Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Business of the Arts Seminar Series offered by Adrienne Arsht Center

If you are following your dream (like I am) of being a professional artist (photographer, painter, writer, etc.), please continue reading the following email received late last week, which is simply cut and pasted:  

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From: Education Outreach education@arshtcenter.org
Subject: Arsht Center's Business of the Arts Seminar Series

Education & Outreach Events Listings

Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County offers unique opportunities to experience the artistic process first hand.

Business of the Arts Seminar Series

Call 786-468-2270 for information or to register.

Recommended for artists applying for the Arsht Center’s Miami Made Commissioning Program. www.arshtcenter.org/miamimade


Writing for Success

Sunday, April 25 OR Saturday, May 1, 2010

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

$40 per session

(lunch and snacks included)

Develop text and additional written materials that will help others understand what your work is really about. This interactive workshop features writing activities, peer reviews and editing, and written and verbal feedback.

Learn how to:

•Define your artistic product and differentiate it from the work of other artists.

•Communicate the context in which you create your work.

•Describe what you do in layman’s terms.

•Write a treatment that is vivid and succinct.

•Create a press packet that looks professional and gets attention.

•Create a written budget that is detailed and realistic.

•Write a cover letter that makes an instant impression.

Presenting for Success

Sunday, June 6 OR Saturday, June 12, 2010

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

$40 per session

(lunch and snacks included)

Get the skills you need to present yourself and your work successfully. This interactive worship will help you communicate your message in any business setting, rehearse for an in-person interview with a potential funder, and handle difficult questions with grace. Learn how to:

•Deliver your “elevator pitch.”
•Adapt your message to your specific listener.

•Tell your “essential story.”
•Reframe an interview question and answer questions succinctly.

•Handle difficult questions with grace.

•Demonstrate enthusiasm about your work in a business setting.

•Exhibit professional demeanor in grooming and appearance.

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REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

Open to artists 18 or older who are interested in sharpening their business skills.

Participation in both workshops is recommended for artists applying for the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County’s Miami Made Commissioning Program. www.arshtcenter.org/miamimade

Call 786-468-2270 for information or to register.

Single Sessions: $40 (lunch and snacks included in registration fee)

PRICE BREAK FOR TWO SESSIONS:

Register for one “Writing for Success” session and one “Presenting for Success” session for $70 (a $10 savings!)

Space is limited and reservations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis with payment.

Workshops are designed for the Adrienne Arsht Center and delivered by Influens, an international coaching and training firm based in South Florida and Germany. http://www.influens.com/

2 comments:

JJ said...

A-M: Thank you for the info. This is good stuff!

Angeline-Marie said...

Funny thing is, these are popping up more this year than ever! I've never seen so many!

I am attending this particular set of classes.

You're welcome, especially if you can make it to Miami for them!

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