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Thursday, December 29, 2011

State Department Launches Online Portal by Laurie Baskin

The State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) has launched Cultural Crossroads, an online network that will provide arts practitioners and managers a venue fo…

SOURCE: Theatre Communications Group at 12:28PM
Wednesday, December 21, 2011

NORC Releases Final Report on Teaching Artists by Laurie Baskin

The National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago has released a landmark report on a three-year study of teaching artists (TAs) – artists who make teaching a part o…

SOURCE: Theatre Communications Group at 05:53PM
Tuesday, December 20, 2011

NEA Announces New Research on Artists in the Workforce by Laurie Baskin

This fall, the NEA announced new research regarding the status of artists in the American workforce.  Artists and Arts Workers in the United States offers the first combined analysis of art…

SOURCE: Theatre Communications Group at 10:46AM
Friday, December 16, 2011

Congress Approves NEA and Arts Education FY12 Funding by Laurie Baskin

On Friday, December 16, 2011, Congress approved a $146.255 million appropriation for the National Endowment for the Arts for FY12. The FY11 NEA appropriation was $155 million and this $9 mil…

SOURCE: Theatre Communications Group at 05:03PM
Wednesday, December 14, 2011

NEA Announces First Round of FY12 Art Works and Challenge America Grants by Laurie Baskin

The NEA has announced the first round of funding for FY12 totaling $22.543 million to support 863 grants to organizations and individual writers across the country. This round of funding is …

SOURCE: Theatre Communications Group at 10:47AM
Wednesday, November 30, 2011

The Stop Online Piracy Act by Laurie Baskin

The Internet and Intellectual Property House Bill: Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)/ Senate Bill: Protect IP Act (PIPA) A pair of bills intended to prevent online piracy – theft of intellect…

SOURCE: Theatre Communications Group at 03:08PM
Thursday, November 10, 2011

2011 Education Centerpiece (back to dreaming big) by Laurie Baskin

“But the overwhelming fact—the thing that just colors me happy—is that education directors, theatre artists involved in arts learning and artistic directors convened and discussed and …

SOURCE: Theatre Communications Group at 06:24PM
Monday, October 31, 2011

Learn More About Our Interns by Laurie Baskin

(Click here to watch the videos above) TCG has administered an Internship Program for many years, and this year it falls under our Education Department. We’ve worked to educate and inv…

SOURCE: Theatre Communications Group at 05:30PM
Friday, September 16, 2011

The President’s Jobs Bill and Nonprofits by Laurie Baskin

The good news: President Obama’s new jobs bill, released Monday, includes nonprofits in its tax credits that go to companies that hire veterans and long-term unemployed people. The tax cre…

SOURCE: Theatre Communications Group at 01:23PM
Monday, July 11, 2011

Prevent Further Cuts to the NEA and Elimination of Arts Education! by Laurie Baskin

No More Cuts! We need to stand up as a theatre community and let our voices be heard in Washington. I believe that it is vitally important that the federal government support the arts – th…

SOURCE: Theatre Communications Group at 10:35AM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards