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Event Details
  • Non-members, please pay at least $8 to help keep us running.
    August 9, 2024
    4:45 pm - 6:45 pm
Details Price Qty
Free ticket for TRU members $0.00 (USD)  
Courtesy Admission (non-member) $0.00 (USD)  
Donation level 1 $10.00 (USD)  
Donation level 2 $15.00 (USD)  
Donation level 3 $25.00 (USD)  
Donation level 4 $35.00 (USD)  
TRU Supporter $50.00 (USD)  
TRU Super Supporter $100.00 (USD)  

Free Intro to TRU’s Fall 24 Producer Development & Mentorship Program
Friday 8/9/24,  open at 4:45pm ET, presentation will start at 5:15 sharp.

Community Gathering on Zoom - register with the bright red reservation box to receive the Zoom link. These gatherings are a service for the theater community and are offered free for TRU members; we ask that non-members help keep us running by making a donation or joining as a member.

In the room: Master class instructor Jane Dubin, producer (Is This a Room, Dana H., The Prom, Tony winning The Norman Conquests, Farinelli and the King, Bandstand, Peter and the Starcatcher and An American in Paris; plus off-Broadway Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, The 39 Steps, Ann) and Foundations instructor Blair Russell (Slave Play, Sweeney Todd off-Broadway). A free meet-and-greet info session about our Producer Development and Mentorship Program, the only theater production program to offer in-depth instruction from accomplished producers at an affordable price. The fall semester will start in Late September or October. Prospective applicants will have the opportunity to learn from and network with our commercial producer instructors. You will also meet and hear from successful program graduates at this Intro evening.
 
Producers
  • JANE DUBIN

    is a TONY Award-winning producer and the President of Double Play Connections, a theatrical production and management company committed to supporting emerging artists and playwrights in the creation and development of new works. Jane is a graduate of the Commercial Theatre Institute's 14-week (NYC) and O‚ÄôNeill Center Intensive (CT) Producing Workshops and Director of Theater Resources Unlimited‚Äôs Producer Development Program Master Class. Ms. Dubin is Chair of the Board of Directors of Houses on the Moon Theater Company. ¬†She is a member and recent Board member of the League of Professional Theatre Women.¬† She is a member of the Broadway Women‚Äôs Alliance and the Off-Broadway League.¬† For two years she was co-curator of the Hudson Valley Writers‚Äô Center New Play Reading Series. She co-produced Hudson River Rising, presenting events in Westchester for One Billion Rising (V-Day).¬† She was a strategic consultant to SPACE on Ryder Farm, an artists‚Äô residency in Brewster, NY and a member of the Grand Jury for New York Musical Festival‚Äôs 2015 ‚Äď 2019 seasons.¬† She served as an evaluator for a NAMT innovation grant panel and is a juror for Bethany Arts Community residency program.¬† She is a frequent panelist and guest lecturer on theater-related matters. Before embarking on her career in theater, Ms. Dubin spent over 20 years in the financial services industry. Productions: Upcoming: The¬†Village¬†of Vale. ¬†Recent:¬†Is This A Room, Dana H., The Prom (Drama Desk Award Best Musical),¬†Farinelli and the King¬†(starring Mark Rylance, nominated for 5 Tony Awards),¬†An American in Paris¬†(4 TONY Awards, plus London and National Tour),¬†Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey¬†(Westside Theater and on Tour),¬†Ann, starring Holland Taylor (Lincoln Center);¬†Bandstand¬†(Broadway), Beebo Brinker Chronicles¬†(2008 GLAAD Media Award for Theatre);¬†Groundswell¬†(the New Group),¬†Peter and the Starcatcher (Broadway, Off-Broadway, National Tour), winner of 5 TONY Awards;¬†The Norman Conquests¬†(TONY Award, Best Play Revival),¬†The 39 Steps¬†(OB, Tour);¬†The Umbrellas of Cherbourg¬†(London).¬†¬†Film: Radium Girls.

  • BLAIR RUSSELL

    is a Tony-nominated producer, developer, whose experience ranges from fringe festivals to Broadway shows. His most recent theatre projects include the 12-time Tony-nominated Slave Play, Lizard Boy, and the concept recording of the new musical For Tonight. As Co-founder and Director of Operations for Resounding, he produces live immersive entertainment. Blair has been a guest speaker/artist at a number of institutions including the University of Maryland, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Walnut Hill School for the Performing Arts, and the York School in Monterey, CA. He was also a visiting lecturer for the semester-long Atelier program at Princeton University where he collaborated with composer Georgia Stitt on her oratorio The Circling Universe. Blair has appeared as a guest on a number of podcasts (American Theatre Artists Online, A Star Is Bored, Backstage Talk, Broadway ReFocused), webseries (Actors Unscripted, Awkward Conversations, Be Our Guest! - Live and In Color, Dreamland XR, In The (Home) Office - Goodspeed Musicals), and at global conferences (National Alliance for Musical Theater, Global XR Conference, Immerse Global Summit Series)
     
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