NEWSLETTER - Week of September 25th, 2017

1 // URGENT ACTION NEEDED FOR NEW PHOTOSHOOT DATE:

  • IMMEDIATE RESPONSE REQUESTED: 
    COMPANY PHOTOSHOOT IS NOW SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 4TH AND 5TH

    While we are finalizing C:10 plays and forming casts, we need to get a jump on photo assets for this year's C:10 and the website. ALL COMPANY MEMBERS SHOULD BE PHOTOGRAPHED (actors, writers, directors, designers, crew, etc.) regardless of your specific C:10 participation this year. Please complete your photoshoot availability ASAP by clicking the Doodle Poll link below! 

    >>>  Doodle Poll for Photoshoot Availability

    Please do what you are able to participate next week, even with short notice. If you are out of town or have extenuating circumstances during the proposed times, please email Booker Garrett at bookergarrett@gmail.com

     
  • FINAL REQUEST -- SUBMIT YOUR AVAILABILITY FOR THIS YEAR'S C:10 
    More and more requests and updates for C:10 will be coming your way in the days and weeks ahead. Please try to respond ASAP.

    >>> If you've not done so already, please complete this short survey by Sunday to let us know your availability for the proposed C:10 production weeks.

     
  • GET CONNECTED on SOCIAL MEDIA
    Last week we featured Collective member/writer Erin Mallon's play, THE NET WILL APPEAR, starring ensemble member Richard Masur, and the wrap of founding member Amy Schumer's movie "I Feel Pretty" produced by fellow founding member and co-artistic director Kevin Kane. This week we featured Kimberli Alexis Flores and the premiere of her movie "SHINE."

    Be sure that you are connected to ALL these members on your social media accounts.
    • Kimberli Alexis Flores: 
      TWITTER
      @kimberliaflores  //  INSTAGRAM kimberliaflores  //  FACEBOOK kimberli.a.flores
       
    • Erin Mallon:
      TWITT
      ER @ErinMallon  //  INSTAGRAM mallonerin  //  FACEBOOK ErinMallonPlaywright
       
    • Richard Masur: 
      TWITTER
      @gihcnad  //  INSTAGRAM rdmasur  //  FACEBOOK richard.masur.5
       
    • Amy Schumer:
      TWITT
      ER @amyschumer  //  INSTAGRAM amyschumer  //  FACEBOOK AmySchumer
       
    • Kevin Kane: 
      TWITTER
      @KevinKaneNY  //  INSTAGRAM mugsykane  //  FACEBOOK mugsykane

Try posting a personal anecdote about each of these members on your own social media accounts! DON'T FORGET TO INCLUDE A COLLECTIVE TAG IN ALL YOUR POSTS ABOUT MEMBERS. It's how people find us!

TWITTER @Collectivenyorg  //  INSTAGRAM @collectivenyorg  //  FACEBOOK TheCollectiveNY
 

  • ARCHIVE CHALLENGE: THE 4TH COLLECTIVE:10 (2016)
    This week, we are looking for any pictures or other materials from our fourth C:10 festival, last year! This would include pictures from the plays themselves, as well as pictures of the Teatro Círculo theater, where the festival was held.

Please submit all materials to:  thecollectivearchive@gmail.com. Members can also upload photos any materials directly through the Member Portal.

 

2 // STAY UP-TO-DATE with MEMBER NEWS

  • "SHINE" made it's premiere on September 22nd at the Urban World Film Festival at the AMC Theatres-Empire 25. Featuring Ensemble Member Kimberli Alexis Flores

  • "Etymology" screened at the South Dakota Film Festival on September 23 featuring Collective Member Bettina Bilger. The film received a jury award for excellence in filmmaking, southdakotafilmfest.org

  • The award winning film "Second Chance" staring Ensemble Member Lacy Marie Myer is now available on iTunes, Amazon & Google Play!

  • Two of our Members appear on "The Deuce" airing Sundays on HBO, 9pm EST.
    Watch Ensemble Member Salvatore Inzerillo as Rolfe Herman. Season 1, Episode 2 "Show and Prove". Original air date: September 17,  2017 and Ensemble Member Khan Paul Baykal as Street Dealer. Season 1, Episode 3 "The Principle Is All". Original air date: September 24, 2017.

