Our Newsletter: Events & Opportunities for February 2023

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Events & Opportunities ~
and Links for Black History Month
Be a part of the Collaboration Awards this year!

We're gearing up for the next Collaboration Awards and looking for some great people to serve on the Collaboration Awards Committee, helping to put out the call for submissions, curate submissions, and help to choose the winners. If you want to know more about the Collaboration Awards, read about it on our website. If you're interested, email us at volunteers@womenartsmediacoalition.org and put Collaboration Awards Committee in the subject line.
How to Be the CEO of Your Artistry

Join the League of Professional Theatre Women
on Zoom
Monday, February 6
7-8:30 PM EST
for this FREE Professional Seminar

We will hear from theater professionals from different artistic disciplines on how they have successfully mastered being proactive through smart marketing decisions, branding, and knowing how to ask the right questions. Take away practical resources to learn to be your own boss and level up by taking charge of your career with a more calculated approach to the business savvy side of theater.

ANNIE CHADWICK (Career Consultant, Actress, CEO of Up-To-Date Theatricals LLC)
HANSOL JUNG (Playwright of Wolf Play, Soho Rep & MCC Theater and Supervising Producer on Pachinko for Apple+)
NELLE NUGENT (5-time Tony Award-Winning Producer, two Obies, two New York Drama Critics Award, numerous film and TV awards, and co-founder for the east coast chapter of the Producers Guild of America)
MFONISO UDOFIA (Playwright of Sojourners, runboyrun, Her Portmanteau, Executive Producer on Let the Right One In, Supervising Producer on A League of Their Own, and Co-Producer on Little America)
JONA XIAO (Actress, Producer, and Founder of Career ACTivate)
*Panelists are subject to change. This program is being produced by LPTW members Illana Stein, Alison Chace, and Annie Chadwick. Conversation will be moderated by Illana Stein.

Actors Theatre Workshop
Volunteer Opportunities
The Actors Theatre Workshop (ATW), founded by Thurman E. Scott, is a NYC award-winning non-profit theater, education institution and community center that has been a vital resource for many in the community, including at-risk and homeless youth, for over 33 years.
They have a rewarding community program with volunteer opportunities and events that you are invited to join.

Builders of the New World (“BNW") Program This unique after-school theater arts education program has changed the lives of children living in NYC transitional housing facilities. With your help, they will be running an award-winning theatre arts education program for 7 - 13 year old children this Spring, April - June. Dates here. They have a number of ways you can volunteer!

Mentoring Youth: Train creatively and mentor children 1 on 1 in the Tuesday classes and Saturday rehearsal. Join them in a family-style meal and support them in class and in their performance to reach their potential. To attend an information session and join this program, Apply here.

Skills-based Volunteering: They are seeking experienced professionals to join one of their production teams to get the word out about their program. Share your Marketing, Fundraising, HR, Production, Photography/Videography, Administration skills with other idealistic volunteers to help deliver their children's theater program. Apply here.

Single-day Volunteering: Volunteer 1 or more days to serve the children food, type their stories, prepare and beautify the theater facility for the children's final performance in June. RSVP for single-day events by emailing outreach@actorstheatreworkshop.org with Subject line: "Interested in Single-Day Volunteer Events". Include your name, contact info and availability to volunteer.

Black History Month Readings with Mr. Scott - On Wed, Feb 16 from 6:00-9:30pm, ATW invites you to learn and exchange with Artistic Director, Thurman E. Scott as he reads selections from his new original writings. You will hear creative insights and inspiring words for our future from a gifted theater artist and have an opportunity to reflect on world events and struggles within our community.
Conversations in America:
2020 Vision - The Year We Saw Everything

The Women In The Arts and Media Coalition presented Conversations in America: 2020 Vision - The Year We Saw Everything, a compilation of short plays and films, monologues, songs, and more from members of our full and affiliate member organizations in 2022, and you can still see it!

Special thanks to SAG-AFTRA and WomenArts who were gold sponsors of the event.

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