|Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents their annual and extremely popular Raising Money for Theater: Who, How and When to Ask” workshop, on Saturday, February 6th, 2016 from 10am to 6pm at The Playroom Theatre, 151 W. 46th Street, 11th floor, NYC.
Broadway producer Michael Alden and producer/general manager Carl White of Martian Entertainment have joined the amazing lineup of theater professionals sharing their knowledge and secrets this Saturday!
Get the new year started right – take those theater projects off the back burner and move ahead. For producers and self-producing artists, that means finding the money and resources to bring your shows into production. We invite you to acquire some basic tools and crucial information that will help you to function effectively in hard times and the better days that are on the way. From pitching techniques and presentation skills to effective business planning and legal requirements (including a special segment about the new tax laws and the JOBS Act and how they impact theater), plus a wealth of first-hand experience from producers who are currently active in the Broadway and off-Broadway worlds, this promises to be an informative, empowering and inspiring day.
Workshop faculty will include Broadway producers Michael Alden (Disgraced, Becoming Dr. Ruth, Grey Gardens, The King’s Speech on stage, Bat Boy), Jane Dubin (An American in Paris, Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, Peter and the Starcatcher, Ann, The 39 Steps), RK Greene (Peter & the Starcatcher, A Time to Kill, Cougar, Room Service), Jeremy Handelman (On the Town, [email protected] Up Everything),producer/investor James Simon (Hand to God, Something Rotten, Pippin), Tony Award®-winning entertainment producer and general manager Carl White (The Normal Heart, A Time To Kill, On A Clear Day, The Best Man, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, The Tempermentals, Bash’d!, Naked Boys Singing!, and founder of Martian Entertainment); plus attorneys Lisaroxanne Walters and Erach Screwvala, and financial advisor Bailie Slevin.
For more information on the curriculum and for complete faculty bios plus an application, visit: http://truonline.org/BootCampMoney16.htm.
To download an application as a web page, visit http://truonline.org/BootCampApp.htm.
Cost: $175($25 off for all current paid TRU members).
For complete fee structure and pricing options go to http://truonline.org/store.html#money.
You may send a check to: Theater Resources Unlimited, 309 W. 104th Street 1D, NYC NY 10025.
On-line payment (Paypal or credit card) at www.truonline.org/store.html#money.
The Playroom Theatre is located at 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, New York City, 10036.
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) is a twenty-four year old 501c3 nonprofit organization created to help producers produce, emerging theater companies to emerge healthily and all theater professionals to understand and navigate the business of theater. Membership includes self-producing artists as well as career producers and theater companies.
TRU publishes an email community newsletter of services, goods and productions; presents the TRU VOICES Annual New Play Reading Series and Annual New Musicals Reading Series, two new works series in which TRU underwrites developmental readings to nurture new shows as well as new producers for theater; TRU offers a Producer Development & Mentorship Program whose mentors are among the most prominent producers and general managers in New York Theater, and also presents Producer Boot Camp workshops to help aspirants develop the business skills they need. TRU serves writers through a Writer-Producer Speed Date, a Practical Playwriting Workshop and a Director-Writer Communications Lab; programs for actors include the Annual Combined Audition and quarterly
Resource Nights and “Speed Dating” as well as free monthly actor workshops.
Programs of Theater Resources Unlimited are supported in part by public funds awarded through the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, 9th district Council Member Inez Dickens; and with support from the Montage Foundation and the Friars National Association Foundation.
For more information about TRU membership and programs, visitwww.truonline.orgor call (212) 714-7628.