Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Commercial Theater Institute Workshop in NYC

Producing Workshops, Readings, and Showcases:
A Practical Approach
Friday, December 4

Developing material is a critical part of the production process. Producers and their creative partners have a variety of tools at their disposal to accomplish this task: readings, workshops, and showcases. The CTI Producing Practicum will provide participants with a step-by-step guide to the rules, regulations, and Pro-Forma budgets that are needed. Additionally, they will explore the pros/cons of each kind of production with special emphasis on preparing for NAMT, NYMF, and the Fringe, including a special panel with NYMF's own Isaac Robert Hurwitz! This one day seminar concludes with a networking reception.

Friday, December 4th, 2009
10:00am - 5:00pm
Theatre Row
410 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036

$125 in Advance (Cash, Credit Card, Check)
$140 at the Door (Cash or Credit Card Only)
$110 CTI Alumni Advance Rate

To register, please visit

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

West Coast Workshops - Jan 2010

Steve Seskin, Don Henry and Craig Carothers in January
West Coast Songwriters Presents: Steve Seskin, Don Henry and Craig Carothers January 9th, 10th & 16th in Berkeley, Auburn & San Carlos. Three friends sharing insights into succesful songwriting, hilarious stories, limited critiques and of course their songs. This year's event will be at The Freight & Salvage on Saturday, January 9th - 9:30am-4:30pm; In Auburn on Sunday, January 10th and The Yormo Building in San Carlos on Saturday, January 16th.
Cost for each day's seminar is $100. SIGN up NOW to guarantee your participation - see sign-up details below.


Steve Seskin & Pat Pattison Workshop in Hollywood
Saturday & Sunday, Jan. 30-31, 2010, 10am-5pm both days @ CineSpace in Hollywood, 6356 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
STEVE SESKIN (WCS Advisory Board member and #1 hit songwriter, including his Grammy-nominated "Grown Men Don't Cry" recorded by Tim McGraw) and PAT PATTISON (Berklee College of Music Lyric Writing and Poetry Professor) will be in L.A. for a very special weekend workshop...Anyone who's attended these workshop weekends over the last 3 years knows how many amazing, immediately applicable tools can be easily taken away from the lessons of these two entertaining, incredibly knowledgeable guys. In addition to gaining new tools for your songwriter toolbox, this workshop will be a great networking event as well.



Educational workshops on the craft and business of songwriting featuring industry professionals as panelist or guest speakers.