TRU to Offer Mediation Techniques for Producers, 3/9
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) in association with JAMS (Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services) presents Mediation Techniques for Producers on Sunday, March 9, 2014 from 12-4:30pm at JAMS Conference Room, The New York Times Building, 620 Eighth Avenue (btw. 40th and 41st St.), 34th floor. The cost to participate is $75 ($60 for TRU members), and includes a light lunch. Discounts are available to anyone accepted in a number of upcoming festivals and to students. Email TRUStaff1@gmail.com for a discount code. To purchase a ticket visit www.truonline.org/store.html#mediation, or send a check to Theater Resources Unlimited, 309 W. 104th Street 1D, NYC NY 10025. This workshop will be limited to 25 participants.
Taught by attorney/mediator Eric S. Goldman, with a panel of commercial Broadway producers, this invaluable workshop will offer techniques for communicating effectively and productively as you embark on sensitive artistic relationships, as well as offer guidance and clues about finding colleagues who will work collaboratively. For further details, visit http://truonline.org/MediationLab14.htm.
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) is a twenty-two 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 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; TRU 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. TRU serves writers through a Writer-Producer Speed Date, a Practical Playwriting Workshop and a Director-Writer Communications Lab; programs for actors include an Annual Combined Audition, scheduled for April 5th and 6th this year, and quarterly Resource Nights and "Speed Dating" as well as free monthly actor workshops, in partnership with Weist-Barron Studios.
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 New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, 9th district Council Member Inez Dickens and Council Member Christine Quinn; The Montage Foundation, as well as support from the Friar's National Foundation Association.