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Thursday, March 29, 2018

The Business of Theater Workshop

No matter your role in a production, it is vital that you know who the players are in any theater company. Learn who's who, what they do, and how decisions are made in both commercial and nonprofit institutions - which could be the difference between getting hired back or not.

Instructor: Dean Carpenter (General Manager, Primary Stages)
Saturday, April 21 from 1:00pm – 5:00pm

If you want to be as knowledgeable as possible about the structure of American theaters as you move forward in your career, this workshop is for you.

In this workshop you will:
---Discuss the different roles and departments within any theater company.
---Delve into what each person within a theater company does and what all of the job titles really mean.
---Discuss the differences between commercial and nonprofit companies, both in terms of structure and how decisions are made.

By the end of this workshop, you will have a better understanding of what makes up a theater company and be able to represent yourself professionally to anyone at any theater, armed with knowledge about the business.


Easy and convenient payment plans are available to break up tuition. Primary Stages ESPA is a home for all artists, in all stages of their careers. For more information, call 212.840.9705 x215 or email espa@primarystages.org.

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