time Conference Attendees
1: M & T Bank Pavilion
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
E-mail Power Strategies for the Arts
B: Chorus Dressing Room 1
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
How to Find and Access Non-NEA Federal Stimulus Funding
1: Hipp Café
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM


Loyalty, Retention and Lifetime Value of a Patron: Sustainable Growth in the 21st Century
2: Lexus VIP Lounge
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Pricing Strategies for Income Growth
Musician's Room
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM


What Managing Directors Need to Know
Green Room
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Institutional Messaging that Resonates: Making Your Case Among Many “Worthy Causes”
B: Wardrobe Room
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The Box Office/Marketing Partnership: Successful Audience Building Strategies in a Challenging Economic Climate
B: Chorus Dressing Room 2
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM


Donor Cultivation and Fundraising Benchmarking/Goal Setting
B: Chorus Dressing Room 4
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
New Trends in Media: A View from the Actor’s Side of the Lens
B: Chorus Dressing Room 3
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Budget Group 1 ($50,000 - $499,999)
2: Lexus VIP Lounge
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Budget Group 2 ($500,000 - $999,999)
1: Green Room
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Budget Group 3 ($1,000,000 - $2,999,999)
3: Third Floor North Lobby

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM


Budget Group 4 ($3,000,000 - $4,999,999)
B: Musician’s Room
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Budget Group 5 ($5,000,000 - $9,999,999)
B: Wardrobe Room
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Budget Group 6 ($10,000,000 and up)
1: M & T Bank Pavilion

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Individual Artists
3: Third Floor South Lobby
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Universities
B: Chorus Room 1
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Welcoming and Opening Plenary:
Hippodrome Theatre
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Opening Reception
American Visionary Art Museum

Friday, June 5th






























8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Continental Breakfast
at Pavilion
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Registration Open
at Fayette Lobby
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Vendor Fair Open
at North 1 Lobby
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Trustee Breakfast
at Top of the World
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Budget Group 1 ($50,000 and $499,999)
at 2: Lexus VIP Lounge
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Budget Group 2 ($500,000 and $999,999)
at Green Room
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Budget Group 3 ($1,000,000 and $2,999,999)
at 3: Third Floor North Lobby
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Budget Group 4 ($3,000,000 and $4,999,999)
at B: Musician’s Room
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Budget Group 5 ($5,000,000 and $9,999,999)
at B: Wardrobe Room
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Budget Group 6 ($10,000,00 and up)
at 1: M & T Bank Pavilion
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Individual Artists
at Second Floor North Lobby
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Universities
at B: Chorus Dressing Room 1
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Book Signing: Jo Carson signs Liars, Thieves and Other Sinners and Spider Speculations
at 1: First Floor North Lobby
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Plenary Session: "Generational Perspectives," Nadira Hira
at Hippodrome Theatre

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch


12:30 PM - 1:30 PM


Lunch with the NEA
at 2: Second Floor South Lobby


12:30 PM - 1:30 PM




TCG's Brain Bank - Where Knowledge Earns Interest
at Various


1:45 PM - 3:15 PM




Addressing Burnout
at B: Chorus Dressing Room 2


1:45 PM - 3:15 PM




Managing Critical Stakeholders Through Crisis
at 2: Lexus VIP Lounge


1:45 PM - 3:15 PM


Civic Theatre: Performance, Participation and Public Policy
at HF: Rehearsal Room 2



1:45 PM - 3:15 PM




Creating an Inclusive Workplace
at 1: Hipp Café



1:45 PM - 3:15 PM




Creative Community: Story Circles with John O’Neal
at HF: Rehearsal Room 1



1:45 PM - 3:15 PM




Getting Back to the Art: Putting the Artist at the Center
at 1: M & T Bank Pavilion



1:45 PM - 3:15 PM




Giving Voice to a New Generation
at 3: Third Floor South Lobby


1:45 PM - 3:15 PM




Shared Origins, Shared Challenges: Learning from an Allied Field
at 3: Third Floor North Lobby


1:45 PM - 3:15 PM



Breaking out of the Mold
at 2: Second Floor South Lobby




1:45 PM - 3:15 PM



Y our Endowment and the Law
at B: Chorus Dressing Room 4



1:45 PM - 3:15 PM



Business Unusual: Lessons in Innovation from the Theatre Field
at B: Musician’s Room



1:45 PM - 3:15 PM




Staying Afloat in Rough Waters: Mergers and Strategic Partnerships
at 1: Green Room


1:45 PM - 3:15 PM




The Impact of the Current Climate on Culturally Specific Theatres
at 2: Fayette Lobby


1:45 PM - 3:15 PM


The Playwrights' Journey: Derailed in Production
at 1: Conference Room


1:45 PM - 3:15 PM




Theatre in Conflict Zones
at B: Chorus Dressing Room 3






1:45 PM - 3:15 PM



Trend versus Trendy: Focusing Your Online Fundraising Resources
at B: Wardrobe Room



1:45 PM - 3:15 PM




Managing Demand: Making the Price Right
at B: Chorus Dressing Room 1










1:45 PM - 3:15 PM




Casting the 21st Century Board
at 1: First Floor South Lobby




4:00 PM - 6:00 PM




Plenary Session: If I ran the...TCG Member Theatre
at Hippodrome Theatre



6:00 PM - 6:45 PM




Performance of Sinnar Crucible (Melting Pot), Albugaa Theatre (Sudan)
at 1: M & T Bank Pavilion


