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TLC - The Theatre Lovers Community of the ATG

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In January 2015, TLC sent a survey to 133 members; 26 members replied.
Click here to download the result summary.

TLC Membership is a Bargain!

TLC members have receive discount offers from various Albuquerque theatres, get invited to exclusive rehearsals and auditions, and get to attend exclusive talks on theatre.

Join TLC by clicking here to visit the new TLC Membership website.
Or click here to download an application form that can be mailed in.

Come play with us!

TLC Benefits and Events

In 2015, TLC offered $1,000 (total) in grants to theatres for projects directly impacting the theatre-going experience for audiences. The goal of the grants is to improve materially for Albuquerque-area theatre audiences their experience of Albuquerque Theatre Guild member-theatresí productions.

The grantees were decided by the ATG Member-generated Projects Committee. Two active TLC members (Dawn Liberman and Franklin Schargel) served on the ATG committee that discussed and decided who would get the TLC grants. The winners have two years to complete the specified projects, and we recognize that the grant money is only a portion of what is needed to complete the projects.

The TLC grants went to the following three theatres:

  • Adobe Theater, $350 toward a digital sound system to work in tandem with their LED lighting system.
  • Vortex Theatre, $350 toward new chairs and seat banks.
  • Working Classroom, $300 toward a portable public address system.

TLC is pleased to have provided these grants in support of our wonderful local live theatre groups, and we thank Dawn and Franklin for contributing their services to this endeavor.

We like it live!

Coming Events, 2016:

  • Discount on tickets to most ATG Member Theatre performances. Join the TLC mailing list for details on specific show discounts.

  • Monday February 29, 7:00 pm, at the Sandia Preparatory School theatre, Landmark Musicals invites TLC, exclusively, to attend the costume parade for My Fair Lady. Costume Designer Erin Moots will show the director and cast their first look at what she has created, and we’ll be on hand to watch. Reservations are required; make them online at atg1.wildapricot.org. No cost for TLC members.

  • Monday March 21, 6:30 pm (at location TBA), special presentation on set design by Emmy-winner Dahl Delu, who has designed sets, costumes, and lighting for more than 50 years. He has worked for major repertory companies, opera companies (including the Metropolitan Opera), and musical theatres, as well as designing sets and lights on and off Broadway. He has earned two Emmys while working on more than 50 prime time TV series, including Cheers and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. We are lucky to have him here in Albuquerque, and he will show-and-tell about the three set designs he currently is working on, including Landmark Musicals’ My Fair Lady and Guys and Dolls, and Opera Southwest’s Il Turco in Italia. Dahl also will give us early thoughts on Beauty and the Beast for Sandia Prepís summer theatre workshop in July. As if that werenít enough, heíll explain the whole design process and why each show looks different from the others. Reservations are required; make them online at atg1.wildapricot.org. No cost for TLC members (a perk of membership); all others (general public welcome) $8.00 in advance ($10.00 at the door but only if space available). Reserve and pay online with PayPal or your favorite credit card. If paying by check, first reserve online then mail check (made out to Albuquerque Theatre Guild) to:

    TLC (set design)
    P. O. Box 20307
    Albuquerque, NM 87154-0307

    Check must be received by March 17. Provide your name, telephone number, and e-mail address for confirmation.


Past Events, 2016:

Tuesday February 9, TLC members were treated to a talk on working with actors by director James Cady and a rehearsal of The Philadelphia Story at the Vortex Theatre.


Left, Director Jimmy “Cracked Corn” Cady, center, the TLC audience, and right, the cast on the set of The Philadelphia Story.


Wednesday February 3, TLC members attended a rehearsal of The Odd Couple at The Adobe Theater.


Left, Director Mike Miller on the set of The Odd Couple. Right, Oscar (Vern Poitras), standing, and Felix (George Williams), the title characters.


Saturday January 23, at the Vortex Theatre, panel of musical theatre music directors. This was a continuation of a TLC series of panel discussions by people in theatre. Previously we have presented theatre reviewers, costumers, stage managers, and legal and business challenges that our local theatre groups must face. The panel discussion was followed by an audience Q&A session and an informal reception with light refreshments.


Left, musical theatre music director panel participants Loretta Robinson (coordinator), Shelly Andes, Jonathan Gallegos, and Cheryl Sharps. Right, The appreciative audience.




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Join the TLC!

Join TLC by clicking here to visit the new TLC Membership website.
Or click here to download an application form that can be mailed in.

Do you like it LIVE? If you enjoy going to live theatre and wish to support the vibrant theatre community in Greater Albuquerque, you’ll want to join TLC. Members enjoy exclusive benefits and invitations, social gatherings of theatre-lovers, and priority admission to events and programs based around local theatres and their productions. See details of benefits below. A printable Word-format application form may be downloaded from this website, completed, and mailed in, by clicking on either of the links at the top and bottom of this page. The TLC membership year begins 1 July and runs through the end of the following June. Once you have joined, we think you will be very pleased with the opportunities for fun and learning ahead.

WHY SHOULD I JOIN TLC?

Once or twice a month, you’ll be invited to programs designed to enhance your theatre-going experiences, such as these:

  • You’ve seen their names listed in your programs, but what do they actually do? And what are their challenges in our theatres? Hear stage managers, lighting designers, or dramaturges tell you their stories.

  • You’ll be notified of special discounted performances and get some discount coupons.

  • You’ll receive an exclusive invitation to observe auditions, rehearsals, and previews.

  • You’ll be invited to meet other theatre enthusiasts at gatherings such as “Dinner and a Show”Ě or “Around the Piano: Favorite Musical Numbers.”

  • You can mingle with the cast and crew at exclusive post-show receptions and “Cocktails with the Stars” events.

  • You can hear a talk on an unfamiliar playwright or play selection in the current season, find out more about devised and improvisational theatre, and go on a backstage tour.

  • You’ll receive special privileges such as early entry to unreserved seating at participating theatres and space-available admission to the activities of ATG’s Circles (workshops for directors, actors, playwrights, etc.)

  • You’ll be invited to give VIP feedback to ATG Members on your experiences at the theatre.

And more!... (this is a work-in-progress!)

All these occasions provide an opportunity to network and exchange ideas, information, and experiences with people who share your abiding commitment to live theatre. Showing your TLC membership card will usually be required to receive the discounts and other privileges.

If you have questions or need more information, write to us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Join TLC by clicking here to visit the new TLC Membership website.
Or click here to download an application form that can be mailed in.

Come play with us!

This project is supported in part by New Mexico Arts, a division of the
Department of Cultural Affairs, and by the National Endowment for the Arts
     

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