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Workshop Calendar

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May 2020

May 1, 2020

The Green Room - Alcoholics Anonymous (PST)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Underearners Anonymous have been cancelled at The Actors Fund. You may reference the national online directory for virtual meetings.

This...

May 4, 2020

The Career Center Orientation (EST)

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Orientation is the first step to enrolling in the services of The Career Center. 

The Career Center addresses a central challenge for performing arts and entertainment professionals:...

The Career Center Orientation (PST)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

...

Welcome to Medicare (Eastern Daylight Time)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The seminar is for anyone who will soon be getting Medicare and wants to learn more about how it works, understand the many options available and the timing of choosing and enrolling in coverage...

May 5, 2020

Career Assessment (PST)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please note your time zone: 10-12 (PST); Noon-2 (CST); 1-3 (EST)

Here is your chance to explore and prioritize your values, skills, and interests while getting a better...

How to Job Search During a Pandemic, Part 1 (PST)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Do you need help figuring out how to look for work during the current crisis? Are you wondering how to stay focused on your long term career goals when there is a...

Budgeting Nuts & Bolts (NYC)

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

***Beginning in April and until further notice this event will be held online only via Zoom webinar. There is no in-person meeting.***

A...

Self-Care to Give Care (NY)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

This group is intended for everyone who does the challenging work of caring for a loved one who is an older adult (whether a partner, spouse, parent, friend or other family). This initiative gives...

Managing Cash Flow (PST)

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

A six-week workshop designed to build on the skills introduced in Budgeting – Nuts & Bolts. Participants learn and begin to implement specific strategies for organizing expenses,...

Managing Cash Flow (NYC)

2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

***This workshop will be held online only via Zoom webinar. There is no in-person meeting.***

A six-week workshop designed to build on the skills introduced in Budgeting...

May 6, 2020

Managing Cash Flow (PST)

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

A six-week workshop designed to build on the skills introduced in Budgeting – Nuts & Bolts. Participants learn and begin to implement specific strategies for organizing expenses,...

WEDNESDAY FORUM: Recruitment Trends Amid COVID-19

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

In six short weeks, over 30 million workers applied for unemployment. Economists are predicting a delayed return to normal and, health officials are suggesting a normal work environment is months...

What Now? A Roadmap to Meaningful Work (EST)

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Performing Arts and Entertainment Professionals often find themselves working in supplemental employment that doesn’t connect to their values and skills. As a result, many find themselves in jobs...

Managing Cash Flow (NYC)

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

***This workshop will be held online only via Zoom webinar. There is no in-person meeting.***

A six-week workshop designed to build on the skills introduced in Budgeting...

May 7, 2020

The Art of Social Networking with LinkedIn (PST)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Created a LinkedIn account and wondering what to do next? This workshop will help you reframe your networking strategies and develop your brand on LinkedIn to more effectively connect to the...

Every Artist Insured: Getting & Keeping Affordable Health Insurance During COVID19 (Eastern Daylight Time)

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This seminar will help you understand the Affordable Care Act and give you clear, step-by-step guidance on what all your insurance options are and how to get the most affordable coverage. We will...

Budgeting Nuts & Bolts (PST)

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

***Until further notice, this event will be held online only via Zoom webinar. There is no in-person meeting.***

This single session monthly workshop focuses on helping you...

Resume Writing Workshop (EST)

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Prior to this workshop, please attend a Career Center Orientation | ...

LinkedIn | The Digital Network (EST)

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In this hands-on session, users learn how to set up and tweak their personal profiles in addition to learning how to network on the platform in a meaningful way. 

The Latest on COVID-19: A Panel Presentation for the Entertainment Community

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Join our doctors for a panel discussion on COVID-19.

Learn about:

  1. ...

May 8, 2020

Apartment Hunting 101: Strategies for Finding Housing in New York City

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Are you looking for a new place to live? Do you need to leave your current housing? During the pandemic, do you need updates on critical housing issues like evictions, mortgage payments, utilities...