  • THE NET WILL APPEAR opened this week! The world premiere play is written by Collective member/writer Erin Mallon, stars ensemble member Richard Masur and is directed by Mark Cirnigliaro. THE NET WILL APPEAR runs through Oct 8 at Mile Square Theatre.
    >>> Click for ticket info  
    Collective Members have been offered a $10 discount to all performances.
    USE CODE: collective

     

3 // COLLECTIVE NY FILMS - WHERE ARE WE NEXT?

  • "Uncle Silas" was most recently accepted into the following festivals: 
    • Hell’s Half Mile Film & Music Festival in Bay City, MI, September 28-October 1, 2017
  • "Quick Fix" will screen at:
    • San Francisco International Festival of Short Films at the Roxie at 9:30pm October 7th
    • Orlando Film Festival, October 23, 2017, at 4pm
    • Fort Lauderdale, October 27-November 19, 2017

 

4 // MEMBERSHIP - KEEP US IN THE LOOP

  • UPDATE YOUR SCHEDULE
    REMINDER - Membership is keeping track of your AVAILABILITY. Are you out of town filming? Away for the summer? 
    Please EMAIL YOUR SCHEDULE so we can share up-to-date availability for the company. Let us be able to tell writers, development and outside producers when you are/aren't available. Send to: collectivemembership@gmail.com 
     
  • SUBMIT YOUR MEMBERSHIP MATERIALS
    Please submit your headshot, resume, other photos and requested material to Collectivemembership@gmail.com. We need everyone's cooperation so we can get our online presence up to date fast.
     
  • All membership updates need to be sent in by the Tuesday EOD deadline. If you do not submit by then it will go on the following week's newsletter (unless the date makes it obsolete). Members please report updates and "book out" by sending an email to collectivemembership@gmail.com
     
  • See a calendar of Member events outside The Collective, PLUS Member recommendations for things to do and see. View the External Events Calendar

 

5 // GET SOME FACE TIME

  • The Collective Membership Committee weekly meeting is Mondays from 6-7pm, prior to the Monday session, in the Collective office. The doors are always open for any Member to participate. Ask questions, complain, compliment, give feedback, get more information about Collective activities, process, procedures, etc. -- anything. Check in with us.

 

6 // HAVE NEWS? LET US KNOW.

Deadline: Tuesdays, end of day

  • COMMITTEES! 
    • Communicate!
    • DON'T FORGET TO SEND US YOUR NEWS SO EVERYONE IS IN THE KNOW!
  • MEMBERS: 
    • If you have updates, news, a show or event to announce, or a question to pose to the larger group of company members, please submit your requests each week by end of day Tuesday (latest) for possible inclusion in the weekly newsletter. (Not all information submitted will appear in the newsletter.)

      If you have questions or problems using the form to submit OR regarding communications in general: 
  • Member updates are curated by the Membership Committee, and not all updates submitted will appear in the newsletter.

 

Upcoming Dates:

Wednesdays-Sundays, NOW through Oct 8, 2017 - THE NET WILL APPEAR by Erin Mallon, starring Richard Masur. Tickets: https://www.milesquaretheatre.org/  $10 discount for all shows for Collective members (USE CODE: collective).

Thursday 9.28.17 - Sunday 10.1.17 - "Uncle Silas" at the Hell’s Half Mile Film & Music Festival in Bay City, MI

Saturday 10.7.17 - "Quick Fix" plays the San Francisco International Festival of Short Films at the Roxie at 9:30pm

Friday 10.27.17 - Sunday 11.19.17 - "Quick Fix" at the 32nd annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival

NEWSLETTER - Week of September 11, 2017

1 // ACTION NEEDED:

  • IMMEDIATE RESPONSE REQUESTED: 
    COMPANY PHOTOSHOOT NEXT WEEK

    While we are finalizing C:10 plays and forming casts, we need to get a jump on photo assets for this year's C:10 and the website. ALL COMPANY MEMBERS SHOULD BE PHOTOGRAPHED (actors, writers, directors, designers, crew, etc.) regardless of your specific C:10 participation this year. Please complete your photoshoot availability ASAP by clicking the Doodle Poll link below!

