TRU's April Panel Secrets of Successful Not-for-Profits: How to Keep Your Theater Company Going and Growing
7:30 – 9:30PM
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the April panel, Secrets of Successful Not-for-Profits: How to Keep Your Theater Company Going and Growing, on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 7:30pm at The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street, 3rd Floor Loft Theatre, NYC. Doors open at 7pm for networking and refreshments; roundtable introductions of everyone in the room will start at 7:30pm.
Panel will include Joe Brancato, founding artistic director of Penguin Repertory Theatre; Luis Reyes Cardenas, co-founder and co-artistic director of Open Hydrant Theatre Company; James Morgan, producing artistic director York Theatre Company; Cara Reichel, artistic director of Prospect Theatre; plus others to be announced.
The sweat and inspiration it takes to start a theater company is daunting enough in itself. How do you keep your company vital and relevant from year to year? Starting out, a strong and specific mission statement can help you establish yourself. But sometimes your mission needs to evolve and change. How do you find your audience? Where does the money come from to keep going? Partnerships are an important part of survival. How can you effectively partner without compromising your identity? What strategies have been useful in the growth of the companies you will be meeting? Come learn their secrets of success, the ones they planned for and the surprises along the way.
Admission is $12 (free for TRU members). You may now pay in advance and save $2 – click here to pay $10 for the panel, which will also count as your reservation. Please RSVP at least a day in advance (or much sooner) for reservations: 212/714-7628; or e-mail TRUStaff1@gmail.com. Doors open at 7:00pm for networking and refreshments, roundtable introductions of everyone in the room will start at 7:30pm - come prepared with your best half-minute summary of who you are, and what you need.