Financial Wellness for the Entertainment Community Amid Covid-19 (ET)

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Resources, community, and support to help performing arts professionals maintain financial health and well-being during this challenging time. Presented by Financial Wellness Counselor Rebecca...

The Green Room - Alcoholics Anonymous (PST)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Underearners Anonymous have been cancelled at The Actors Fund. You may reference the national online directory for virtual meetings.

This...

May 11, 2020

The Career Center Orientation (EST)

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Orientation is the first step to enrolling in the services of The Career Center. 

The Career Center addresses a central challenge for performing arts and entertainment professionals:...

The Career Center Orientation (PST)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

...

Welcome to Medicare (Eastern Daylight Time)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The seminar is for anyone who will soon be getting Medicare and wants to learn more about how it works, understand the many options available and the timing of choosing and enrolling in coverage...

May 12, 2020

Career Assessment (PST)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please note your time zone: 10-12 (PST); Noon-2 (CST); 1-3 (EST)

Here is your chance to explore and prioritize your values, skills, and interests while getting a better...

Every Artist Insured: Getting & Keeping Affordable Health Insurance During COVID 19 (Pacific Daylight Time)

10:00 am - 11:00 am

This seminar will help you understand the Affordable Care Act and give you clear, step-by-step guidance on what your Covered California options are and how to get the most affordable coverage. We...

Self-Care to Give Care (NY)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

This group is intended for everyone who does the challenging work of caring for a loved one who is an older adult (whether a partner, spouse, parent, friend or other family). This initiative gives...

How to Job Search During a Pandemic, Part 2 (EST)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Are you interested in learning how to navigate your job search during pandemic? Do you need to discuss challenges the pandemic has burdened you with as a job seeker? If so, you're in the right...

Managing Cash Flow (PST)

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

A six-week workshop designed to build on the skills introduced in Budgeting – Nuts & Bolts. Participants learn and begin to implement specific strategies for organizing expenses,...

Managing Cash Flow (NYC)

2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

***This workshop will be held online only via Zoom webinar. There is no in-person meeting.***

A six-week workshop designed to build on the skills introduced in Budgeting...

May 13, 2020

Job Search Seminar Unit 1 | Personal Branding (EST)

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Today’s employment climate is more competitive than ever and there are many people out there competing for the best jobs available. As a result, the first step to a successful job search is to...

Managing Cash Flow (PST)

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

A six-week workshop designed to build on the skills introduced in Budgeting – Nuts & Bolts. Participants learn and begin to implement specific strategies for organizing expenses,...

Encore (PST)

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

ENCORE is an ongoing, once-monthly process group—for entertainment industry professionals 65 and over—that offers a safe place to explore the challenges of growing older in "the business."  Our...

Applying for Affordable Housing (NYC) co-presented by BAC

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Want to apply for affordable housing but don't know where to begin? During the pandemic, do you need updates on critical housing issues like evictions, mortgage payments, utilities, and rent ? The...

Managing Cash Flow (NYC)

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

***This workshop will be held online only via Zoom webinar. There is no in-person meeting.***

A six-week workshop designed to build on the skills introduced in Budgeting...

May 14, 2020

Resume Writing (PST)

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Are you tired of sending your resume out and not getting any response? In this workshop you will gain techniques, tips and tools that will increase your visibility in a competitive job market. Get...

Every Artist Insured: Getting & Keeping Affordable Health Insurance During COVID19 (Eastern Daylight Time)

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This seminar will help you understand the Affordable Care Act and give you clear, step-by-step guidance on what all your insurance options are and how to get the most affordable coverage. We will...

National Dancer Info Session

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

LEARN ABOUT DANCER SERVICES AT THE ACTORS FUND - For dancers unable to attend meetings in person.

Please Note...

LinkedIn | The Digital Network (EST)

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In this hands-on session, users learn how to set up and tweak their personal profiles in addition to learning how to network on the platform in a meaningful way. 

Exercise and Fitness under Quarantine

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Learn from a sports medicine specialist about how to exercise under quarantine. Dr....

