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Workshop Calendar

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November 2020

November 2, 2020

The Career Center Orientation (ET)

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Please note your time zone: 12-2:30 pm (ET);  9-11:30 am (PT);  11am-1pm (CT); 

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

The...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (ET)

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...

Welcome to Medicare (Eastern 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...

November 3, 2020

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

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please note your time zone: 10-12 (PT); Noon-2 (CT); 1-3 (ET)

Do you need help figuring out how to look for work during the...

Budgeting Nuts & Bolts (ET)

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A single-session workshop focused on identifying financial goals and getting specific about the flow of money in our lives. Participants will learn simple strategies for tracking...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (ET)

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 (ET)

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 (LA)

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,...

Advanced LinkedIn | Parts 1&2 (ET)

3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Workshop Hours: 12:00pm - 2:30pm PT / 2:00pm - 4:30pm CT/ 3:00pm - 5:30pm ET

Are you ready to take your LinkedIn skills to the next level? This course will provide you with...

November 4, 2020

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

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Workshop Hours: 10:00am - 12:00pm PT / 12:00pm - 2:00pm CT / 1:00pm - 3:00pm ET

Networking is considered the most important tool in your job search tool kit. During this...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (ET)

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...

Managing Cash Flow (LA)

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,...

Support Group for Dancers - Fall 2020

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

An 8-week virtual support group for professional dancers and choreographers who are currently not performing due to injury or as a result of the abrupt halt in the performing industry. Through...

Money Matters: Investing Basics for Creative Professionals - Part 1 (ET)

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Getting started with investing does not have to be intimidating–and it’s definitely not just for the wealthy! Join The Actors Fund and David Maurice Sharp, author of The Thriving Artist,...

November 5, 2020

Social Networking (PT)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Social sleuthing is standard in the hiring process, so what does your online presence say about you? In this workshop you will learn personal branding strategies and reframe your...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (ET)

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...

Money Matters: Managing Student Loans Amid COVID-19 (ET)

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

***The presentation has been updated to also provide the most current information about handling your student loans given the current COVID-19 crisis.***

The Actors Fund...

Every Artist Insured: Getting Affordable Coverage in NY/NJ During COVID-19 (Eastern Daylight Time)

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This webinar 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 (PT)

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 (ET)

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Workshop Hours: 10:00am - 12:30pm PT/ 12:00pm - 2:30pm CT / 1:00pm - 3:30pm ET

Are you unsure of ...

The Career Center Orientation (PT)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Please note your time zone: 1-2:30 pm (PT);  3-4:30 pm (CT);  4-5:30 pm (ET)

...

Psychology of Money

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Psychology of Money explores how family, cultural, and entertainment industry attitudes contribute to how we think about and use money. This six-week group will help participants identify...

November 6, 2020

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (ET)

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...

Advanced LinkedIn | Parts 1&2 (ET)

3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Workshop Hours: 12:00pm - 2:30pm PT / 2:00pm - 4:30pm CT/ 3:00pm - 5:30pm ET

Are you ready to take your LinkedIn skills to the next level? This course will provide you with...

November 9, 2020

The Career Center Orientation (ET)

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Please note your time zone: 12-2:30 pm (ET);  9-11:30 am (PT);  11am-1pm (CT); 

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

The...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (ET)

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...

Welcome to Medicare (Eastern 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...

November 10, 2020

Every Artist Insured: Getting Affordable Coverage in CA 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...

Career Assessment (PT)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us to explore and prioritize your values, skills, interests and preferences, in order to gain a better understanding of the jobs that are the best fit for you.

...

Finding Hope in Uncertain Times (PT)

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Are you struggling to hold on to hope during the pandemic? Perhaps the future seems uncertain, and the loss of normal routines and human connection have you feeling down? This six-week support...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (ET)

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 (ET)

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 (LA)

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,...

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

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Workshop Hours: 1:00pm - 3:00pm ET / 12:00pm - 2:00pm CT / 10:00am - 12:00pm PT

Are you interested in learning how to navigate your job search during pandemic? Do you need ...

Support Group for Entertainment Professionals (ET)

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Virtually join other performing arts and entertainment professionals to discuss the stress of change and the unknown during the COVID-19 pandemic. The eight-week group will be a way to connect...

November 11, 2020

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

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Workshop Hours: 10:00am - 12:00pm PT / 12:00pm - 2:00pm CT / 1:00pm - 3:00pm ET

In this seminar, we will explore recruitment trends, how to outwit the online application...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (ET)

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...

Managing Cash Flow (LA)

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...

Support Group for Dancers - Fall 2020

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

An 8-week virtual support group for professional dancers and choreographers who are currently not performing due to injury or as a result of the abrupt halt in the performing industry. Through...

Applying for Affordable Housing (NYC)

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...

November 12, 2020

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (ET)

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 Affordable Coverage in NY/NJ During COVID-19 (Eastern Daylight Time)

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This webinar 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...

Resume Writing Workshop (ET)

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Workshop Hours: 10:00am - 12:30pm PT/ 12:00pm - 2:30pm CT / 1:00pm - 3:30pm ET

Are you unsure of ...

The Career Center Orientation (PT)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Please note your time zone: 1-2:30 pm (PT);  3-4:30 pm (CT);  4-5:30 pm (ET)

...

LinkedIn | The Digital Network (ET)

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. 

Workshop Hours:...

Psychology of Money

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Psychology of Money explores how family, cultural, and entertainment industry attitudes contribute to how we think about and use money. This six-week group will help participants identify...

