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REGISTER for the BIZ of the MUSICAL THEATRE BIZ Conference below.

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EXPLANATION OF REGISTRATION OPTIONS:

FULL CONFERENCE - $595

Includes all events on Friday/Saturday/Sunday; all snacks and meals; and the option to submit a pitch for the Sunday Producer Panel,  and inclusion in the pitches we’re sending to national producers after the conference.

FRIDAY ONLY - $40

Attend only the Friday evening panel and opening reception.

*Note: Friday Only Registrants are NOT able to submit a PITCH for the Sunday Producer Panel and national producers Email Option.

SATURDAY ONLY - $295

Includes all panels, snacks, and meals on the Saturday of the conference ONLY.

*Note: Saturday Only Registrants are NOT able to submit a PITCH for the Sunday Producer Panel and national producers Email Option.

SUNDAY ONLY - $295

Includes all panels, snacks, and meals on the Sunday of the conference ONLY.

* Sunday Only registrants ARE entitled to submit a pitch for the Sunday Producer Panel and inclusion in the national producers Email Option.

EARLY REGISTRATION - $495

Register by June 1 and receive $100 off the Full Conference package which includes all events on Friday/Saturday/Sunday; all snacks and meals; and the option to submit a pitch for the Sunday Producer Panel,  and inclusion in the pitches we’re sending to national producers after the conference.

EARLY REGISTRATION + DISCOUNTED PITCH BOOT CAMP - $990

Register by June 1 and not only receive $100 off the Full Conference package (which includes all events on Friday/Saturday/Sunday; all snacks and meals; and the option to submit a pitch for the Sunday Producer Panel,  and inclusion in the pitches we’re sending to national producers after the conference) - but ALSO receive an additional $100 off on the PITCH Boot Camp.

Instructor: Scott Guy

SIX 30 to 60 minute online sessions - scheduled around YOUR schedule

(five sessions PRIOR to the July 29 BIZ OF THE BIZ Conference Pitch Panel; one follow-up session 2-3 months after the conference)

Course Fee: $595 (OR save $100 if also registering for the BIZ OF THE BIZ Conference)

You’ve written a great musical….now what?  How do you get producers to give your musical a look?  What do you need before you’re ready to approach producers and theatres?

This six-session Boot Camp is designed to get you up and running in about a month and a half.  (One session a week.)  You can complete the Boot Camp faster if you like…but not slower.  You can start any time you like, but once you do start, there’s no procrastinating.  New Musicals Inc.’s Executive Director Scott Guy will put your feet to the fire as you complete and polish the following, all of which you’ll want:

One-sentence elevator pitch
One-minute pique pitch
Five-minute hook pitch
logline
100 word synopsis
half-page synopsis
Wall-street paragraph pitch
song-synopsis (“record jacket”)
demographic description
query letter
authors’ bio

You’ll also get all the knowledge and materials you need to prepare:

a successful demo (how many songs? how well produced?)
logo/artwork
website to present your musical
legal protection/copyright
a targeted list of producers and theatres to approach
secondary targets:  festivals, workshops, contests
a timetable of your next steps

Here’s how it will work:

Session One:  Planning Ahead
This session is all online.  A pre-taped lecture, introducing you to the syllabus, the worksheets, and a list of things to do/write before your next session.

Session Two:  Taking Stock
A one-on-one session with Scott (one hour via teleconference), going over your preliminary pitches and half-page synopsis.  Discussion about demographic and spin.  Goals and timetable for demo, website, launch of pitch campaign.

Session Three:  Polishing Materials
Teleconference (half hour) with Scott, discussing your 100-word synopsis, Wall Street synopsis, elevator pitch.  Review/reiterate your theme and demographic.

Session Four:  Practice Pitch
Pitch to Scott.  Tips, tricks, feedback.  The query letter.  Half-hour teleconference.

Session Five:  Marketing Campaign
One hour teleconference with Scott, reviewing timetable and targeted producers/theatres.  Realistic goals and next steps.  Final practice pitch.