Creativity Doesn't Age: Speaker Series for the 50+ Crowd

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

About this series: The world of work and meaningful connection for people over 50 is challenged by a number of factors at any time, but never as dramatically as during Covid-19....

May 15, 2020

Financial Wellness for the Entertainment Community Amid Covid-19 (ET)

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Resources, community, and support to help performing arts professionals maintain financial health and well-being during this challenging time. Presented by Financial Wellness Counselor Rebecca...

The Green Room - Alcoholics Anonymous (PST)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Underearners Anonymous have been cancelled at The Actors Fund. You may reference the national online directory for virtual meetings.

This...

May 18, 2020

The Career Center Orientation (EST)

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Orientation is the first step to enrolling in the services of The Career Center. 

The Career Center addresses a central challenge for performing arts and entertainment professionals:...

The Career Center Orientation (PST)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

...

Welcome to Medicare (Eastern Daylight Time)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The seminar is for anyone who will soon be getting Medicare and wants to learn more about how it works, understand the many options available and the timing of choosing and enrolling in coverage...

May 19, 2020

How to Job Search During a Pandemic, Part 1 (PST)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Do you need help figuring out how to look for work during the current crisis? Are you wondering how to stay focused on your long term career goals when there is a...

Financial Wellness Graduate Group (NYC)

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A monthly group providing ongoing support for graduates of Managing Cash Flow at The Actors Fund. Participants receive guidance and troubleshoot individual challenges, while building community and...

Every Artist Insured: Getting & Keeping Affordable Health Insurance During COVID19 (Pacific Daylight Time)

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This seminar will help you understand the Affordable Care Act and give you clear, step-by-step guidance on what your Covered California options are and how to get the most affordable...

Self-Care to Give Care (NY)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

This group is intended for everyone who does the challenging work of caring for a loved one who is an older adult (whether a partner, spouse, parent, friend or other family). This initiative gives...

Managing Cash Flow (PST)

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

A six-week workshop designed to build on the skills introduced in Budgeting – Nuts & Bolts. Participants learn and begin to implement specific strategies for organizing expenses,...

Managing Cash Flow (NYC)

2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

***This workshop will be held online only via Zoom webinar. There is no in-person meeting.***

A six-week workshop designed to build on the skills introduced in Budgeting...

May 20, 2020

Job Search Seminar Unit 2 | Networking Principles and Practices (PST)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Networking is considered the most important tool in your job search tool kit. During this seminar we will discuss how to leverage the hidden job market through networking and the best practices of...

Managing Cash Flow (PST)

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

A six-week workshop designed to build on the skills introduced in Budgeting – Nuts & Bolts. Participants learn and begin to implement specific strategies for organizing expenses,...

WEDNESDAY FORUM: Get Paid Using Your Artform to Design Online Experiences (EST)

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

The performing arts and entertainment industry has been severely impacted by COVID-19. At the same time, the number of jobs lost since March across...

What Now? A Roadmap to Meaningful Work (EST)

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Performing Arts and Entertainment Professionals often find themselves working in supplemental employment that doesn’t connect to their values and skills. As a result, many find themselves in jobs...

Managing Cash Flow (NYC)

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

***This workshop will be held online only via Zoom webinar. There is no in-person meeting.***

A six-week workshop designed to build on the skills introduced in Budgeting...

Applying for Affordable Housing in NYC

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Want to apply for affordable housing but don't know where to begin? During this time of crisis, do you need updates on critical housing issues like evictions, mortgage payments, utilities, and...

May 21, 2020

Every Artist Insured: Getting & Keeping Affordable Health Insurance During COVID19 (Eastern Daylight Time)

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This seminar will help you understand the Affordable Care Act and give you clear, step-by-step guidance on what all your insurance options are and how to get the most affordable coverage. We will...

Financial Wellness Graduate Group (PST)

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

A monthly group providing ongoing support for graduates of The Actors Fund Financial Wellness Program. Participants are able to receive guidance and troubleshoot individual challenges, while...

Resume Writing Workshop (EST)

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Prior to this workshop, please attend a Career Center Orientation | ...

