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TONYC Relief Fund 2020 / Fondo de Ayuda TONYC 2020

Theatre of the Oppressed NYC is thrilled to announce a $50,000 Relief Fund in support of our Actor and Joker community during this extraordinary time. All eligible applicants will receive support through this fund through what will hopefully be a quick and un-invasive process.

Theatre of the Oppressed NYC se complace en anunciar un Fondo de Ayuda de $50,000 dedicado a apoyar a nuestra comunidad de actores y Jokers durante estos tiempos tan extraordinarios. Todos los solicitantes que cumplan los requisitos recibirán apoyo de este fondo. Esperamos que sea un proceso rápido y no invasivo. ¡Sigue leyendo aqui!

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Job Listing: Troupe Coordinator (P/T)

TONYC is seeking a part-time Troupe Coordinator. This position works in collaboration with TONYC’s office staff and Jokers (facilitators) to keep our eight-plus Forum Theatre troupes running smoothly towards 50 public & community performances each year. The Troupe Coordinator, managed by the Operations Director, will work with all members of the staff and TONYC community to ensure maximum accuracy and connection between the various aspects of our work.  We’re looking for someone who sees the art in coordinating details and communication with co-workers and collaborators.  We are also looking for someone interested in developing from this position into a management role, reporting to the Executive Director.

TONYC seeks to reflect the politics and ethics of our programs throughout every aspect of our organization, which includes building a staff that is directly connected to, or impacted by, the issues we address in our plays. TONYC is particularly seeking an individual bilingual in Spanish and English. Join a team that values creative problem-solving, and a human-centric work environment.

Due to the on-going Covid-19 health crisis we are looking for a team member who can work remotely at least until the end of the year, but who will be available to work at our office in midtown when normal operations resume.

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We must take action

Today, we honor the momentous outrage in our city, as the police continue to end Black lives. We are torn between wanting to hold space for Black grief while simultaneously being called to urgent action. We look back on a week of protest, organizing, days of reckoning and statements of solidarity. As we engage the many tactics to disassemble white supremacy, we have a task today: to ensure concrete change in response to the discriminatory and abusive policing by the NYPD.

We call on New Yorkers to take action. Here's some steps:

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Spring Resources from Philip

Spring Resources!

Whether you're looking for funding to make up for lost income due to COVID-19, to help cover personal emergency expenses, or to jump start your artistic projects and business ventures, grant writing is a great place to find support! On this blog post, you'll find some quick tips for grant writing that may help you on your search for funding, as well as a few places where you can start looking for grants to apply to.

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TONYC Event Cancellations

Dear TONYC community, 

As we all are working on the best ways to respond to the current health crisis, it is with a heavy yet resolute heart that we are announcing the cancellation of our next performance. Power Trap, created by and featuring the Ali Forney Center Forum Theatre Troupe, was planned to premiere at the National Black Theatre next week. We will continue to share information around cancellations and rescheduled events as soon as possible.

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