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Tinc Taxes Seminar: 4 Personal Finance Tips for Theatre & Event “Freelancers”

Last week’s Tinc Tuesday event, held March 1st at Chelsea Studios, was a great success. Anne Adamowsky from Trudy C. Durant & Associates joined us to discuss the difficult and confusing topic of finance for the “freelancer” in the theatre and event industries.

The attendees were made up of a broad spectrum of industry professionals and students, who came prepared with all sorts of thoughtful questions from their own experiences.

Here are 4 of […]

By |March 9th, 2016|All, Training|Comments Off on Tinc Taxes Seminar: 4 Personal Finance Tips for Theatre & Event “Freelancers”

Tinc Tuesday Announcement – TAXES! TAXES!

Join us as we discuss with accountants Anne Adamowsky & Claudia Lotito of Trudy C. Durant and Associates LLC how to approach finance as a “freelancer” in the theatre industry. We’ll explore the tax implications between W2 and 1099 income, understanding the various tax forms, and bookkeeping and reporting requirements for the self-employed.

Tuesday, March 1st
7:00pm – 8:30pm

Chelsea Studios, Studio 601
151 West 26th St
New York, NY 10001

If you aren’t running […]

By |February 9th, 2016|All, Training|Comments Off on Tinc Tuesday Announcement – TAXES! TAXES!

Summer Opportunities at Tinc

Tinc Productions has a number of opportunities this summer for theatrical managers and technicians in NYC.
NYMF Production Staff Positions
(no longer accepting applications)
For the sixth year in a row, Tinc will provide production management services for the New York Musical Festival, the largest annual musical theatre festival in America.  We’re looking to hire up to 10 Associate Production Managers, Audio Technicians, Lighting Technicians, and Audio Engineers for the month of July. With their help, we will produce […]

By |February 8th, 2016|All, Training|Comments Off on Summer Opportunities at Tinc

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 […]

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 […]

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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

We’re totally into safety: Event Safety Alliance

On Wednesday, Tinc took part in the webinar ‘An Introduction to Live Event Safety’, put on by the Event Safety Alliance’s (ESA) Founder, Jim Digby and Executive Vice President & Program Director of Take1 Insurance, Scott Carroll.

The main focus of the event was to speak about the strides the Event Safety Alliance and the industry have been taking to make sure we increase our safety as a whole as well as talk about the soon to be […]

By |November 19th, 2013|All, Training|Comments Off on We’re totally into safety: Event Safety Alliance

Boom Lift Training Recap

Tinc continued its safety training series this week with an Aerial Work Platform and Boom Lift safety operations course in partnership with Pride Rentals.
The trainee class, represented a diverse set of live event professionals, including riggers, technicians, photographers, and production managers.

Many of the trainees, in the past, have found themselves operating these machines while on job sites without having any formal safety training in their use.  This was the main goal of this session; […]

By |July 29th, 2013|All, Training|Comments Off on Boom Lift Training Recap

Tinc Forklift Training

Tinc, in partnership with Pride Rentals, offered forklift certification and safety training!

We loaded up a van with 13 employees, and took off for the Pride Rental warehouse in Long Island.

Participants took a 3 hour class, complete with a written safety test and driving evaluation.  All of our employees proudly received these fancy certificates to frame on their wall:

They also left the class with wallet cards and a newfound appreciation for the perks (and dangers) […]

By |April 9th, 2013|All, Training|Comments Off on Tinc Forklift Training

Open Bar Celebration and Networking

July 30
Tinc will be holding a special networking event to celebrate the successful completion of the 2012 New York Musical Theater Festival!

And just in time! Busy season will soon be ramping up, so it’s time to make some new contacts and reconnect with familiar faces.

Did we mention there’s an open bar from 7-8pm?

You show up
You meet some new people/see some old faces
You have a drink or two or three
You go home with a list […]

By |July 13th, 2012|All, Training|Comments Off on Open Bar Celebration and Networking