TRU Presents Producer Bootcamp

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Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the 2013 TRU Producer Bootcamp: Weekend Intensive for Showcase Producing on Saturday and Sunday, July 13-14, 2013 from 10am-6pmat The Players Theatre's Steve & Marie Sgouros Theatre, 3rd floor, 115 MacDougal Street, NYC. Details and application can be found athttp://www.truonline.org/BootCampWeekend13.htm. Early bird registration ends July 3rd and is $210 ($175 for TRU members). After July 1st, registration is $260 ($225 for TRU members).

This essential TRU Bootcamp for producers as well as self-producing artists offers training geared to those working at the reading and Equity Showcase level, and perfect for anyone planning to produce in upcoming festivals. This two-day course will cover everything from production timeline and budgeting to raising money and marketing. Industry experts from various fields will be on hand for step-by-step guidance, offered in accessible modules.

"So many people jumping into the murky waters of producing really need help navigating. TRU has identified the basic teachable skills to help them manage both their productions and their expectations, as well as save them a lot of time, effort and money," says TRU executive director Bob Ost. "I can't tell you how many early-career producers have told me they wish they'd found TRU before attempting that first showcase."

The 2013 TRU Bootcamp faculty includes producers Patrick Blake, Jeremy Handelman, Patricia Klausner, John Lant and Ken Waissman, casting director Jamibeth Margolis, managing producer Emileena Pedigo, marketing expert/producer/entrepreneur Joanne Zippel, general manager/producer Michael Roderick, lawyers Erach Screwvala, Esq. and Lisaroxanne Walters, Esq. and financial advisor Bailie Slevin. In addition, inspirational keynote addresses will be given by prominent Broadway producers. 

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