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Financial Resources: Unemployment Benefits Extended for Freelancers

LEARN MORE ABOUT HOW YOU CAN APPLY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE As numerous performing arts companies and individual artists have lost vital streams of income due to the Coronavirus pandemic, many of us now need to file for unemployment. As of March 27, 2020, unemployment benefits have been extended for some… Read More

April 10, 2020

Financial Resources: Paycheck Protection Program

APPLY NOW TO CARES ACT LOAN 4/23/20 UPDATE: Congress is working swiftly to pass additional funding to support the PPP. If you have already been denied funds, reach out to your lender to make sure they are keeping you in a “queue” for the next round of funding. The Payroll… Read More

April 8, 2020

Financial Resources: Tax Filing Extension

Tax Deadline Extension helps with Arts Relief Pentacle knows many of our artists have intricate tax seasons due to multiple income sources and therefore file extensions. The IRS has extended the deadline to file and pay federal income taxes to July 15,… Read More

April 3, 2020

Financial Resources: Artists Impacted by COVID-19

Financial Resources for Artists Impacted by COVID-19 Pentacle remains dedicated to continuing to provide a high level of support to artists during these extraordinary circumstances. Alongside many other key and respected organizations in the field, we have begun accumulating and curating a list of… Read More

March 20, 2020

Black History Month Artist Spotlight: Kyle Marshall Choreography

Black History Month Artist Spotlight: Kyle Marshall Choreography Pentacle continues our celebration of #BlackHistoryMonth with Kyle Marshall Choreography, who utilizes Pentacle’s most comprehensive fiscal sponsorship, Foundation for Independent Artists. Photo Credit: David Gonsier How do you celebrate your heritage through your work as a dancer/choreographer? “I find the themes… Read More

February 20, 2020

Employment Opportunity: Part-Time and Full-Time Arts Administrators

Join Pentacle’s team of Impactful Arts Administrators Seeking one part-time and one full-time staff person to fill the roles of Fiscal Associate. About Pentacle: Pentacle’s mission is to design and provide unique and robust programs of support for performing artists at critical stages in their careers. Read More

February 18, 2020

Pentacle Updates: Newsletter #5

UNIQUE PROJECTS: Meet the Artists! Pentacle’s Fiscal Sponsorship programs serve a diverse group of artists and arts organizations both in NYC and nationally. Last year over 350 artists utilized our FOUR Fiscal Sponsorship programs: Unique projects; Unique plus; Foundation for Independent Artists; and Foundation for Independent Artists projects. We are… Read More

February 13, 2020

Black History Month Artist Spotlight: Renegade Performance Group

Black History Month Artist Spotlight: Renegade Performance Group Pentacle celebrates our artists this Black History Month with an interview with Renegade Performance Group! André Zachery (Artistic Director, Renegade Performance Group) is currently an Administrative Support Program artist and was previously part of our ART research project. Read More

February 13, 2020

Black History Month Artist Spotlight: Raphael Xavier

Black History Month Artist Spotlight: Raphael Xavier It’s Black History Month! Join us this month in celebrating the artists who make up Pentacle’s diverse community. Roster Artist, Raphael Xavier, is a self-taught Hip-Hop dancer, Breaking practitioner, rapper, photographer, Guggenheim Fellow, and Guest Lecturer in Dance at Princeton University. Read More

February 13, 2020
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