LinkedIn | The Digital Network (EST)

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In this hands-on session, users learn how to set up and tweak their personal profiles in addition to learning how to network on the platform in a meaningful way. 

PrEP and HIV Prevention for the Entertainment Community

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us for a presentation by our Medical Director on the latest information...

May 22, 2020

The Green Room - Alcoholics Anonymous (PST)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Underearners Anonymous have been cancelled at The Actors Fund. You may reference the national online directory for virtual meetings.

This...

May 26, 2020

Career Assessment (PST)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please note your time zone: 10-12 (PST); Noon-2 (CST); 1-3 (EST)

Here is your chance to explore and prioritize your values, skills, and interests while getting a better...

Mindfulness Meditation at The Actors Fund (EST)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come together with others in the Entertainment Community, experiencing and learning Mindfulness practices utilizing the breath and meditation.

This 30-minute meditation practice is grounded...

Self-Care to Give Care (NY)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

This group is intended for everyone who does the challenging work of caring for a loved one who is an older adult (whether a partner, spouse, parent, friend or other family). This initiative gives...

How to Job Search During a Pandemic, Part 2 (EST)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Are you interested in learning how to navigate your job search during pandemic? Do you need to discuss challenges the pandemic has burdened you with as a job seeker? If so, you're in the right...

Managing Cash Flow (PST)

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

A six-week workshop designed to build on the skills introduced in Budgeting – Nuts & Bolts. Participants learn and begin to implement specific strategies for organizing expenses,...

May 27, 2020

Mindfulness Meditation at The Actors Fund (EST)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come together with others in the Entertainment Community, experiencing and learning Mindfulness practices utilizing the breath and meditation.

This 30-minute meditation practice is grounded...

Job Search Seminar Unit 3 | Submitting Online Applications (EST)

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this seminar, we will explore recruitment trends, how to outwit the online application black hole, and the overall application process and pre-employment screening.

Managing Cash Flow (PST)

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

A six-week workshop designed to build on the skills introduced in Budgeting – Nuts & Bolts. Participants learn and begin to implement specific strategies for organizing expenses,...

May 28, 2020

Virtual How To: The Do’s and Don’ts in Presenting Yourself on Zoom (PDT)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Do you have concerns about your skills in how to manage your virtual experience on Zoom?

Are you feeling...

Mindfulness Meditation at The Actors Fund (EST)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come together with others in the Entertainment Community, experiencing and learning Mindfulness practices utilizing the breath and meditation.

This 30-minute meditation practice is grounded...

Every Artist Insured: Getting & Keeping Affordable Health Insurance During COVID19 (Eastern Daylight Time)

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This seminar will help you understand the Affordable Care Act and give you clear, step-by-step guidance on what all your insurance options are and how to get the most affordable coverage. We will...

National Dancer Info Session

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

LEARN ABOUT DANCER SERVICES AT THE ACTORS FUND - For dancers unable to attend meetings in person.

Please Note...

LinkedIn | The Digital Network (EST)

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In this hands-on session, users learn how to set up and tweak their personal profiles in addition to learning how to network on the platform in a meaningful way. 

Sexually Transmitted Infections - Prevention and Treatment

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Learn from a reproductive health specialist about sexually transmitted infections...

Affordable Housing for Seniors (NYC)

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Tailored for senior citizens, this seminar helps participants better understand the affordable housing landscape and get organized and prepared to take advantage of...

May 29, 2020

Financial Wellness for the Entertainment Community Amid Covid-19 (ET)

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Resources, community, and support to help performing arts professionals maintain financial health and well-being during this challenging time. Presented by Financial Wellness Counselor Rebecca...

Mindfulness Meditation at The Actors Fund (EST)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Come together with others in the Entertainment Community, experiencing and learning Mindfulness practices utilizing the breath and meditation.

This 30-minute meditation practice is grounded...

The Green Room - Alcoholics Anonymous (PST)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Underearners Anonymous have been cancelled at The Actors Fund. You may reference the national online directory for virtual meetings.

This...