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BASIC TRAINING: BUILDING YOUR ADMINISTRATIVE CORE
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2016 Basic Training Classes

 

Basic Training is a 101 level series great for folks interested in getting more information on producing, or arts administration in general OR as a 'refresher' course for more seasoned arts professionals. Available and open to all. Discounts for Arts & Business Council, Boston Dance Alliance, and StageSource members.

  • October 24 Keeping it Legal with Megan Low (VLA) {Read More}
  • November 7 Budgets with Chris Mahan (GM of Broadway in Boston) {Read More}
  • November 21 Digital Marketing with Grace Geller (A.R.T.) {Read More}
  • December 5 Fundraising with Kathryn Gandek Tighe {Read More}

All classes start at 7pm and last approximately 2 hours.

 

Pricing: 

$30/class - members | $60/class - non-members

$100/all 4 - members | $200/all 4 - non-members

 

Location: 

StageSource - 15 Channel Center Street Suite 103 Boston, MA 02210

 

Click here to sign up for any/all of the basic training classes

 

October 24 - Keeping it Legal with Megan Low (Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts)

Megan Low, Director of Services for Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts leads this 2 hour workshop on Legal issues, practices and procedures to help companies and artists of all levels to ensure they know where legal issues may lie in their growing business. $30/class for members, $60/class for non-members (or get all 4 classes for $100/members, or $200/non-members - please sign up for the 4 class program at www.stagesource.org/events)

 

SIGN UP HERE for this class OR SIGN UP HERE for all 4

 

About Megan: 


Megan Low is the Director of Services for the Arts & Business Council, where she oversees the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts program. Megan is a graduate of Boston College Law School and holds a bachelors degree in Art History from Harvard University. Prior to law school, Megan graduated from Sotheby’s Institute of Art in New York and managed the art gallery at a nonprofit cultural center in Manhattan. She has also worked as a travel writer, a freelance grant writer for nonprofit arts and education groups, a producer of undergraduate theater, and an adjunct professor teaching courses in arts administration and museology.

 

 

November 7 - Budgets with Chris Mahan (GM of Broadway in Boston)

Chris Mahan, General Manager of Broadway in Boston leads this 2 hour workshop on Budgeting basics, practices and procedures to help companies and artists of all levels to understand the basics of budgeting a show, a season, or a project.

 

SIGN UP HERE for this class OR SIGN UP HERE for all 4

 

About Chris: 

 


Chris is a 16 year veteran of venue management and live entertainment presentation in large theatrical venues. Chris has managed the Colonial Theatre, the Wilbur Theatre, and the Charles Playhouse, and was a part of the original management team that re-opened the long dormant Boston Opera House. In his current role, Chris oversees all business operations for Broadway In Boston, which programs, markets, manages and maintains subscriptions and group sales programs for the touring Broadway series at the Boston Opera House. He also continues to oversee business operations at the Charles Playhouse, long-time home to Blue Man Group and Shear Madness, the longest-running non-musical play in American history. Chris’ primary areas of experience include budgeting and forecasting, finance operations, audit compliance, collective bargaining, and large-scale capital project management. Chris is also proud to serve the Boston Theatre community as both a member and the Treasurer on the StageSource Board of Directors.

 

November 21 - Digital Marketing with Grace Geller (A.R.T.)

Grace Geller, Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications at the American Repertory Theater leads this 2 hour workshop on Digital Marketing strategies, practices and procedures to help companies and artists of all levels to begin their journey toward digital marketing success.$30/class for members, $60/class for non-members (or get all 4 classes for $100/members, or $200/non-members)

 

SIGN UP HERE for this class OR SIGN UP HERE for all 4

 

About Grace: 


Grace Geller is the Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications at the American Repertory Theater. She has worked with the A.R.T. for the past six years and is responsible for managing the development and execution of print and digital communications, including A.R.T. emails, websites, and digital advertising. Her interest in marketing stems from an audience-centric view of theater. She graduated from Wheaton College, MA, where she majored in Classical Civilizations with a minor in Theater.

 

 

December 5 - Fundraising with Kathryn Gandek Tighe 

Fundraising is a competitive business made harder when you have limited resources of people, time or money. Kathryn Gandek-Tighe will walk you through how to realistically assess your resources to maximize your returns and to craft a message that will reach your donor base. $30/class for members, $60/class for non-members (or get all 4 classes for $100/members, or $200/non-members)

 

SIGN UP HERE for this class OR SIGN UP HERE for all 4

 

 

About Kathryn Gandek-Tighe:

 

Kathryn Gandek-Tighe has worked and volunteered in development for over thirty years in nonprofits ranging in size from one of the country’s largest research universities to organizations with no paid employees. She has been professional staff, a consultant, board president, and multi-purpose volunteer. She has a soft spot for small nonprofits that need help making good choices to maximize their limited fundraising resources. 

 

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