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January 2021

January 4, 2021

The Career Center Orientation (ET)

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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

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

...

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 (ET)

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...

LinkedIn Suite for Entertainment: Part 2, LinkedIn Purpose & Job Searching

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Workshop Hours: 11:30pm - 2:00pm PT / 1:30pm - 4:00pm CT/ 2:30pm - 5:00pm ET

LinkedIn Suite for Entertainment 
Part 2: LinkedIn Purpose & Job...

January 5, 2021

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.

...

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...

How to Job Search During a Pandemic, Part 1 (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 ...

January 6, 2021

Job Search Seminar Unit 1 | Personal Branding (PT)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

Today’s employment climate is more competitive than ever and there are many people out there...

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...

Budgeting Nuts & Bolts - Evening (ET)

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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

To get where you want to go, you must know your starting point. This single-...

January 7, 2021

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...

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)

...

Budgeting Nuts & Bolts (PT)

1:00 pm - 3:00 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 income and...

January 8, 2021

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...

LinkedIn Suite for Entertainment: Parts 3&4, Networking, Content Creation & Challenge

2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Workshop Hours: 11:30pm - 2:00pm PT / 1:30pm - 4:00pm CT/ 2:30pm - 5:00pm ET

LinkedIn Suite for Entertainment 
Part 3: Networking & Content...

January 11, 2021

The Career Center Orientation (ET)

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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

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

...

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 (ET)

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...

January 12, 2021

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

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please note your time zone: 10:00am - 12:00pm PT / 12:00pm - 2:00pm CT / 1:00pm - 3:00pm ET

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

Every Artist Insured California

10:00 am - 11:00 am

This is a web-based seminar that 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...

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...

Support Group for Entertainment Professionals

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...

January 13, 2021

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...

Personal Perspective: The Entrepreneurial Journey

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Time: 11:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM CT / 2:00 PM ET

...

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...

Encore (PST)

2:00 pm - 2:00 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...

Conversations with . . . Stage Managers

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

About Conversations with . . . Stage Managers 

Following up on our lively November 18 ...

Applying for Affordable Housing (NYC)

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Want to apply for affordable housing but don't know where to begin? The Actors Fund affordable housing seminar helps participants get organized so they can be prepared to take...

January 14, 2021

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...

National Dancer Info Session

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

LEARN ABOUT DANCER SERVICES AT THE ACTORS FUND

Please Note your time zone:
10 am -11 am (PT)
11 am - Noon (MT)...

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 Suite for Entertainment: Part 1, Profile Development Basics

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Workshop Hours: 11:30pm - 1:30pm PT / 1:30pm - 3:30pm CT/ 2:30pm - 4:30pm ET

LinkedIn Suite for Entertainment 
Part 1: Profile...

January 15, 2021

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...

January 19, 2021

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.

...

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 California

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

 

This is a web-based seminar that 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...

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 1 (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

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...

NYC Housing Connect 2.0 Tutorial

3:30 pm - 5:00 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.

 All new affordable housing...

Information Session | The Creative Entrepreneur Project

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Performing arts and entertainment professionals, at the very core of their being, are entrepreneurs. This is the premise that underlines the design of The...

January 20, 2021

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...

Time & Energy: Balancing the Multiple Demands of Art, Work and Life (ET)

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This is a 2-part workshop series: 

Part One will be held on January 20th. 

Part Two will be held on January 27th. 

...

Managing Cash Flow Graduate Group (ET)

5:00 pm - 7:00 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...

January 21, 2021

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...

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)

...

Managing Cash Flow Graduate Group (PT)

1:00 pm - 3:00 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...

Information Session | The Creative Entrepreneur Project

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Performing arts and entertainment professionals, at the very core of their being, are entrepreneurs. This is the premise that underlines the design of The...

Psychology of Money (ET)

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

***Registration for this cycle is closed.***

Psychology of Money explores how family, cultural, and entertainment industry attitudes contribute to how we think about and...

Affordable Housing for Seniors (NYC)

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

This seminar, tailored for senior citizens, helps participants better understand the affordable housing landscape and get organized and prepared to take advantage of opportunities to apply. While...

Spotlight Series - What Dancers Bring to the World of Work

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Our Spotlight Series highlights the transferable skills that performing arts and entertainment professionals can use to...

January 22, 2021

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...

January 25, 2021

The Career Center Orientation (ET)

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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

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

...

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 (ET)

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...

January 26, 2021

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

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please note your time zone: 10:00am - 12:00pm PT / 12:00pm - 2:00pm CT / 1:00pm - 3:00pm ET

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

The AIDS Crisis and Covid-19: A Familiar Journey? PART II

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a second gathering to continue our virtual discussion about the similarities of, and differences between, the current pandemic and living with HIV. Were there lessons learned and...

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...

Support Group for Entertainment Professionals

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...

Managing Cash Flow (ET)

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

January 27, 2021

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...

Time & Energy: Balancing the Multiple Demands of Art, Work and Life (ET)

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This is a 2-part workshop series: 

Part One will be held on January 20th. 

Part Two will be held on January 27th. 

...

National Suport Group for Dancers - Winter 2021

3:00 pm - 3:00 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...

Managing Cash Flow (ET)

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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

January 28, 2021

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...

National Dancer Info Session

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

LEARN ABOUT DANCER SERVICES AT THE ACTORS FUND

Please Note your time zone:
10 am -11 am (PT)
11 am - Noon (MT)...

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 Suite for Entertainment: Part 1, Profile Development Basics

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Workshop Hours: 11:30pm - 1:30pm PT / 1:30pm - 3:30pm CT/ 2:30pm - 4:30pm ET

LinkedIn Suite for Entertainment 
Part 1: Profile...

Psychology of Money (ET)

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

***Registration for this cycle is closed.***

Psychology of Money explores how family, cultural, and entertainment industry attitudes contribute to how we think about and...

Spotlight Series: Comedians and the Business of Funny

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Spotlight on Comedians with Special Guest Sara Benincasa

...

January 29, 2021

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...