6:30 PM - 8:30 PM


Spotlight On… Reception
at 2: Second Floor South Lobby


6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Dine-A-Rounds
at Various




6:30 PM - 9:30 PM



Dine-A-Round: Maryland Ensemble Theatre @ Mount Vernon Stable & Saloon
at Fayette Lobby




6:30 PM - 9:30 PM



Dine-A-Round: Single Carrot Theatre @ Joe Squared
at Fayette Lobby




6:30 PM - 9:30 PM



Dine-A-Round: The Theatre Project @ The Brewer's Art
at Fayette Lobby




6:30 PM - 9:30 PM


Dine-A-Round: Everyman Theatre @ Lucy's
at Fayette Lobby



6:30 PM - 9:30 PM


Dine-A-Round: Liz Lerman and Jon Spelman @ Fells Point
at Fayette Lobby


10:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Late Night Event

at Maryland Institute College of Art


Saturday, June 6th




































8:00 AM - 1:30 PM


Registration Open
at Fayette Lobby




8:00 AM - 9:00 AM


Continental Breakfast
at 1: First Floor North Lobby

8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Vendor Fair
at North 1 Lobby


8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Budget Group 1 ($50,000-$499,999)
at 2: Lexus VIP Lounge


8:00 AM - 9:00 AM


Budget Group 2 ($500,000-$999,999)
at 1: Green Room


8:00 AM - 9:00 AM


Budget Group 3 ($1,000,000-$2,999,999)
at 3: Third Floor North Lobby

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM


Budget Group 4 ($3,000,000-$4,999,999)
at B: Musician’s Room



8:00 AM - 9:00 AM


Budget Group 5 ($5,000,000-$9,999,999)
at B: Wardrobe Room


8:00 AM - 9:00 AM


Budget Group 6 ($10,000,000 and up)
at 1: M & T Bank Pavilion



8:00 AM - 9:00 AM


Individual Artists

at 3: Third Floor South Lobby




8:00 AM - 9:00 AM



Universities
at B: Chorus Dressing Room 1



9:00 AM - 10:30 AM


The FCC/White Spaces/and Living with a New Generation of Electronic Devices!
at 1: Loading Dock Foyer



9:00 AM - 10:30 AM



The Impact of Research: What Drives Your Audience?
at B: Chorus Dressing Room 1


9:00 AM - 10:30 AM


To Re-power, Rebuild, and Inspire: Theatres, Climate Change, and the New Green Economy

at b : Chorus Dressing Room 3




9:00 AM - 10:30 AM


When Worlds Collide: Bridging the Gap Between Artistic and Administration

at 3: Third Floor North Lobby




9:00 AM - 10:30 AM




Theatre and College/University Partnerships: Mutual Poverty Drives Mutually Beneficial Relationships
at 1: Loading Dock


9:00 AM - 10:30 AM


A New Landscape: Theatre Boards Today
at 1: M & T Bank Pavilion



9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Addressing Burnout
at B: Chorus Dressing Room 2


9:00 AM - 10:30 AM


Can a Ping Feed a Blog to a Tweet?
at 1: Green Room



9:00 AM - 10:30 AM


Founders, Succession and the Delusional Myth of Retirement
at 2: Fayette Lobby


9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Creating an Inclusive Workplace
at 1: Hipp Café



9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Marketing Strategies for a Difficult Economy
at B: Musician’s Room


9:00 AM - 10:30 AM


Aesthetic Diversity and Expanding Horizons for 21st Century Theatre
at 3: Third Floor South Lobby

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM


Creative Community: Story Circles with John O'Neal
at HF: Rehearsal Room 1


9:00 AM - 10:30 AM


Arts Education Models for Future Generations: Dissemination and Evaluation Strategies
at B: Wardrobe Room

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM


Development in the Downturn
at HF : Rehearsal room 2
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Reaching Beyond Our Borders: The Case for Cultural Exchange
at 2: Sececond Floor South Lobby


9:00 AM - 10:30 AM


New Plays Today: Two Studies
at Rehearsal Room 2
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Philanthropy in the New Landscape
at 1: conference room
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Taking the Temperature of Independent Artists: a.k.a. Managing Human Services for Performing Arts & Entertainment Professionals
at B: Chorus Dressing Room 4
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Plenary Session: "The Road Ahead," Andrew Zolli
at Hippodrome Theatre
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

TCG's Brain Bank - Where Knowledge Earns Interest
at Various


12:30 PM - 1:30 PM


The Confersation Continues--New Play Today: Two Studies
at 2: Fayette Lobby


12:30 PM - 1:30 PM



You've Cott Lunch!
at 1: Conference Room


12:30 PM - 1:30 PM


Fundraising Professionals Lunch
at 1: Green Room


1:45 PM - 2:45 PM


Plenary Session: Conversations with Anne
at Hippodrome Theatre


2:45 PM - 3:30 PM


Closing Session
at Hippodrome Theatre


3:30 PM - 4:30 PM


Closing Reception
at 1: M & T Bank Pavilion


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