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Workshop Calendar

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August 2020

August 3, 2020

The Career Center Orientation (ET)

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:...

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...

The Career Center Orientation (PDT)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

...

August 4, 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.

...

Support Group for Entertainment Professionals (ET)

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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...

Budgeting Nuts & Bolts (NYC)

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...

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

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...

August 5, 2020

Job Search Seminar Unit 1 | Personal Branding (PT)

10:00 am - 12:00 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...

Money Matters: Managing Debt & Credit (ET)

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

In this two-part seminar facilitated by Financial Wellness Counselor Rebecca Selkowe, J.D., we will cover the basics of consumer debt, including debt relief options, understanding and improving...

August 6, 2020

Social Networking (PT)

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 (ET)

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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

Psychology of Money (ET)

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

***Registration for this group is closed.***

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

August 7, 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...

August 8, 2020

The Virtual Creative Classroom: An Arts Education Symposium

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Career Center at The Actors Fund Presents The Virtual Creative Classroom:
An Arts Education Symposium for the Entertainment and Performing...

August 10, 2020

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...

August 11, 2020

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...

Support Group for Entertainment Professionals (ET)

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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...

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...

Mind Body Spirit - A Group for Black Women in Entertainment

2:00 pm - 3:15 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. The Actors Fund...

NYC Housing Connect 2.0 Tutorial

3:00 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.

Starting in July 2020, all new...

Money Matters: Investing Basics for Creative Professionals (ET)

3:00 pm - 5:30 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,...

August 12, 2020

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)

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...

Money Matters: Managing Debt & Credit (ET)

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

In this two-part seminar facilitated by Financial Wellness Counselor Rebecca Selkowe, J.D., we will cover the basics of consumer debt, including debt relief options, understanding and improving...

August 13, 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...

Companion Care Info Session (NYC)

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

The Companion Care industry provides emotional support to seniors who wish to remain independent at home, but require light assistance with daily living. If this is an area you believe you'd enjoy...

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 (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 (ET)

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

***Registration for this group is closed.***

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

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

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

John Tarnoff is a career transition coach, speaker and best-selling author who helps late-career professionals transition to meaningful and...

August 14, 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...

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...

August 17, 2020

The Career Center Orientation (ET)

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:...

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...

The Career Center Orientation (PDT)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

...

August 18, 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.

...

Strategies for Fighting Depression & Anxiety GRADUATES Zoom Check-In

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

This check-in via Zoom will be an opportunity to report and reflect on your successes and struggles with the ongoing implementation of the skills learned in the Strategies for Fighting Depression...

Support Group for Entertainment Professionals (ET)

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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...

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 (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 - 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...

Mind Body Spirit - A Group for Black Women in Entertainment

2:00 pm - 3:15 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. The Actors Fund...

Money Matters: Investing Basics for Creative Professionals (ET)

3:00 pm - 5:30 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,...

Orientation for Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Course

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join an Orientation session for The Actors Fund’s upcoming free online 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction courses for those in the performing arts and entertainment. MBSR uses meditation,...

August 19, 2020

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.

August 20, 2020

Resume Writing (PT)

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...

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...

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 (ET)

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

***Registration for this group is closed.***

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

August 21, 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...

August 24, 2020

The Career Center Orientation (ET)

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:...

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...

The Career Center Orientation (PDT)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

...

August 25, 2020

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

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...

Support Group for Entertainment Professionals (ET)

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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...

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...

Mind Body Spirit - A Group for Black Women in Entertainment

2:00 pm - 3:15 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. The Actors Fund...

NYC Housing Connect 2.0 Tutorial

3:00 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.

Starting in July 2020, all new...

The Career Center Orientation (ET)

5:00 pm - 7:00 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:...

August 26, 2020

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

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

It’s a fact: better interviewers get better job offers. However, the process of interviewing is anxiety-ridden. The key to doing well in an interview is to fully prepare and to practice, practice...

August 27, 2020

Orientation for Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Course

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Join an Orientation session for The Actors Fund’s upcoming free online 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction courses for those in the performing arts and entertainment. MBSR uses meditation,...

Resume Writing (PT)

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...

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 (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:...

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...

August 28, 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...

August 31, 2020

The Career Center Orientation (ET)

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:...

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...

The Career Center Orientation (PDT)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

...

Advanced LinkedIn | Parts 1&2 (ET)

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Are you ready to take your LinkedIn skills to the next level? This course will provide you with advanced LinkedIn strategies that are guaranteed to help increase your profile views and grow your...