    >>>  Doodle Poll for Photoshoot Availability

    Please do what you are able to participate next week, even with short notice. If you are out of town or have extenuating circumstances during the proposed times, please email Booker Garrett at bookergarrett@gmail.com

     
  • FINAL REQUEST -- SUBMIT YOUR AVAILABILITY FOR THIS YEAR'S C:10 
    More and more requests and updates for C:10 will be coming your way in the days and weeks ahead. Please try to respond ASAP.

    >>> If you've not done so already, please complete this short survey by Sunday to let us know your availability for the proposed C:10 production weeks.

     
  • GET CONNECTED on SOCIAL MEDIA
    Last week we featured Booker Garrett. This week we are highlighting Collective member/writer Erin Mallon's play, THE NET WILL APPEAR, starring ensemble member Richard Masur, and the wrap of founding member Amy Schumer's movie "I Feel Pretty" produced by fellow founding member and co-artistic director Kevin Kane

    Be sure that you are connected to ALL these members on your social media accounts.
    • Booker Garrett: 
      TWITTER
      @bookergarrett  //  INSTAGRAM passionellamagnolia  //  FACEBOOK booker.garrett and thebookergarrett
       
    • Erin Mallon:
      TWITT
      ER @ErinMallon  //  INSTAGRAM mallonerin  //  FACEBOOK ErinMallonPlaywright
       
    • Richard Masur: 
      TWITTER
      @gihcnad  //  INSTAGRAM rdmasur  //  FACEBOOK richard.masur.5
       
    • Amy Schumer:
      TWITT
      ER @amyschumer  //  INSTAGRAM amyschumer  //  FACEBOOK AmySchumer
       
    • Kevin Kane: 
      TWITTER
      @KevinKaneNY  //  INSTAGRAM mugsykane  //  FACEBOOK mugsykane

Try posting a personal anecdote about each of these members on your own social media accounts! DON'T FORGET TO INCLUDE A COLLECTIVE TAG IN ALL YOUR POSTS ABOUT MEMBERS. It's how people find us!

TWITTER @Collectivenyorg  //  INSTAGRAM @collectivenyorg  //  FACEBOOK TheCollectiveNY
 

  • ARCHIVE CHALLENGE: THE 4TH COLLECTIVE:10 (2016)
    This week, we are looking for any pictures or other materials from our fourth C:10 festival, last year! This would include pictures from the plays themselves, as well as pictures of the Teatro Círculo theater, where the festival was held.

Please submit all materials to:  thecollectivearchive@gmail.com. Members can also upload photos any materials directly through the Member Portal.

 

2 // STAY UP-TO-DATE with MEMBER NEWS

  • Founding members Amy Schumer and co-artistic director Kevin Kane wrapped shooting "I Feel Pretty" in Boston this week.
  • THE NET WILL APPEAR opened this week! The world premiere play is written by Collective member/writer Erin Mallon, stars ensemble member Richard Masur and is directed by Mark Cirnigliaro. THE NET WILL APPEAR runs through Oct 8 at Mile Square Theatre.
    >>> Click for ticket info  
    Collective Members have been offered a $10 discount to all performances.
    USE CODE: collective

     

3 // COLLECTIVE NY FILMS - WHERE ARE WE NEXT?

  • "Uncle Silas" was most recently accepted into the following festivals: 
    • Covellite International Film Festival in Butte, MT, September 12-17, 2017. Click for ticket info
    • Hell’s Half Mile Film & Music Festival in Bay City, MI, September 28-October 1, 2017
  • "Quick Fix" will screen at:
    • SF Shorts, October 5-7, 2017
    • Orlando Film Festival, October 23, 2017, at 4pm
    • Fort Lauderdale, October 27-November 19, 2017

 

4 // MEMBERSHIP - KEEP US IN THE LOOP

  • UPDATE YOUR SCHEDULE
    REMINDER - Membership is keeping track of your AVAILABILITY. Are you out of town filming? Away for the summer? 
    Please EMAIL YOUR SCHEDULE so we can share up-to-date availability for the company. Let us be able to tell writers, development and outside producers when you are/aren't available. Send to: collectivemembership@gmail.com 
     
  • SUBMIT YOUR MEMBERSHIP MATERIALS
    Please submit your headshot, resume, other photos and requested material to Collectivemembership@gmail.com. We need everyone's cooperation so we can get our online presence up to date fast.
     
