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June 25, 2016

This conference was a whirlwind, to say the least.  I cannot tell you how valuable it is to connect every year with people in the theatre world at all levels working all across the nation, sharing best practices, sharing art, lifting each other up.  But, I must say, the highlight for me this year had to have been interviewing playwright Stephen Karam, writer of the TONY nominated play The Humans.  What a wonderful person...

June 25, 2016

It was not my first time on the Hill.  Truth be told, my first came in the late nineties when my then boyfriend and I traipsed the landscaped terrain for free romantic ambiance.  But this was my first time going inside any of the buildings, though it is - and has always been - my right to do so as a citizen.  TCG has a strong advocacy wing headed up by Laurie Baskin.  They actively seek to inform members - and the field at lar...

November 21, 2015

So, I've been assigned to three TCG committees, and I'm thinking about joining a fourth:

Equity Diversity & Inclusion

Regional Ambassadors

Global Theatre Institute

I'm excited about all of them, but I must say, I know this is going to be a lot of work.  Let's get to it!

November 11, 2015

 So I had my first fall meeting on the Board of TCG... and it was really interesting.  It's not every day I get to hear some of the greatest minds in the field discuss the field.  Hearing, from their mostly management perspectives - what they felt the most important issues are, what the projections for the future are, what solutions were at hand, etc. - gave me a lot to mull over.  After the meeting the gala honoring Brian Den...

November 1, 2015

I surf Huffington Post more often than I'd like to admit - it's the way I procrastinate under the guise of making myself an informed citizen - and I came across this article:  White Nationalists Gather On Halloween To Discuss How Oppressed They Are by Samantha Lachman.  It's an article covering a meeting of 150-plus white men who gathered on Halloween to discuss their shared European heritage and identity, the future of whiten...

June 24, 2015

 

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), is the national organization, founded in 1961, whose mission is to strengthen, nurture and promote the professional not-for-profit American theatre.  

 

As a newly elected Board Member of TCG, starting a two-year term of service July 1, 2015, this blog will be used to chronicle my advocacy participation and list TGC opportunities for engagement that I choose to highlight and am able to p...

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Nikkole sits on the Board of Directors of the Theatre Communications Group (TCG), a national organization whose mission is to strengthen, nurture and promote the professional not-for-profit American theatre.  The following is a public blog she keeps to chronicle her experience as an advocate for individual theatre artists within the institution.