MENTOR MONTH IS HERE!


Welcome to mentor month where ELAC faculty, staff and its partners, in collaboration with Center Theatre Group, bring you a month of interviews, workshops and other events geared to help you grow and transition into your career as a theater major. 

I AM INTERESTED... WHAT IS IT EXACTLY? 


We have been partnering with Center Theatre Group to offer free workshops, dialogues, interviews, theater tours and other thrilling events every year for the Month of March. We believe that connecting you, our students, to professionals in the industry and other various organizations is one of the best way to launch you into your future career. On this page you will find a interactive calendar with ZOOM events in ORANGE and in person events in GREEN, and information for each event and workshops.

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Each ZOOM event (in red) has a link embedded into the calendar itself. Simply click on the title of the event you wish to attend.

COLLEGE & CAREER FAIR FOR THE ARTS 2022

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Daydreaming about a future in the creative arts? Getting ready to apply to college but not sure which one is best for you? Join us for the 2022 hybrid edition of the College & Career Fair for the Arts and let us help guide the next steps on your journey to becoming a creative professional. It’s totally free and designed especially for teens (but parents and high school educators are welcome, too!) The only requirement is that you register by March 15.  

In-Person: Saturday, March 19, 2022, 10am–2pm
Virtual: Sunday, March 20, 2022, 10am–3pm

Click here to go to the CTG website and learn more.


GOING PRO CAREER FAIR FOR THE ARTS 2022

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A full day of free career preparation, mentorship, and networking, designed to prepare students to step directly from higher education into a rewarding career in live theatre and entertainment.

Going Pro Career Fair 2022: The Not So Impossible Dream

In-Person: Saturday, April 16, 2022, 10am-2pm
Virtual: Saturday, April 23, 2022,10am-4pm

This two-day, hybrid event focuses on starting a career amidst a brave but uncertain new future. Designed for current college and graduate students, early-career individuals, and college, university and trade tech educators, the event will include panel discussions with industry professionals, interactive learning opportunities, networking and community-building, creative workshops, and free headshots. Registration will open on March 1st!

Click here to go to the CTG website and learn more.



WRITING WORKSHOP WITH BENJAMIN BENNE

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Join us as we welcome Playwright Benjamin Benne. The world premiere of his play, ALMA, opens at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in March! 

Wednesday, March 2nd, at 12 pm on Zoom
In case you have missed the event, you can watch the recording through this link:
︎Benjamin Benne Writing Workshop Recording Link




LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT DIALOGUE

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Join ELAC's Land Acknowledgement Committee and the Theater Dept's cast of Aristophanes' The Birds to learn more about the Native Land our campus is on.

Thursday, March 3rd, at 6 pm on Zoom
In case you have missed the event, you can watch the recording through this link:
︎Land Ackowledgement dialogue Recording Link



PAID ARTS INTERNSHIPS

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Since 2000, the LA County Arts Internship Program has provided undergraduate and community college students with internships at nonprofit film, performing arts, visual arts, music, literary arts, social justice, and municipal arts organizations as a companion program to the Getty Multicultural Internship Program.

200+ Positions Work on Film Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Music, Literary Arts, Social Justice, and Municipal Projects: 400 Hours at $15/Hour.

IF YOU HAVE MISSED THIS EVENT, YOU CAN WATCH IT DOWN HERE︎︎︎
Click play and watch the recording of the infosession. 


Or go to LACountyArts.org/internships






LOCAL 705 PACT INFO SESSION: Motion Picture Costumers

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Join the 705 PACT team to learn about the program and how you can get started in the entertainment industry.

Tuesday, March 8th, at Noon on Zoom


CREATING CHARACTER: AN ACTO WORKSHOP

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Join us as we welcome Christy Sandoval from El Teatro Campesino. All are welcome!

︎Click here if you would like to see the recording of this event!



BUILDING AN ENSEMBLE: A PHYSICAL THEATER WORKSHOP

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Join us as we welcomeEstela Garcia as she leads this exciting and interactive workshop. All are welcome!

Saturday, March 12th, from 12-2pm in the proscenium and online. 



CREATIVE CAREER GUIDEBOOK: Networking and Interviews

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Join CTG's Camille Schennkan and Jessica Hansen for an interactive online workshop all about YOUR career.

Tuesday, March 15th, at 4 pm on Zoom


THEATER IN NEW YORK

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Ever wonder what it is like to work in the entertainment industry in New York?! Join us for a conversation about the industry in New York. All are welcome!



CENTER THEATRE GROUP SITE TOUR

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Go on a guided backstage tour of CTG spaces and facilities! Exclusive tour for ELAC students.

Tuesday, March 22nd. Meet at 12:30 pm in the ELAC P2 Loading Dock


STAGE MANAGEMENT SPOTLIGHT

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ELAC's SM Instructor and Mentor Jenny Jacobs moderates a stage management panel with local professionals! Learn about how they got their start in the industry, what their jobs are like, and their advice for students studying stage management.

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE ZOOM RECORDING OF THE STAGE MANAGEMENT PANEL


CENTER THEATRE GROUP INTERNSHIP ORIENTATION

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Join the CTG Education Team to learn more about their amazing internship program! Find out all the details and ask your questions.

Thursday, March 24th, at 1:30 pm in the P2 Proscenium Theater



THEATER WORKSHOP WITH CORKY DOMINGUEZ

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Explore concepts, creations, and techniques for devised, solo, and performance artwork. Corky Dominguez has over 35 years of theatrical experience as a producer, director, choreographer, writer, performer, and educator.

IN PERSON,Friday, March 25th, at 1:00 pm in the P2 Proscenium Theater


IRANIAN ANIMATION DAY

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We cordially invite you & a guest to a screening of Iranian films followed by a Q&A and more!

Saturday March 26th, 2022.
To attend please RSVP by march 23rd at rsvpanim@gmail.com




ALUMNIN PANEL

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Join ELAC Alumni in a discussion on their career path after ELAC: We will discuss tools and tips to transitioning into the workforce, Undergraduate and Graduate school and much more!

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE ZOOM RECORDING OF THE ALUMNI PANEL

TOOLS TO IMPROVE YOUR CRAFT WITH RODNEY SCOTT

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Join ELAC Theater Arts faculty Rodney Scott and learn about all the ways that you can improve your craft with tools and strategies of success.

CLICK HERE IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE THE RECORDING OF THE EVENT
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