  • All membership updates need to be sent in by the Tuesday EOD deadline. If you do not submit by then it will go on the following week's newsletter (unless the date makes it obsolete). Members please report updates and "book out" by sending an email to collectivemembership@gmail.com
     
  • See a calendar of Member events outside The Collective, PLUS Member recommendations for things to do and see. View the External Events Calendar

 

5 // GET SOME FACE TIME

  • The Collective Membership Committee weekly meeting is Mondays from 6-7pm, prior to the Monday session, in the Collective office. The doors are always open for any Member to participate. Ask questions, complain, compliment, give feedback, get more information about Collective activities, process, procedures, etc. -- anything. Check in with us.

 

6 // HAVE NEWS? LET US KNOW.

Deadline: Tuesdays, end of day

  • COMMITTEES! 
    • Communicate!
    • DON'T FORGET TO SEND US YOUR NEWS SO EVERYONE IS IN THE KNOW!
  • MEMBERS: 
    • If you have updates, news, a show or event to announce, or a question to pose to the larger group of company members, please submit your requests each week by end of day Tuesday (latest) for possible inclusion in the weekly newsletter. (Not all information submitted will appear in the newsletter.)

      If you have questions or problems using the form to submit OR regarding communications in general: 
  • Member updates are curated by the Membership Committee, and not all updates submitted will appear in the newsletter.

 

Upcoming Dates:

Wednesdays-Sundays, NOW through Oct 8, 2017 - THE NET WILL APPEAR by Erin Mallon, starring Richard Masur. Tickets: https://www.milesquaretheatre.org/  $10 discount for all shows for Collective members (USE CODE: collective).

Tuesday 9.12.17 - Sunday 9.17.17 - "Uncle Silas" at the Covellite International Film Festival in Butte, MT. Tickets: http://bit.ly/UncleSilas_Covellite

Thursday 9.28.17 - Sunday 10.1.17 - "Uncle Silas" at the Hell’s Half Mile Film & Music Festival in Bay City, MI

Friday 10.27.17 - Sunday 11.19.17 - "Quick Fix" at the 32nd annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival

NEWSLETTER - Week of September 4th, 2017

1 // IF YOU DO ONLY THREE THINGS THIS WEEK...

  • IMPORTANT -- SUBMIT YOUR AVAILABILITY ASAP FOR THIS YEAR'S C:10 
    More and more requests and updates for C:10 will be coming your way in the days and weeks ahead. Please try to respond ASAP.
    • FIRST REQUEST: YOUR AVAILABILITY
      Please complete this short survey to let us know your availability for the C:10 production weeks.
       
  • GET CONNECTED on SOCIAL MEDIA
    Recently, we featured Nina MehtaJohnny Norwell and Booker Garrett. Be sure that you are connected to ALL these Ensemble Members on your social media accounts.
    • Nina Mehta:
      TWITT
      ER @Ladi_Nina  //  INSTAGRAM msmehtaifyourenasty //  FACEBOOK NinaMehtaActor
       
    • Johnny Norwell: 
      TWITTER @jnorwell
       //  INSTAGRAM (no account) If posting use #johnnynorwell  //  FACEBOOK john.norwell
       
    • Booker Garrett: 
      TWITTER @bookergarrett
       //  INSTAGRAM passionellamagnolia  //  FACEBOOK booker.garrett and thebookergarrett

Try posting a personal anecdote about each of these members on your own social media accounts! DON'T FORGET TO INCLUDE A COLLECTIVE TAG IN ALL YOUR POSTS ABOUT MEMBERS. It's how people find us!

TWITTER @Collectivenyorg  //  INSTAGRAM @collectivenyorg  //  FACEBOOK TheCollectiveNY
 

  • ARCHIVE CHALLENGE: THE 3RD COLLECTIVE:10 (2015)
    This week, we are looking for any pictures or other materials from our third C:10 festival, back in 2015! This would include pictures from the plays themselves, as well as pictures of the Teatro Círculo theater, where the festival was held.

