Congratulations to the following recipient:
Joseph Haj on his Zelda Fichandler Award
Tlaloc Rivas, our 2013-2014 Gielgud Fellow
Bridget Leak, our 2013-2014 Denham Fellow
Volunteer Op: Please contact ACoby@SDCweb.org if you are available to volunteer for the Fichandler/Callaway Award Ceremony on November 3 in NYC. We are looking for volunteers for October 29 & 30 from 10am-6pm and November 3 from 10am-8pm. In your email please indicate the dates and times you are available.
SDCF OPPORTUNITIES AND RESOURCES
10/27 NYC *Save the Date* Director/Choreographer Network Event (DCN)
Director/Choreographer Networking (DCN)
Produced in association with SDC, DCN’s are held one Monday of each month at the offices of SDC and focus on exploring topics of interest to directors and choreographers with invited distinguished guests. Attendance is free and open to the public. The discussions are audio recorded for future podcasts.
SDCF Masters of the Stage
In collaboration with Theatre Development Fund, SDCF offers free downloadable podcast recordings of SDCF events. These programs feature master directors and choreographers, along with other industry professionals, discussing the craft and business. New programs are added twice monthly.
Visit the podcast library online.
Listen or Subscribe to SDCF Masters through iTunes.
10/24 Opera Think Tank
10/27 NYC 5pm Deadline for NYTW 2050 Fellow Application
10/27 NYC Circuit Training: Ask a Director at ESPA begins
10/29 NYC 6pm The Craft of Creativity: Writing
Opera Think Tank
Online Forum During National Opera Week, Oct. 24-Nov.2
Women Opera Directors discussing production ideas of American Operas with mentors and colleagues – contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info, or visit www.operathinktank.blogspot.com
What is a 2050 Fellow?
The United States is rapidly changing. The U.S. Census Bureau expects that by the year 2050, there will be 439 million Americans (there are 318 million of us now) and for the first time, there will be no single racial or ethnic majority. These projections provoke thoughts at New York Theatre Workshop about the transformations that will take place in the American landscape over the next 36 years–technologically, environmentally, demographically, and artistically. They are a catalyst for broader questions about our moral and artistic future. How do we define diversity? Whose stories aren’t being told? What lies ahead for our world? In response to these questions, NYTW has expanded and renamed our longstanding Fellowship program to support the diversity of voices and aesthetics that will make up this new minority majority. The 2050 Fellows are emerging artists who, with their unique voices, give us perspective on the world in which we live; and who challenge us all to contend with this changing world. With the 2050 Fellowship, NYTW is re-affirming our responsibility to nurture artists who reflect this multiplicity of perspectives, challenge the dominant paradigm, and give voice to those whose experiences are not often heard. For more information visit http://www.nytw.org/fellowship_application.asp
Circuit Training: Ask a Director
At Primary Stages Einhorn School of Performing Arts (ESPA) starts October 27. Five instructors over five weeks share how they handle each step of the production process. From casting to collaboration, incorporating revisions to reviews, each guest will challenge your concept of successful leadership and artistic success. Instructors will include ANNE KAUFFMAN (Belleville, Detroit), Tony nominee LEIGH SILVERMAN (Violet, Chinglish, Well), REBECCA TAICHMAN (The Oldest Boy, Stage Kiss), LIESL TOMMY (Appropriate, The Good Negro), and MORITZ VON STUELPNAGEL (Hand to God). For information visit http://primarystages.org/ESPA
The Craft of Creativity: Writing
TTO Entertainment together with RAD, the CBS Diversity Employee Networking Group, invite you to join us for a conversation with Joseph A. Bailey, a 5-time Emmy Award winning television staff writer on Sesame Street and The Muppet Show and author of the book Memoirs of a Muppet Writer (You mean somebody actually writes that stuff?) The evening will walk us through the life of a national creative treasure and one of the writers of two of the world’s most beloved American television programs, Sesame Street and The Muppet Show. Wednesday October 29th, 2014 6-8pm CBS-Studio 19 51 W. 52nd St. New York, NY 10019. Seating is limited. To reserve your seat please RSVP by October 15th to email@example.com.
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SDCF Programming in 2014-2015 is made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo
and the New York State Legislature, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, Stage Directors and Choreographers Society and many generous corporations and individuals.