May 22

TSDCA 1st Annual Meeting 2017 – Day 2

May 22, 2017 10am
Playwrights Horizons
Monday, May 22nd   

10:30am Working Session: Develop TSDCA Mentorship Program
Discuss possibilities of engagement with mentors and mentees, and develop a framework for a Mentorship Program we can provide/sustain/support.
Moderated by Abe Jacob, Ien Denio and Eileen Smitheimer

11:30 – 12:00 Coffee – provided courtesy of Lectrosonics

12:00pm Session #4 – Panel Discussion: Intellectual Property and Copyright Law
Moderator: David Budries
Guests: Attorneys Lindsay Bowen, Marty Desjardins, and Cheryl Davis (courtesy Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts)
Discussion regarding law and intellectual property for music rights for composers and designers.

1:30pm Coffee Break – provided courtesy of Lectrosonics

2:00pm Session #5 – Panel Discussion: Paperwork for Designers, Supervisors, and Engineers
Moderator: Joanna Lynne Staub and guests
How collaborators receive and decipher paperwork; should we implement a system of standardization of paperwork?

3:30 pm    10 minute break

3:40 pm Session #6 – Panel Discussion: Self-Marketing Skills and Expanding Job Opportunities
Moderator: Lindsay Jones
Guests: Michael Roth and Sam Kusnetz

5:00pm Coffee Break – provided courtesy of Lectrosonics

5:30pm Session #7 – Open Conversation For TSDCA
Moderator: Michael Bodeen
Members: Bring Your Concerns

6:30pm Dinner Break

8:00 PM Annual Meeting – MEMBERS ONLY
Co-chairs: Victoria Deiorio & Lindsay Jones

Committee Updates
Diversity Initiative – Statement of TSDCA Intention

10:00PM End of day

Free to all current members:


Cost for Non-Members of TSDCA:

Fee waived with membership application – apply here.
Registration pay here: Annual Meeting TSDCA 2017

Playwrights Horizons

416 W 42nd St.
New York, NY 10036

42nd St, between 9th and 10th Avenues