INDUSTRY PANEL: CREATIVE FUNDRAISING AND THE BENEFIT OF BENEFITS

Genre: Other
Hosted by Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and Back Stage

Discussion points are:
• The elements of a successful fundraiser;
• Cost-effective ways to generate donated income for your company;
• How to develop partnerships with charities to increase your donor base; and
• How to maintain an effective cost-to-profit ratio.

The panel will be co-moderated by Sherry Eaker, editor-at-large of Back Stage.
About the Company: Theatre Resources Unlimited

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) is a twenty-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 theater. 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 New Musicals Reading Series, new works series in which TRU underwrites developmental readings to nurture new works as well as new producers for theater; offers a Producer Development & Mentorship Program whose mentors are among the most prominent producers and general managers in New York theater; and also presents Producer Boot Camp workshops to help aspirants develop the business skills they need. In addition to new works development and the speed date, TRU serves writers through a Practical Playwriting Workshop and a Director-Writer Communications Lab.

Programs of Theater Resources Unlimited are supported in part by public funds awarded through the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, as well as generous support from the Friar’s National Foundation Association.

For more information about TRU membership and programs, visitwww.truonline.org or call 212-714-7628.

Open:   03/26/08
Close:   03/26/08

Schedule:
Doors open at 7:00pm for networking and refreshments, panel starts promptly at 7:30pm.
Theater:   Players Theatre
Address:   115 MacDougal Street
New York, NY
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Take the A, C E or F trains to West 4th Street

Cost:FREE for TRU members, $10 non-members
Company: Theatre Resources Unlimited         Official Web Site: www.truonline.org