Session Six:  Follow-Up
2-3 months after you’ve launched your campaign, you’ll have a follow-up half-hour teleconference with Scott to determine what’s working and what’s not; how are producers responding to you and your musical…what steps of your campaign warrant revising?

Regular price of $595 includes all six sessions, five teleconferences, handouts, worksheets and pre-taped lectures. Early Registrants for the BIZ OF THE BIZ Conference receive $100 off this price.

PITCH BOOT CAMP - $595

Instructor: Scott Guy

SIX 30 to 60 minute online sessions - scheduled around YOUR schedule

(five sessions PRIOR to the July 29 BIZ OF THE BIZ Conference Pitch Panel; one follow-up session 2-3 months after the conference)

Course Fee: $595

You’ve written a great musical….now what?  How do you get producers to give your musical a look?  What do you need before you’re ready to approach producers and theatres?

This six-session Boot Camp is designed to get you up and running in about a month and a half.  (One session a week.)  You can complete the Boot Camp faster if you like…but not slower.  You can start any time you like, but once you do start, there’s no procrastinating.  New Musicals Inc.’s Executive Director Scott Guy will put your feet to the fire as you complete and polish the following, all of which you’ll want:

One-sentence elevator pitch
One-minute pique pitch
Five-minute hook pitch
logline
100 word synopsis
half-page synopsis
Wall-street paragraph pitch
song-synopsis (“record jacket”)
demographic description
query letter
authors’ bio

You’ll also get all the knowledge and materials you need to prepare:

a successful demo (how many songs? how well produced?)
logo/artwork
website to present your musical
legal protection/copyright
a targeted list of producers and theatres to approach
secondary targets:  festivals, workshops, contests
a timetable of your next steps

Here’s how it will work:

Session One:  Planning Ahead
This session is all online.  A pre-taped lecture, introducing you to the syllabus, the worksheets, and a list of things to do/write before your next session.

Session Two:  Taking Stock
A one-on-one session with Scott (one hour via teleconference), going over your preliminary pitches and half-page synopsis.  Discussion about demographic and spin.  Goals and timetable for demo, website, launch of pitch campaign.

Session Three:  Polishing Materials
Teleconference (half hour) with Scott, discussing your 100-word synopsis, Wall Street synopsis, elevator pitch.  Review/reiterate your theme and demographic.

Session Four:  Practice Pitch
Pitch to Scott.  Tips, tricks, feedback.  The query letter.  Half-hour teleconference.

Session Five:  Marketing Campaign
One hour teleconference with Scott, reviewing timetable and targeted producers/theatres.  Realistic goals and next steps.  Final practice pitch.

Session Six:  Follow-Up
2-3 months after you’ve launched your campaign, you’ll have a follow-up half-hour teleconference with Scott to determine what’s working and what’s not; how are producers responding to you and your musical…what steps of your campaign warrant revising?

Regular price of $595 includes all six sessions, five teleconferences, handouts, worksheets and pre-taped lectures.

REGISTER FOR PITCH BOOT CAMP
FUNDING FOR RESIDENTS OF LA COUNTY, SAN FRANCISCO, or SAN JOSE

If you are a resident of Los Angeles County, or of the City of of San Francisco or San Jose, you may apply for funding through the Creative Capacity Fund Quick Grant Program. Note that you would need to apply by their May 15 or June 15 deadline in order to qualify (their July 15 deadline will be too late as they have a one-month turn-around on notifications).

Here is a link to their informational page:
https://www.cciarts.org/_Library/docs/QG_Guidelines_English_February_2018.pdf

Here is a link to their online application:
https://www.cciarts.org/cgi/page.cgi/apply_funding.html?form_id=3&log=newRegister by June 1 and not only

If you are not a resident of LA County, the city of San Francisco, or the city of San Jose, you might google around to see if your city or county or state have their own similar funding programs.

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