Please submit all materials to:  thecollectivearchive@gmail.com. Members can also upload photos any materials directly through the Member Portal.

 

2 // STAY UP-TO-DATE with MEMBER NEWS

  • Booker Garrett will be on BRAVO's show "Odd Mom Out" tonight (Wednesday, Sept. 6) at 9:30pm Eastern time.
     
  • Brian Leider's feature screenplay "Good Grief" is a finalist at Oaxaca Film Festival. The winner will be decided at the festival in October.

 

3 // COLLECTIVE NY FILMS - WHERE ARE WE NEXT?

  • The "Dead Monkey" team is actively seeking one or two additional producers to lead pre-production and the logistical aspects during the shoot (dates TBD). The film was originally a play in our 3rd C:10 and will include Ensemble Members in various roles. Richard Masur, with the assistance of David Johnson, will direct Booker Garrett and Marc Menchaca in the piece written by Mark Borkowski. If you have interest in joining the team please email Booker at bookergarrett@gmail.com.
     
  • "Uncle Silas" was most recently accepted into the following festivals: 
    • Covellite International Film Festival in Butte, MT September 12-17, 2017
    • Hell’s Half Mile Film & Music Festival in Bay City, MI September 28th-October 1st, 2017
    • Marietta International Film Festival in Marietta, GA (Atlanta metropolitan area) and will screen at the festival September 9-10.
  • "Quick Fix" will screen at:
    • SF Shorts, October 5-7, 2017
    • Orlando Film Festival, October 23, 2017, at 4pm
    • Fort Lauderdale, October 27-November 19, 2017

 

4 // MEMBERSHIP - KEEP US IN THE LOOP

  • UPDATE YOUR SCHEDULE
    REMINDER - Membership is keeping track of your AVAILABILITY. Are you out of town filming? Away for the summer? 
    Please EMAIL YOUR SCHEDULE so we can share up-to-date availability for the company. Let us be able to tell writers, development and outside producers when you are/aren't available. Send to: collectivemembership@gmail.com 
     
  • SUBMIT YOUR MEMBERSHIP MATERIALS
    Please submit your headshot, resume, other photos and requested material to Collectivemembership@gmail.com. We need everyone's cooperation so we can get our online presence up to date fast.
     
  • All membership updates need to be sent in by the Tuesday EOD deadline. If you do not submit by then it will go on the following week's newsletter (unless the date makes it obsolete). Members please report updates and "book out" by sending an email to collectivemembership@gmail.com
     
  • See a calendar of Member events outside The Collective, PLUS Member recommendations for things to do and see. View the External Events Calendar

 

5 // GET SOME FACE TIME

  • The Collective Membership Committee weekly meeting is Mondays from 6-7pm, prior to the Monday session, in the Collective office. The doors are always open for any Member to participate. Ask questions, complain, compliment, give feedback, get more information about Collective activities, process, procedures, etc. -- anything. Check in with us.

 

6 // HAVE NEWS? LET US KNOW.

Deadline: Tuesdays, end of day

  • COMMITTEES! 
    • Communicate!
    • DON'T FORGET TO SEND US YOUR NEWS SO EVERYONE IS IN THE KNOW!
  • MEMBERS: 
    • If you have updates, news, a show or event to announce, or a question to pose to the larger group of company members, please submit your requests each week by end of day Tuesday (latest) for possible inclusion in the weekly newsletter. (Not all information submitted will appear in the newsletter.)

      If you have questions or problems using the form to submit OR regarding communications in general: 
  • Member updates are curated by the Membership Committee, and not all updates submitted will appear in the newsletter.

 

Upcoming Dates:

Every Monday 9PM - "Man vs Food: Season 4" hosted by Ensemble Member Casey Webb

Friday 9.8.17 - Sunday 9.10.17 - "Uncle Silas" at the Marietta International Film Festival in Atlanta

Monday 9.11.17 - Next Session

Tuesday 9.12.17 - Sunday 9.17.17 - "Uncle Silas" at the Covellite International Film Festival in Butte, MT

Thursday 9.28.17 - Sunday 10.1.17 - "Uncle Silas" at the Hell’s Half Mile Film & Music Festival in Bay City, MI

Friday 10.27.17 - Sunday 11.19.17 - "Quick Fix" at the 32nd annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival

NEWSLETTER - Week of August 28th, 2017

1 // IF YOU DO ONLY THREE THINGS THIS WEEK...

