Engage: News, Upcoming Events & Performances
A Mexican Affair comes to The Metropolitan Room in May!
Join us on Friday, May 6th, 2016 for a one-night-only performance of A Mexican Affair at The Metropolitan Room, a classy and intimate cabaret space located at 34 West 22nd St in Manhattan.
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New Play Reading Series
Convergences Theatre Collective is excited to launch it’s spring/ summer New Play Reading Series! We are working with four incredible playwrights in a reading series that is aimed at supporting the development of each script and supporting the playwright in his/ her creation process. The playwrights for this series are Kaleda Davis, Erin Duer, Peter Grandbois and Mark Snyder.
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Jeremy Williams is committed to excellence and innovation in the Performing Arts. He focuses on challenging and redefining the creation of new works, developing curriculum and pedagogy, as well as leading the professional development of educators, artists, and audiences. His work as a Director/Choreographer has been seen across the country. He has led the creation of over 40 original productions spanning the genres of drama, musicals, concert dance, experimental theatre, and nightlife entertainment. He is the Founding Director (2008) of Convergences Theatre Collective, a national network of contemporary theatre artists and teachers dedicated to creating new work and revealing the artistic process for contemporary audiences – both live and online.
As an arts advocate and leader, Williams has consulted and coached numerous individual artists and arts organizations in artistic, educational, programatic, social media, promotions, and revenue/funding projects. He has been a leader in promoting and educating the field about Audience Engagement as a tool for artistic and business success. He has been a presenter and speaker for Engaging Dance Audiences, the national Dance/USA conference, Nonprofit Finance Fund’s Leading for the Future Initiative, and many webinars for the field in his capacity as Community Manager for GoSeeDo.org (formerly the Audience Engagement Platform). Williams is committed to creating, testing, learning, and sharing new models of business for artists and arts organizations to keep our work relevant and sustainable.