Hard at work at the office: What the Creative Alliance is up to these days


1. March Arts Meetup: Its time again dear readers for the next, uber exciting Austin Arts Meetup! Checking out a nice place on the eastside, and hope you all can join us. Our meetups have attracted all sorts of lovely people, and we hope you can make it out to this one! The Meetup is Monday, March 22nd from 6-8 at the Red House ( 1917 Manor Road.)
The Austin Arts Meetup is a monthly celebration, mixer, party, schmoozing opportunity, and general good time for all Austin Artists. We had a fabulous time at our last Austin Arts Meetup at the Flying Saucer and and now are ready for some pizza and schmoozing at The Red House!

Happy Hour Specials only go till 7, so come early!
1/2 off Pizza, $1 off of cocktails, $2 Lonestar, and Artists!

Please spread the word to all artists that you know.


2. World Theatre Day

On Saturday, March 27, theatre artists will take to the streets, buses, shops, parks and fountains of Austin to engage unsuspecting audiences as participants in SPECT-ACTOR, Austin’s World Theatre Day celebration. From 10:30 am on, theatre artists will be out and about,, performing art in unlikely space to an unsuspecting audience.

Then join us for a World Theatre Day Party at the Creative Alliance Studios.( 701 Tillery St)

The party begins with a reading of the International World Theatre Day Message written by Judy Dench and read by Ken Webster, Robert Faires’s State of the Arts in Austin Address, and Michael Meigs thoughts from the point of view of an Austin Audience member/blogger. Refreshments, video clips from the day, live streamed footage from other cities celebrating World Theatre Day all included. Open to everyone, free of charge.

3. APASO– The Creative Alliance is excited to be sending some of our staff to this amazing conference in California next week. They will return with much knowledge to impart to our community, and be able to play a part in the future of Performing Arts Service Orgs nationwide!

APASO (Association of Performing Arts Service Organizations) is a gathering of organizations that has convened annually for more than 20 years to share best-practices for marketing the arts, for providing community-wide ticketing and audience development programs and for providing advocacy and other services to performing arts communities.

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The Austin Creative Alliance is a nonprofit performing arts service organization working to cultivate an environment where the performing arts can grow and flourish. We serve over 130 arts organizations with marketing, ticketing, audience development services; AEA paymaster, information & referral services — plus access to affordable health, liability, and event insurance. We also provide online professional development seminars, fiscal sponsorship services for emerging arts groups, host annual unified general auditions, annual theatre industry awards, and consistently advocate for the many benefits the arts bring to our quality of life.

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