  • LOOK OUT FOR C:10 ANNOUNCEMENTS: Requests for C:10 availability and a website survey will be forthcoming. Once distributed we will need them completed ASAP. Keep your eyes open!
     
  • GET CONNECTED on SOCIAL MEDIA
    Last week we featured Nina MehtaJohnny Norwell this week and Booker Garrett next. Be sure that you are connected to ALL these Ensemble Members on your social media accounts.
     
    • Nina Mehta:
      TWITT
      ER @Ladi_Nina  //  INSTAGRAM msmehtaifyourenasty //  FACEBOOK NinaMehtaActor
       
    • Johnny Norwell: 
      TWITTER @jnorwell
       //  INSTAGRAM (no account) If posting use #johnnynorwell  //  FACEBOOK john.norwell
       
    • Booker Garrett: 
      TWITTER @bookergarrett
       //  INSTAGRAM passionellamagnolia  //  FACEBOOK booker.garrett and thebookergarrett

Try posting a personal anecdote about each of these members on your own social media accounts! DON'T FORGET TO INCLUDE A COLLECTIVE TAG IN ALL YOUR POSTS ABOUT MEMBERS. It's how people find us!

TWITTER @Collectivenyorg  //  INSTAGRAM @collectivenyorg  //  FACEBOOK TheCollectiveNY
 

  • ARCHIVE CHALLENGE: THE 3RD COLLECTIVE:10 (2015)
    This week, we are looking for any pictures or other materials from our third C:10 festival, back in 2015! This would include pictures from the plays themselves, as well as pictures of the Teatro Circulo Theater, where the festival was held.

Please submit all materials to:  thecollectivearchive@gmail.com. Members can also upload photos any materials directly through the Member Portal.

 

2 // STAY UP-TO-DATE with MEMBER NEWS

  • Booker Garrett will be on BRAVO's show "Odd Mom Out" tonight at 9:30pm Eastern time.

 

3 // COLLECTIVE NY FILMS - WHERE ARE WE NEXT?

  • The "Dead Monkey" team is actively seeking one or two additional producers to lead pre-production and the logistical aspects during the shoot (dates TBD). The film was originally a play in our 3rd C:10 and will include Ensemble Members in various roles. Richard Masur, with the assistance of David Johnson, will direct Booker Garrett and Marc Menchaca in the piece written by Mark Borkowski. If you have interest in joining the team please email Booker at bookergarrett@gmail.com.
     
  • "Uncle Silas" was most recently accepted into the following festivals. 
    • Covellite International Film Festival in Butte, MT September 12-17, 2017
    • Hell’s Half Mile Film & Music Festival in Bay City, MI September 28th-October 1st, 2017
    • Marietta International Film Festival in Marietta, GA (Atlanta metropolitan area) and will screen at the festival September 9-10.
       
  • "Quick Fix" was accepted into the 32nd annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, October 27-November 19.

 

4 // MEMBERSHIP - KEEP US IN THE LOOP

  • UPDATE YOUR SCHEDULE
    REMINDER - Membership is keeping track of your AVAILABILITY. Are you out of town filming? Away for the summer? 
    Please EMAIL YOUR SCHEDULE so we can share up-to-date availability for the company. Let us be able to tell writers, development and outside producers when you are/aren't available. Send to: collectivemembership@gmail.com 
     
  • SUBMIT YOUR MEMBERSHIP MATERIALS
    Please submit your headshot, resume, other photos and requested material to Collectivemembership@gmail.com. We need everyone's cooperation so we can get our online presence up to date fast.
     
  • All membership updates need to be sent in by the Tuesday EOD deadline. If you do not submit by then it will go on the following week's newsletter (unless the date makes it obsolete). Members please report updates and "book out" by sending an email to collectivemembership@gmail.com
     
  • See a calendar of Member events outside The Collective, PLUS Member recommendations for things to do and see. View the External Events Calendar

 

5 // GET SOME FACE TIME

  • The Collective Membership Committee weekly meeting is Mondays from 6-7pm, prior to the Monday session, in the Collective office. The doors are always open for any Member to participate. Ask questions, complain, compliment, give feedback, get more information about Collective activities, process, procedures, etc. -- anything. Check in with us.

