Dear Pentacle friends and family,
I am excited to share that beginning in July, our longtime staff member, Clarissa Soto Josephs, transitioned from Pentacle’s Director of Programming to Associate Director! This marks an exciting turning point in our 43-year history. As always, Pentacle’s growth has been organic and so it is with great pleasure that we can continue this trend by seeking future leadership from within our staff.
Clarissa has been an integral part of Pentacle for the past nine years and I look forward to working closely with her in this new relationship. Along with the staff and Board, I see this as an important step towards Pentacle’s sustainable future serving the artists we support in NYC, nationally and internationally.
Working Sessions and Mentorship
Think long-term! What does infrastructure look like for your company or organization in the next 5-10 years? Our Administrative Support Program helps artists put these ideas into action through one-on-one Working Sessions and access to Mentorship. Artists can choose a variety of topics, including Capacity Building & Management, Fiscal, Marketing, Booking & Touring and Grant Writing.
EDUCATION & OUTREACH:
Participate in our Internship Program!
Applications for our Fall 2019 Internship Program are due August 16 for interns and August 23 for artists/nonprofits looking for interns. The fall session will run from September 30 – November 22. Interns interested in arts administration will work for 10 hours/week with a participating individual artist or nonprofit arts organization and receive weekly Professional Development seminars.
20/21 Artists Announced!
USA: BridgmanPacker Dance, Dance Heginbotham, David Dorfman Dance, Ephrat Asherie Dance, Raphael Xavier
International: Nrityagram Dance Ensemble (India), RUBBERBAND (Canada), Tangueros del Sur (Argentina)
Theater: SITI Company
Pentacle is excited to announce a new partnership with Opportunity Arts. Based in Michigan’s capital city of Lansing, Opportunity Arts provides promotional & administrative services to individual artists & understaffed arts organizations. Through this partnership, we are able to offer exclusive benefits for Opportunity Arts Affiliate Members and provide them a personal relationship with Pentacle and our services. The partnership will offer automatic membership to Unique projects, our most basic fiscal sponsorship program.