Action Announcements :
Due to overwhelming response from the field, the 2010 National Conference in Chicago is completely SOLD OUT. We're so happy that so many theatre professionals from across the country will be joining us this year. For those unable to make it we hope you will continue to follow the conference events from afar through updates on this site and on all of our social media platforms. Follow us on twitter! #tcg2010. Make sure to mark your calendars for next year - Los Angeles - June 16-18, 2011!
Artistic Workshops Announced
Jose Rivera and Adrian Danzig from 500 Clown will launch this year's National Conference with workshops designed to open up attendees mind and body. Space is limited and interested attendees must sign up in advance to attend. Find full details on Conference 2.0 and sign up today... spots are going fast!
Jonah Lehrer Announced as Conference Keynote
Jonah Lehrer, author of Proust Was a Neuroscientist and the instant bestseller, How We Decide will present “How We Decide: the New Science of Decision Making” as the keynote address of the 2010 National Conference. Lehrer has been called "something of a popular science prodigy," by The New York Times, is a graduate from Columbia University, studied at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar and has been hailed as "an important new thinker" by The Los Angeles Times.(updated 04/08/10)
Senior Artist Discount Announced
Invited Artists over the age of 65 and not affiliated with a member organization are now eligible to recieve a 20% discount off regular registration rates. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for details on how to take advantage of this offer.
NET Pre-conference Location Announced
The NET Pre-conference, NETWorks: The ABCs of Today's Creative Touring Partnerships, will be held at the Lookingglass Theatre located in the Chicago Water Tower Water Works from 9am to 5pm on June 16. Anyone can attend. Register here!
TCG Award Nominations!
The annual TCG Awards are a vital part of acknowledging unyielding commitment and artistic contributions to the theatre field. Since 2001, the TCG Awards have saluted extraordinary dedication to the United States theatre community. These honors will be presented again at the 2010 TCG National Conference in Chicago. TCG strives to cultivate and celebrate the artistic talent and achievements of the theatre field and promote a larger public understanding of and appreciation for the theatre. It is up to the TCG community to call our attention to artists and funders who are shaping the theatre field and leading it into the future. Each TCG member theatre is urged to nominate one honoree in each award category. The nomination deadline is February 16. Click here for Nomination guidelines and forms.
Call for Conference Session Proposals.
Want to share your experience and expertise? We are calling all practitioners, developers and innovators across the field to submit proposals sharing their knowledge and experiences through presentations and discussion focused on our conference theme. This year’s Conference, Ideas into Action, will follow four main tracks: artists and artistry, the arts education continuum, race and gender and the creative ecology. We also encourage proposals focused on the day-to-day challenges faced by our members. Submission deadline is February 12, click here for proposal guidelines and materials.