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Job Posting: NYMF 2016 Technical & Mgmt Positions

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) and Tinc Productions are seeking applicants for several technical positions in this year’s festival.

NYMF is the largest annual musical theatre festival in America. Each summer the Festival presents productions, concerts, readings and special events in the heart of New York City’s Theatre District. Approximately 50 different events are presented for a total of around 200 performances over the course of 3 weeks in July. […]

By |January 29th, 2016|All|Comments Off on Job Posting: NYMF 2016 Technical & Mgmt Positions

Breaking Down the Barriers to Broadway

Written by Bridin Clements

Last week we attended a talk on How To Make Broadway More Accessible, hosted by The Broadway League and the producers of Spring Awakening.  It featured a great line-up of representatives from groups working with disability, particularly with disability and the performing arts: TDF (Theatre Development Fund), the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, Autism Speaks, Deaf West Theatre, Art Beyond Sight, The Broadway League and the Special Olympics.

The conversation was […]

By |January 22nd, 2016|All, White Papers|Comments Off on Breaking Down the Barriers to Broadway
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    So You Want To Do A Festival? 6 Tips for Working on Festival Production Teams

So You Want To Do A Festival? 6 Tips for Working on Festival Production Teams

There are theatrical festivals in NYC pretty much year round, but, recently January has popped up as the new popular festival month. This month, the city is now home to not one performing arts festival (APAP, the Association of Performing Arts Presenters holds their annual global performing arts conference here), but rather 6+. Artists, managers, agents, producers, curators, spend these weeks roaming the city going to the theatre, arts centers, warehouses, dance studios, museums, […]

By |January 13th, 2016|All, White Papers|Comments Off on So You Want To Do A Festival? 6 Tips for Working on Festival Production Teams
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    BRRR! 5 Tips for Surviving Live Event Work in Winter Conditions

BRRR! 5 Tips for Surviving Live Event Work in Winter Conditions

It’s that time of year where you might find yourself saying yes to a call, and then thinking…. “Yikes, it’s going to be cold out there.”  One of the joys of our industry is that it doesn’t stop.  There is work to be had all year round, but that also means that you may find yourself outside working in 10 degree weather.  Here are a few tips for prepping for winter time work and […]

By |January 5th, 2016|Event Safety, All, White Papers|Comments Off on BRRR! 5 Tips for Surviving Live Event Work in Winter Conditions

Making History; Tuning in to Theatre

Thursday the 10th was an exciting day for the theatre community.  The musical Daddy Long Legs became the first show, on or Off-Broadway, to ever live stream a full performance, free of charge on any computer or mobile device.  The announcement of this event sparked the interest of people across the industry, bringing up the exciting yet scary question about the potential of digital media for our industry.

Does the digital experience eliminate “the […]

By |December 22nd, 2015|All, White Papers|Comments Off on Making History; Tuning in to Theatre

GETTING PAID: 3 Steps to Completing Employee Paperwork

Written by Bridin Clements

For new technicians, moving to the city can sometimes be overwhelming. So many sights, so much constant motion. The good thing is that it also means a lot of work is to be had!  Shows, elaborate parties, corporate meetings, galas.  At Tinc, we work across all of these event types. Translation? We hire a lot of technicians. Lots of hiring means a lot of onboarding. The techs we hire don’t always have the […]

By |November 19th, 2015|All, White Papers, Training|1 Comment
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    Who Gets Production Credit in the Theatre (And Why It Matters)

Who Gets Production Credit in the Theatre (And Why It Matters)

Written by Bridin Clements

We have been following the recent news about the New York Times’ decision to omit the list of designer credits from theatrical reviews. Last month Local USA 829 asked members of its union to protest the decision, and last week 80 influential playwrights wrote to the paper, urging them to restore the credits. In its sample letter, the union emphasizes the importance of the credits box to “theatre-goers and professionals alike.” By removing these credits, the […]

By |November 6th, 2015|All, White Papers|1 Comment

Production Management Intensive Recap

In June, Tinc and Propared co-hosted a week-long production management intensive; a course designed for managers transitioning from the academic setting into the professional world. We received a pile of resume submissions for the intensive, and were thrilled to have such a talented group of young managers attend. This also coincided with Tinc’s Annual Summer Production Management Internship. Jess Bergson (Stage Management student at Carnegie Mellon School of Drama) was a participant in the […]

By |October 6th, 2015|All, Our Projects, Training|Comments Off on Production Management Intensive Recap

Summer Production Management Intensive

Tinc Productions and Propared are hosting a week long Management Intensive this summer. The curriculum is designed to offer skills and experience for managers in the arts transitioning from an academic setting into the professional world.
The week’s goals are to:

Explore the landscape of live events, including the opportunities available to managers, and the variable production processes and job roles across a variety of live event types.
Explore the definition and foundational principles of management and […]

By |April 22nd, 2015|Training|Comments Off on Summer Production Management Intensive

Job Posting: Summer Production Management Internship 2015

Tinc Productions is seeking a Production Management Intern for the 2015 New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF).
Internship Dates:  June 15, 2015 – July 31, 2015.  
Stipend:  $2,000
Application Deadline March 15
Tinc Productions’ Internship Program provides a training ground for early career professionals to bridge the gap between education and the professional world.

Interns will work alongside Tinc’s industry leaders in a period of intensive education, work experience and networking in the Production Management, Project Management, and […]

By |January 23rd, 2015|All|Comments Off on Job Posting: Summer Production Management Internship 2015