Virtual How To: The Art of Effective Networking | Actors Fund
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Virtual How To: The Art of Effective Networking

Workshop Hours: 1:00pm - 2:30pm PT / 3:00pm - 4:30pm CT / 4:00pm - 5:30pm ET

In order to participate fully in the activities set out during this workshop, you’ll need to use either a computer or tablet and not a phone when signing onto the Zoom link.

Did you know that right now is the best time to network? Get ready to grow and cherish your network in a way that feels authentic, especially now, when networking sometimes means staying at home.

  • Learn how to create meaningful, authentic connections on Zoom
  • Discover the mindset you need so you can show up confident and attract the right collaborators
  • Consider easy ways to keep the conversation going with your new contacts so you don’t lose momentum

About our Speaker: 

Brian Patacca helps creatives get what they want without suffering. He has led workshops at universities across the globe including Northwestern, Pepperdine, PACE, Columbia College Chicago, Rose Bruford, SAG-AFTRA and countless studios in the US and abroad. Brian's coaching clients include Tony Award-winners, solo-prenuers, filmmakers, writers, producers and stand-up comedians. He has been a contributing expert to Backstage Magazine for over a decade.


Via Zoom, an online video conferencing system that we will be using for class. You will need a device with internet connectivity to participate (a headset or earphones with a mic are recommended, though not required).

Attendance Rules: 

Class will begin at the scheduled time, so please be prompt. Log in a few minutes early to ensure your device is operational. 

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