March 3 Tweets

Saturday, March 3

@noracbyrd: @_plainKate_Off to Costa Rica for a week, no Internet, but bringing Twelfth Night for my final scene for directing! Hope #STA12is great!

@_plainKate_: In 1st clown session, we were asked to brag shamelessly. I said, “I make peanut butter brownies that make grown men weep.” #STA12

@Jimhelsinger: RT @OrlandoShakes: uploaded video youtu.be/6TjMF7w6oFY?a “There is a World Elsewhere” #STA12 #Shakespeare

@ASC_Amy: RT: @Jimhelsinger: RT @OrlandoShakes: uploaded video youtu.be/6TjMF7w6oFY?a “There is a World Elsewhere” #STA12 #Shakespeare

@ladyjshepherd: on 2016 “be locally focused and nationally recognized” -R. Ennals #sta12

@gmudge: Culling future #artistictopics. Vocal/text coaches. List of Linklater teachers for that purpose: Linklatercenter.com. #STA12 #Shakespeare

@ladyjshepherd: education committees on boards: do you have? do they work? #sta12

@ladyjshepherd: anyone have a student or youth advisory board? what do they do for you? #board#shakespeare#education#sta12

@gmudge: For discussions on AEA STA Agreement sdcweb.org/sdc/pdfs/contr… #STA12 #CollectiveBargaining #Shakespeare

@Jimhelsinger: “Remember Me: Founding Principles” video on youtube #STA12#Shakespearebit.ly/ze5yGL

@ladyjshepherd: ideas for using weekly newsletters from #educationdept to keep the board updated #sta12

@Jimhelsinger: Got a #STA12suggestion for a session? Put it on the blog post: bit.ly/yT5pTw

@_plainKate_: RT @Jimhelsinger: Got a #STA12suggestion for a session? Put it on the blog post: bit.ly/yT5pTw

@_plainKate_: Artistic Directors of Shakespeare theatres pining for actors who are committed to, capable of text work #STA12#2amt#actors

@ladyjshepherd: RT @Jimhelsinger: Got a #STA12suggestion for a session? Put it on the blog post: bit.ly/yT5pTw #sta12

@ladyjshepherd: rec.by Steve Urkowitz: What Color Is Your Parachute? 2012: [Book] by Richard Bolles #sta12

@ladyjshepherd: “teaching jr. high, we were pick and shovel people. arts orgs were the gods…you guys are beautiful” ~S. Urkowitz #sta12

@ladyjshepherd: diversity on staff and boards still remains an issue. what can we do to be more inclusive? #sta12

@ladyjshepherd: arts and athletics: practical and pedagogical partners ~K. Costa #education#theatre#sta12

@ShakespeareStuf: RT @ASC_Amy: RT: @Jimhelsinger: RT @OrlandoShakes: uploaded video youtu.be/6TjMF7w6oFY?a “There is a World Elsewhere” #STA12 #Shakespeare

@ladyjshepherd: Shakespeare on the Brink– panel disc. of how theatres become financially distressed, last minute campaigns, and potential closing #sta12

@gmudge: Sh on the brink: 30 of the approx 220 Sh Festivals/theatre companies have closed, but some 50 came online or become more recognized. #STA12

@ladyjshepherd: Why do the people who survive, survive? BOARD LEADERSHIP! ~Nan Barnette #sta12

@_plainKate_: RT @ladyjshepherd: Why do the people who survive, survive? BOARD LEADERSHIP! ~Nan Barnette #sta12

@_plainKate_: Cultivate your board members to believe in the art as well as fiduciary responsibility. #STA12

@mikelomo: Already missing my #STA12friends. Have a fun dinner tonight.

@gmudge: Board recruiting now: “from the sublime to the ridiculous.”. @OrlandoShakes, @ralphalancohen, #SanFrancisco#Shakespeare#STA12

@ladyjshepherd: ‘Board Matters’ plenary session: tools for board recruitment processes, tips for keeping everyone engaged #sta12

@gmudge: @ralphalancohenBoard that built #Blackfriarshas transitioned off. Still donating, still friends, new folks w/nat’l, Int’l impact. #STA12

@ladyjshepherd: ‘board match’ = speed dating of board recruiting thevolunteercenter.net/?The_Board_Mat… #sta12

@gmudge: SFShakes board member describes recruiting matrix, Board Fair (like job fair/speed dating). Those int in board svc see various org’s.#STA12

@_plainKate_: “It’s more fun than puppies.” ~ Steven Urkowitz, on being on the Board @shakespearectr#STA12#2amt