 

6 // HAVE NEWS? LET US KNOW.

Deadline: Tuesdays, end of day

  • COMMITTEES! 
    • Communicate!
    • DON'T FORGET TO SEND US YOUR NEWS SO EVERYONE IS IN THE KNOW!
  • MEMBERS: 
    • If you have updates, news, a show or event to announce, or a question to pose to the larger group of company members, please submit your requests each week by end of day Tuesday (latest) for possible inclusion in the weekly newsletter. (Not all information submitted will appear in the newsletter.)

      If you have questions or problems using the form to submit OR regarding communications in general: 
  • Member updates are curated by the Membership Committee, and not all updates submitted will appear in the newsletter.

 

Upcoming Dates:

Every Monday 9PM - "Man vs Food: Season 4" hosted by Ensemble Member Casey Webb

Tonight 8.30.17 - Booker Garrett on BRAVO'S "Odd Mom Out" 9:30PM Eastern

Monday 9.4.17 - NO SESSION

Friday 9.8.17 - Sunday 9.10.17 - "Uncle Silas" at the Marietta International Film Festival in Atlanta

Monday 9.11.17 - Next Session

Tuesday 9.12.17 - Sunday 9.17.17"Uncle Silas" at the Covellite International Film Festival in Butte, MT

Thursday 9.28.17 - Sunday 10.1.17 - "Uncle Silas" at the Hell’s Half Mile Film & Music Festival in Bay City, MI

Friday 10.27.17 - Sunday 11.19.17"Quick Fix" at the 32nd annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival

NEWSLETTER - Week of August 14th, 2017

1 // IF YOU DO ONLY THREE THINGS THIS WEEK...

  • FOLLOW-UP ON YOUR TEN-MINUTE PLAY CHALLENGE
    SUBMISSIONS DUE BY AUGUST 16 (TODAY)
    • REEL IN THOSE LAST MINUTE SUBMISSIONS!
      Submission language is located in the previous Newsletter from August 7th. Since today is the deadline, please send an email to Sayra at sayraplayer@gmail.com if you are still waiting for/planning to send any further submissions.

      Have your contacts send YOU any submissions, and then, after you have read the pieces yourself, forward on to Sayra any plays you would like to put into consideration. If you don't feel a particular play is right, we are still interested in developing relationships with writers who you feel we should have on our radar.
  • GET CONNECTED on SOCIAL MEDIA
    Last week we featured Casey WebbErin Mallon, Nina Mehta and Johnny Norwell are next. Be sure that you are connected to ALL these Ensemble Members on your social media accounts.
    • Casey Webb:
      TWITTER @caseyscall  //  INSTAGRAM iamhusky4life  //  FACEBOOK
      caseyscall
       
    • Nina Mehta:
      TWITT
      ER @Ladi_Nina  //  INSTAGRAM msmehtaifyourenasty //  FACEBOOK NinaMehtaActor
       
    • Erin Mallon: 
      TWITTER @ErinMallon  //  INSTAGRAM erinmallon  //  FACEBOOK erinmallon

       
    • Johnny Norwell: 
      TWITTER @jnorwell
       //  INSTAGRAM (no account) If posting use #johnnynorwell  //  FACEBOOK john.norwell

Try posting a personal anecdote about each of these members on your own social media accounts! DON'T FORGET TO INCLUDE A COLLECTIVE TAG IN ALL YOUR POSTS ABOUT MEMBERS. It's how people find us!

TWITTER @Collectivenyorg  //  INSTAGRAM @collectivenyorg  //  FACEBOOK TheCollectiveNY
 

  • ARCHIVE CHALLENGE: THE 2ND COLLECTIVE:10 (2014)
    This week, we are looking for any pictures or other materials from our second C:10 festival, back in 2014! This would include pictures from the plays themselves, as well as pictures of the Teatro Circulo Theater, where the festival was held.

