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Applications for TRU Producer Mentorship and Development Program

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 6:30PM

Polaris North

  • Aug 2019

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    6:30PM

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Applications for TRU Producer Mentorship and Development Program

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 6:30PM

New York, NY , United States of America




Theater
Resources Unlimited

now
accepting applications for the

TRU
Producer Mentorship & Development Program

 

Theater
Resources Unlimited (TRU)
 is
now accepting 
applications
for the 2019-20 TRU Producer Mentorship & Development
Program, 
deadline September
1, 2019 
for
both the Foundations Class and Master Class
Questions
about the program? Come to a Free Introduction to the program and
meet the program directors on Tuesday evening August 20th, 6:30 to
9:00. For more information or to make a reservation, please
visit: https://truonline.org/events/intro-to-pdmp-2019-20/

 

Whether
you produce because you love it, or because you want to create
opportunities to showcase your talents, here's a monthly program to
keep you focused and introduce you to a community of peers. Apply to
the premier program of TRU, offering ongoing training for serious
producers and self-producing artists: the Producer Development &
Mentorship Program, created in collaboration with 4-time Tony winning
producer Cheryl Wiesenfeld (Ain't Too Proud, The
Heidi Chronicles
RockyAll the WayThe
Gershwin's Porgy & Bess
Vanya & Sonya &
Masha & Spike
Elaine Stritch: At LibertyThe
Exonerated
), providing ongoing support and education for
producers at all levels of experience. The program consists of two
levels:

 

The
2019-20 FOUNDATIONS 
will be led by
producer/consultant/former general manager R. Erin Craig of
La Vie Productions (Himself and NoraStalking the
Bogeyman
Mr Rickey Calls A
Meeting
; Austen's PrideAcademyRight
Before I Go
 benefit in October 2017).

 

The
2019-20 MASTER CLASS
 for Foundations graduates and other
eligible candidates will be led by Broadway producers Jane
Dubin 
(Tony winning The PromThe Norman
Conquests
Farinelli and the KingBandstandPeter
and the Starcatcher
 and An American in
Paris
; plus Absolute Brightness of Leonard
Pelkey
The 39 StepsAnn; upcoming: The
Prom
Fingersmith) and Rachel Weinstein (The
Ferryman
Dear Evan HansenDisgracedTheHeiress with
Jessica Chastain, An American in Paris; upcoming: Jagged
Little Pill
The Ferrymen).

 

Submissions
for 2019-20 PDMP Foundations Class
 will be accepted now
through September 1, 2019. Foundations Class is $295 for new members,
$245 for returning members and students (submit valid ID with
application). The program will meet one evening of each month (to be
confirmed) from September through June - that's 10 sessions ($29.50
per session). You must also be a paid member of TRU, currently
$95/year.

Submissions for 2019-20 Master Class will
be accepted now through September 1, 2019. Master Class is $425
for new members. Limited to 12 full participants. (Adjunct
memberships available - you attend all sessions on a
non-participating auditor basis, $295.) Meets once a month,
mostly Mondays, from September thru June - that's 9 sessions ($50 per
session). You must also be a paid member of TRU, currently
$95/year.

 

Candidates
may be asked to come in and interview. Start date for classes will be
announced soon.

 

Theater
Resources Unlimited
 (TRU) is the leading network for
developing theater professionals,
 a

twenty-seven
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

the
arts. 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; offers a Producer Development &
Mentorship Program taught by prominent producers and general managers
in New York theater, and also presents Producer Boot Camp workshops
to help aspirants develop business skills. TRU serves writers through
a Writer-Producer Speed Date, a Practical Playwriting Workshop, How
to Write a Musical That Works and a Director-Writer Communications
Lab; programs for actors include the Annual Combined Audition. 

 

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, as well as the Montage Foundation and the Leibowitz
Greenway Foundation. 

 

For
more information about TRU membership and programs,
visit www.truonline.org.

 

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