@gmudge: SF Shakes: Board needs “activators.” And @Jimhelsinger: Found in aud’s for kids, camps. Tough finding in supportive co’s. 4 board. #STA12

@ladyjshepherd: informal conversations with the artistic staff, make it more human and personally engaging for board members #sta12

@_plainKate_: RT @ladyjshepherd: informal conversations with the artistic staff, make it more human and personally engaging for board members #sta12

@_plainKate_: It’s important that being on Board is a pleasurable experience. ~ Rita Lowndes, Orlando Shakes Board Chair #STA12#2amt

@ASC_Amy: 🙂 RT @_plainKate_: “It’s more fun than puppies.” ~ Steven Urkowitz, on being on the #Board@shakespearectr#STA12#2amt#nonprofit

@ASC_Amy: @gmudgeHow does SFShakes recruit prospects for the Board Fair? #STA12

@ASC_Amy: Do any other communities do this? RT @ladyjshepherd: ‘board match’ = speed dating of board recruiting thevolunteercenter.net/?The_Board_Mat… #sta12 #2amt

@_plainKate_: Invite each board member to spend time w/each department, so they fully engage w/mission. #STA12#2amt

@dboevers: RT @_plainKate_: Artistic Directors of Shakespeare theatres pining for actors who are committed to, capable of text work #STA12#2amt#actors

@gmudge: RT @_plainKate_: Invite each board member to spend time w/each department, so they fully engage w/mission. #STA12#2amt

@gmudge: RT @ladyjshepherd: ‘board match’ = speed dating of board recruiting thevolunteercenter.net/?The_Board_Mat… #sta12

@_plainKate_: Every step along the way ( of growing your theatre company), invest in your people. ~ Ian Gallanar, Chesapeake Shakes #STA12#2amt

@gmudge: Certain kinds of expense cuts also become revenue cuts. #budgetsession, #STA12.

@gmudge: Mid-sized theatre companies’ disappearaning points out parallels to the shrinking middle class. #budgetsession #STA12

@gmudge: SF Shakes and Actors’ Sh Project (@allynburrowsBoston) struggle a bit w/”itinerant” status: geography, rehearsal space. #STA12(fixed tag)

@gmudge: If you had $50k to add (back) to budgt: many say into people, some production/ materials. Insurance increases lamented. #sta12(fixed tag)

@ladyjshepherd: @Jimhelsinger, 1 shakespeare and 1 nonshakespeare show in rep worked last year, trying it again next year to see if it’s a trend #sta12

@gmudge: Nfp fundraising, esp direct mail, recommended, site mention, Mal Warwick: malwarwick.com. #STA12 @malwarwick

@gmudge: Who to hire—very formal or hire the right person and build job description around the person? #combinationofboth#STA12#budgetsession#HR

@ladyjshepherd: good discussion about audience expectations, inviting people in, providing an experience people find welcoming #sta12

@ladyjshepherd: what are we doing about tweeting during shows? anyone offering tweet seats? #sta12

@WomenOfWill: 30 of the 220 theaters on someone’s list have closed in the last year, 50 new (smaller) theaters have opened. #SoberingStats#STA12

@ladyjshepherd: Now: STA final meeting. Election of officers, review and vote on new policies, etc #sta12

@ladyjshepherd: motion for STA14 conference hosted by Stratford Shakes – PASSED! #sta12

@ladyjshepherd: discussion of #Quartoprint vs. digital continues, strawpoll in favor of digital only=22, mix of print and digital=16 #sta12

@_plainKate_: Squee! Sam Wanamaker’s copy of An Homage to Shakespeare: ow.ly/i/urTN #STA12

@ladyjshepherd: amending op plan, motion to strike p. 9: Membership Dues A, Benefits A&B; p. 17: change compensation to ‘pending FTE or contract’ #sta12

@ladyjshepherd: amended operational plan PASSED #sta12

@gmudge: RT @ladyjshepherd: amended operational plan PASSED #sta12

@gmudge: RT @_plainKate_: Squee! Sam Wanamaker’s copy of An Homage to Shakespeare: ow.ly/i/urTN #STA12

@Squ_ee: RT @gmudgeRT @_plainKate_: Squee! Sam Wanamaker’s copy of An Homage to Shakespeare: ow.ly/i/urTN #STA12

@Jimhelsinger: RT @_plainKate_: It’s important that being on Board is a pleasurable experience. ~ Rita Lowndes, Orlando Shakes Board Chair #STA12#2amt

@ladyjshepherd: Theme for next year’s conference: What Dreams May Come #STA12#STA13

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