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Roundtables

AACT-Member Roundtables
Sharing ideas, concerns, and solutions online

AACT Roundtables provide members with a forum for sharing experiences, ideas, concerns, and solutions.

  • Get Answers. AACT Roundtable discussions focus on the top 4 -5 topics posed by attendees.
  • Broad-Based Expertise. Each roundtable provides in-depth knowledge-sharing from many perspectives.
  • Exclusive Content.  AACT Roundtable discussions are offered only to AACT members.
  • Convenient. Roundtables are streamed live, and recorded for viewing afterwards.

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Upcoming Roundtables

[Videos from recent Roundtables are available here - you must be signed in to view]
 

May 17, 2022
Square yellow box to mark each topicFinding the You in Youth: Training Young Artists Teaches You, Too
Learn how to develop quality youth programming that serves the young artist and the organization at large.

  • David A. VanCleave, AACT Moderator
  • Connor Bredbeck - Founding Member of Adolescent Anarchy at Des Moines Playhouse & Student Director at Des Moines Young Artists’ Theatre / Current UE Stage Technician at BRON Studios in Los Angeles
  • Jenna Betka-Pope - Education & Outreach Manager at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
  • Allen Ebert - Executive Director at Children’s Theater of Madison
  • Jennifer Janine - Artistic Director at Golden Chain Theatre
  • Terrence Pride - Co-Director of Dance at Dillard High School for the Arts / Freelance Performer, Director, Choreographer, & Teaching Artist

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June 14,2022
Square yellow box to mark each topicUnderstudies & Swings
Examine the pros, cons, and tips of using understudies and/or swings in your next production.

  • Katy Merriman, Artistic Director, Des Moines Community Playhouse (Moderator)
  • Luana Whitford-Mitchell, Executive Director, Maui Onstage
  • Beth Domann, Executive Director, Springfield Little Theatre
  • Elizabeth Alexander, Artistic Director and Marketing Director, Columbia Entertainment Company
  • Michael D. Fox, Chief Operations Officer, Hale Centre Theatre
  • Lou Ursone, Executive Director, Curtain Call Theatre

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July 19, 2022
Square yellow box to mark each topicAudience Enrichment

Further engage theatergoers through pre-show lectures, post-show discussions, audience study guides, and more.
More information and panelist names coming soon.


August 16, 2022
Square yellow box to mark each topicAccessibility Tools

Come away with practical ideas for serving all your audiences and volunteers, including those with special needs, mobility issues, language barriers, impaired vision or hearing, economic barriers, and more.
More information and panelist names coming soon.

 

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