Money Matters: Investing Basics for Creative Professionals - Part 2 (ET)

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Getting started with investing does not have to be intimidating–and it’s definitely not just for the wealthy! Join The Actors Fund and David Maurice Sharp, author of The Thriving Artist,...

November 13, 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...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (ET)

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...

November 16, 2020

Support Group for Entertainment Professionals (PT)

10:30 am - 10:30 am

Virtually join other performing arts and entertainment professionals to discuss the stress of change and the unknown during this global pandemic. The group will be a way to connect with others in...

The Career Center Orientation (ET)

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Please note your time zone: 12-2:30 pm (ET);  9-11:30 am (PT);  11am-1pm (CT); 

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

The...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (ET)

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...

Welcome to Medicare (Eastern 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...

November 17, 2020

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

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please note your time zone: 10-12 (PT); Noon-2 (CT); 1-3 (ET)

Do you need help figuring out how to look for work during the...

Finding Hope in Uncertain Times (PT)

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Are you struggling to hold on to hope during the pandemic? Perhaps the future seems uncertain, and the loss of normal routines and human connection have you feeling down? This six-week support...

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 Affordable Coverage in CA During COVID-19 (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...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (ET)

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 (ET)

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 (LA)

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,...

Support Group for Entertainment Professionals (ET)

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Virtually join other performing arts and entertainment professionals to discuss the stress of change and the unknown during the COVID-19 pandemic. The eight-week group will be a way to connect...

Mind Body Spirit- A six week group for Black Women in Entertainment

2:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Being a professional in the entertainment business comes with its unique challenges. For Black women these challenges are often compounded by racism and sexism. This 6-week gathering provides a...

November 18, 2020

Job Search Seminar Unit 4 | Interviewing for Success (PT)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Workshop Hours: 10:00am - 12:00pm PT / 12:00pm - 2:00pm CT / 1:00pm - 3:00pm ET

It’s a fact: better interviewers get better job offers. However, the process of interviewing...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (ET)

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...

Managing Cash Flow (LA)

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,...

Support Group for Dancers - Fall 2020

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

An 8-week virtual support group for professional dancers and choreographers who are currently not performing due to injury or as a result of the abrupt halt in the performing industry. Through...

Spotlight Series

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

About Spotlight  
Our Spotlight Series highlights the transferable skills that performing arts and...

Applying for Affordable Housing (NYC)

5:30 pm - 7:30 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...

November 19, 2020

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (ET)

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 Affordable Coverage in NY/NJ During COVID-19 (Eastern Daylight Time)

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This webinar 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 (ET)

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Workshop Hours: 10:00am - 12:30pm PT/ 12:00pm - 2:30pm CT / 1:00pm - 3:30pm ET

Are you unsure of ...

The Career Center Orientation (PT)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Please note your time zone: 1-2:30 pm (PT);  3-4:30 pm (CT);  4-5:30 pm (ET)

...

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...

November 20, 2020

Work Watchers (PT)

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

‘Work Watchers’ is designed to help you take the next step in expanding on your Career Story and creating tangible Goals for yourself that are within your control....

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (ET)

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...

November 23, 2020

Support Group for Entertainment Professionals (PT)

10:30 am - 10:30 am

Virtually join other performing arts and entertainment professionals to discuss the stress of change and the unknown during this global pandemic. The group will be a way to connect with others in...

The Career Center Orientation (ET)

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Please note your time zone: 12-2:30 pm (ET);  9-11:30 am (PT);  11am-1pm (CT); 

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

The...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (ET)

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...

Welcome to Medicare (Eastern 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...

November 24, 2020

Career Assessment (PT)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us to explore and prioritize your values, skills, interests and preferences, in order to gain a better understanding of the jobs that are the best fit for you.

...

Finding Hope in Uncertain Times (PT)

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Are you struggling to hold on to hope during the pandemic? Perhaps the future seems uncertain, and the loss of normal routines and human connection have you feeling down? This six-week support...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (ET)

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 (ET)

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 (ET)

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Workshop Hours: 1:00pm - 3:00pm ET / 12:00pm - 2:00pm CT / 10:00am - 12:00pm PT

Are you interested in learning how to navigate your job search during pandemic? Do you need ...

Support Group for Entertainment Professionals (ET)

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Virtually join other performing arts and entertainment professionals to discuss the stress of change and the unknown during the COVID-19 pandemic. The eight-week group will be a way to connect...

Mind Body Spirit- A six week group for Black Women in Entertainment

2:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Being a professional in the entertainment business comes with its unique challenges. For Black women these challenges are often compounded by racism and sexism. This 6-week gathering provides a...

NYC Housing Connect 2.0 Tutorial

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

NYC has launched a NEW website for applying for affordable housing lotteries and re-rentals. Learn everything you need to know about 2.0.

Starting in July 2020, all new...

November 25, 2020

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (ET)

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...

November 27, 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...

November 30, 2020

Support Group for Entertainment Professionals (PT)

10:30 am - 10:30 am

Virtually join other performing arts and entertainment professionals to discuss the stress of change and the unknown during this global pandemic. The group will be a way to connect with others in...

The Career Center Orientation (ET)

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Please note your time zone: 12-2:30 pm (ET);  9-11:30 am (PT);  11am-1pm (CT); 

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

The...

Mindfulness Meditation with The Actors Fund (ET)

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...

Welcome to Medicare (Eastern 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...

Creative Career Storytelling

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Unsure of how to articulate the variety of things you do in your art/work life authentically through your LinkedIn summary statement? Would you like to discover a simple formula for...