Please submit all materials to:  thecollectivearchive@gmail.com. Members can also upload photos any materials directly through the Member Portal.

 

2 // STAY UP-TO-DATE with MEMBER NEWS

  • Ensemble member Marki Michelle will be featured in the short film "Brooklyn Bred," which has been officially accepted into the Academy Award-Qualifying Film Festival HollyShorts! The screening will be held at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood this Saturday, August 19th at noon!
     
  • Ensemble Member Amy Schumer will make her Broadway debut this Fall in Steve Martin's newest play METEOR SHOWER at the Booth Theater. The production also stars Keegan-Michael Key, Tony-winner Laura Benanti, and Alan Tudyk. Previews begin November 1. Opening night: November 29.
     
  • "Second Chance" starring Ensemble Member Lacy Marie Meyer is now available on iTunes.
     
  • Ensemble Members Amy Schumer and Kevin Kane began shooting "I Feel Pretty" this month with Voltage Pictures and producer McG. The film will also feature Ensemble Member John Norwell.

 

3 // COLLECTIVE NY FILMS - WHERE ARE WE NEXT?

  • The "Dead Monkey" team is actively seeking one or two additional producers to lead pre-production and the logistical aspects during the shoot (dates TBD). The film was originally a play in our 3rd C:10 and will include Ensemble Members in various roles. Richard Masur, with the assistance of David Johnson, will direct Booker Garrett and Marc Menchaca in the piece written by Mark Borkowski. If you have interest in joining the team please email Booker at bookergarrett@gmail.com.
     
  • "Uncle Silas" has been accepted into the Marietta International Film Festival in Marietta, GA (Atlanta metropolitan area) and will screen at the festival September 9-10.
     
  • "Quick Fix" was accepted into the 32nd annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, October 27-November 19.

 

4 // MEMBERSHIP - KEEP US IN THE LOOP

  • UPDATE YOUR SCHEDULE
    REMINDER - Membership is keeping track of your AVAILABILITY. Are you out of town filming? Away for the summer? 
    Please EMAIL YOUR SCHEDULE so we can share up-to-date availability for the company. Let us be able to tell writers, development and outside producers when you are/aren't available. Send to: collectivemembership@gmail.com 
     
  • SUBMIT YOUR MEMBERSHIP MATERIALS
    Please submit your headshot, resume, other photos and requested material to Collectivemembership@gmail.com. We need everyone's cooperation so we can get our online presence up to date fast.
     
  • All membership updates need to be sent in by the Tuesday EOD deadline. If you do not submit by then it will go on the following week's newsletter (unless the date makes it obsolete). Members please report updates and "book out" by sending an email to collectivemembership@gmail.com
     
  • See a calendar of Member events outside The Collective, PLUS Member recommendations for things to do and see. View the External Events Calendar

 

5 // GET SOME FACE TIME

  • The Collective Membership Committee weekly meeting is Mondays from 6-7pm, prior to the Monday session, in the Collective office. The doors are always open for any Member to participate. Ask questions, complain, compliment, give feedback, get more information about Collective activities, process, procedures, etc. -- anything. Check in with us.

 

6 // HAVE NEWS? LET US KNOW.

Deadline: Tuesdays, end of day

  • COMMITTEES! 
    • Communicate!
    • DON'T FORGET TO SEND US YOUR NEWS SO EVERYONE IS IN THE KNOW!
  • MEMBERS: 
    • If you have updates, news, a show or event to announce, or a question to pose to the larger group of company members, please submit your requests each week by end of day Tuesday (latest) for possible inclusion in the weekly newsletter. (Not all information submitted will appear in the newsletter.)

      If you have questions or problems using the form to submit OR regarding communications in general: 
  • Member updates are curated by the Membership Committee, and not all updates submitted will appear in the newsletter.

 

Upcoming Dates:

Every Monday 9PM - "Man vs Food: Season 4" hosted by Ensemble Member Casey Webb

Saturday 8.19.17 - "Brooklyn Bred" starring Marki Michelle 12pm HollyShorts Film Festival screening at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in LA

Monday 8.21.17 - Next Session

Friday 9.8.17 - Sunday 9.10.17 - "Uncle Silas" at the Marietta International Film Festival in Atlanta