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The Network for Emerging Leaders in the Theatre

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
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 IG Live.

What to Expect

  • The day of the meeting, you’ll head to Instagram to join our IG Live. Be prepared to take notes!
  • Only panelists will be on screen, but you’ll have the chance to ask questions LIVE via the chat.
  • Once you RSVP, you’ll receive an email and/or a text message on the day of the Live.

Future Meetings:

Creating Your Own Career

Tuesday, April 11th at 2pm ET on Instagram Live

Journalist Shoshana (@bwaySHO) and YouTuber/musician Howard Ho (@howardwho) discuss parlaying their love of theatre into full-fledged careers of their own design.


About the Panelists

Shoshana is a theatre reporter and photographer for bwaySHO, a company she created to make theatre more accessible. You can watch her coverage on @bwaySHO across platforms, including Broadway and Off-Broadway Opening Nights, Galas and Award SHOs, Free Theatre Performances, Special Events and more. Shoshana’s coverage of Broadway in Bryant Park is especially notable, with two of her Beetlejuice videos reaching over 1 Million views. She looks forward to connecting with all of you. See you at the SHO!

Howard Ho is a writer, composer and Youtuber. His Youtube channel ( dissecting the music of musical theatre has over 100,000 subscribers and has been recognized by Lin-Manuel Miranda. His play VARIOUS EMPORIA was a 2017 O’Neill National Playwrights Finalist as well as a Finalist in the ScreenCraft Stage Play Competition. His short musical END OF THE LINE (co-written with Kristen Rea and Chris Edgar) was a Finalist in The Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival, published in Theatre Now New York’s Short Musical Anthology and is currently licensed by Musical Theatre International. His journalism has been published in the LA Times, Entertainment Weekly, Howlround, and American Theatre magazine. He has sound designed over 50 theatrical productions and has been nominated twice for Ovation Awards in sound design. He’s studied improv with Freestyle Love Supreme and Cold Tofu and holds degrees from UCLA & USC.

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You can watch past Network meetings, in their entirety,  on our official YouTube channel and on our Instagram Account

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The Network will be hosting panel discussions via Zoom webinar. To learn more about attending Network meetings and events, subscribe to our newsletter.

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
  • Funding Performance Arts

The Network is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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.