Category Archives: TCG 2012 Conference

A Call to Action

So, last week was the TCG conference. And we were the host city. I’ll write more about what that meant, and will also get some pictures up soon. But before we bask in the glow of a job well done, … Continue reading

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Hello TCG Conference! Welcome to Boston!

#TCG12 is almost here. And #NEthtr is ready. Almost 1/5 of the conference attendees are from New England. And there is a large volunteer pool who are going to help the amazing TCG staff pull off this three day conference. … Continue reading

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#NEthtr/#BOSthtr or What I Learned at Our Theater Town Halls

The TCG Conference is in Boston this year. The chairs of the Host Committee are Michael Maso and Kate Warner. The rest of the committee is here. There are several subcommittees, including committees for hospitality, student engagement, a planning committee for the … Continue reading

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TCG in Boston- Bari Newport, Penobscot Theatre Company

One of the most common phenomena associated with running a regional theatre, but one which is rarely publicly acknowledged, is a feeling of isolation. It is difficult to imagine from the outside – how a profession so full of human … Continue reading

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TCG in Boston–Paula Plum, Actor

Last year I attended my first TCG Conference in LA and it was a Five Star Buffet with too many options to possibly consume in one three day period. It was a Feast. I met and spoke with directors and … Continue reading

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TCG in Boston–Allison McDonough, Huntington Theatre Company & Vagabond Theatre Group

I like to say that I work for the largest and one of the smallest theatre companies in town, so I get to see a wide spectrum of the Boston theatre community. In my five years here, I’ve witnessed the … Continue reading

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TCG in Boston–John Geoffrion, Goodly Creatures Theatre Co. & Small Theatre Alliance of Boston President

Welcome to Boston, home to dozens of small theatre companies – call them Fringe, Emerging, Underground, Startup or what you will – full of talented, energetic and visionary artists who create a diverse and exciting array of vital, cutting-edge theatre … Continue reading

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TCG in Boston–from David Colfer, Emerson Stage

I grew up with and in (within?) the contemporary theatre community in Boston.  I arrived to go to college the same year the Huntington Theater Company opened its doors, which was about a year after the ART moved to Cambridge.  … Continue reading

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TCG in Boston–from Tony Estrella, Gamm Theatre

Having attended the national conferences in Seattle, Baltimore and Los Angeles, I always return home energized by the intensity of three days with the best, most passionate and talented established and emerging artists in our field. But what has stayed … Continue reading

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TCG in Boston–from Curt Columbus, Trinity Repertory Company

As a new New Englander (this is my sixth year), I think about communicating the theater scene as I’ve found it in this region to the rest of our visitors.  The myth of New Englanders is that they are stony … Continue reading

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