The Network for Emerging Leaders in the Theatre

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Watch past meetings on YouTube
Watch past meetings on YouTube
It’s nice to know I’m not alone in this big city!
Joshua Kelley, TIN Alum Pace University
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Just starting your theatre career? Join us!
Just starting your theatre career? Join us!

Professional and educational advancement through The Wing’s expert network

About The Network

The Network provides emerging and developing theatre professionals advanced education, networking opportunities, and tools for career advancement within a supportive creative community.

New York City is full of theatre professionals, each with their own vision for creating or supporting important work. The Network connects students, interns, and young professionals to senior players, theatre companies, and prestigious organizations across the nation. Our network provides exclusive events, seminars, panels, and networking opportunities, fostering a community for building relationships with peers and professionals.

The Network is currently hosting all panel discussions via Zoom webinar. To learn more about attending Network meetings and events, please contact Melissa Cabrero at melissa@americantheatrewing.org.

 

Next Meeting: TBD

Watch the Latest Webinar On Demand

You can watch this and past webinars, in their entirety, on our official YouTube channel.

 

This Network meeting discussed how digital theatre content is devised from client direction, to supporting strategy, to delivery on designated platforms. Our panel of creative industry professionals shared a look inside how ideas become reality, link strategy to product, and connect theatre audiences to a brand.  We delved into the ways content creation has transformed in theatre before and during quarantine, while sharing tools and tactics you can use from home to engage your audiences.

Moderator:
Ian Weiss, Senior Director of Digital Content Marketing & Strategy, American Theatre Wing

Panelists:
Crystal Chase, Digital Content Producer/Strategy Consultant
Aaron Coleman
, Associate Creative Director, AKA
Jim Glaub
, Owner & Founder, Super Awesome Friends

The panel discussion is part of the Wing’s National COVID-19 Response Effort, which includes brand new, rapid funding mechanisms to help support and sustain the theatre community at both the local and national level, as well as a series of new, online educational offerings to continue its mission of enriching and empowering students and emerging leaders.

Join the Next Virtual Webinar
The Network will be hosting panel discussions via Zoom webinar. To learn more about attending Network meetings and events, please contact Melissa Cabrero at melissa@americantheatrewing.org.

Past Network Topics have included:

  • Community Outreach Programming
  • Press & Publicity
  • Marketing
  • Immersive Theatre
  • Company Management
  • Theatre Education Programming for Schools
  • Development – Individual Giving
  • Pitch Perfect: How to Ace the Job Interview
  • Social Media and Audience Engagement
  • Producing
  • Working in Casting
  • Licensing & Theatrical Rights
  • New Work Development
  • Production Management

The Network is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

The A.R.T./New York Internship Fair In Partnership with the American Theatre Wing

The  A.R.T./New York Theatre Internship Fair, in partnership with American Theatre Wing, is an opportunity for students interested in a life in the theatre to meet and greet with over 60 nonprofit theatre companies in New York City. All theatre companies present at the fair are seeking interns to support their work in fields such as production, marketing, fundraising, general management, and more. While companies are offering internships for the upcoming Summer and Fall semesters, students can also find more immediate placement.

The Alliance of Resident Theatres / New York (A.R.T./New York) is the service and advocacy organization for over 350 not-for-profit theatres located throughout New York City.

Contact Us

The American Theatre Wing welcomes your questions, opinions and concerns.

Support The Network

The Network is made possible through the generosity of our donors. Here are some ways your support could enrich this program:

  • $10,000 can sponsor the program for an entire season
  • $5,000 could pay for the annual Theatre Internship Fair
  • $2,500 could send these emerging theatre leaders to a Broadway show and talkback
  • $1,000 could underwrite a semi-annual networking mixer
  • $500 could sponsor a meeting, including a panel discussion and pizza dinner
  • A donation in any amount helps develop the next generation of theatre industry leaders

To support this program, simply click on the button below and select “The Network for Emerging Leaders in the Theatre” after you enter your name and address, or call us at 212-765-0606.