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TLA President’s Remarks at ASTR/TLA Conference 2017

November 22nd, 2017 | ASTR, Awards, Book Awards, Conferences, Events, Louis Rachow Distinguished Service Award, Members, Membership, Performing Arts Resources, President's Blog, Related Organizations

November 18, 2017 Good afternoon.  It is my pleasure and privilege to serve as President of the Theatre Library Association and on behalf of TLA thank you to the ASTR Officers, Executive Committee, Conference Program Chairs, and Conference Program Committee.  I begin with a report on the activities of the American Theatre Archive Project on […]

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Theatre Library Association Statement on Proposed Cuts to NEA, NEH, and IMLS

May 23rd, 2017 | President's Blog

TLA affirms its support for our partner and affiliate organizations and the nation’s endowments in the Arts and Humanities.  While we are not a political organization, we do inform and empower our communities through support to archivists, librarians, practitioners, and scholars. TLA will continue to advocate for and participate in the open exchange of information […]

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TLA in 2016!

November 30th, 2016 | President's Blog

Greetings and Happy Anniversary TLA! Congratulations to Theatre Library Association on our upcoming 80th Anniversary in 2017! Best wishes for a happy and healthy holiday season!   Statement on the Outcome of the Presidential Election Before I begin the summary of events for the Theatre Library Association in 2016, I offer a note on the national state of […]

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TLA IN 2015!

December 15th, 2015 | President's Blog

Greetings TLA! Best wishes for a happy and healthy holiday season! I am writing to provide a glimpse of the activities of this past year and to outline new initiatives for 2016. I am delighted to report that Theatre Library Association has enjoyed another active and productive year. I thank our officers – Angela Weaver, […]

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TLA Election Results!

October 22nd, 2015 | Elections, President's Blog

Congratulations to our new board members! Election results were shared at the annual business meeting held October 16, 2015. I am pleased to announce that Diana Bertolini has been re-elected for another term. Francesca Marini will be returning to the board in 2016. Congratulations to Rosemary Davis and Claudia Case on your election to a first […]

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TLA Summer News

July 5th, 2015 | President's Blog

  The TLA Board met in June at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts to discuss the ongoing business of the association.  A note of thanks to the TLA Board for all of their good work. Membership Thank you to new and renewing members of TLA. We rely on your membership dues […]

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Meet our New Book Review Editor — Welcome Emily Witkowski!

May 22nd, 2015 | Book/Media Reviews, President's Blog

I am pleased to introduce Emily Witkowski as the new TLA Book Review Editor. Many thanks to Charlotte Cubbage for her fine work as editor. Charlotte will help with the transition which should be completed by early summer. The Book Review Editor works with the review writers to produce approximately 4-6 reviews which will be published […]

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New: TLA Book Club

May 19th, 2015 | Membership, President's Blog

I am interested in starting a TLA Book Club focusing on titles from our Freedley and Wall Award winners and our current book reviews.  The list of past Freedley and Wall winners is an outstanding catalog of works all worth revisiting or discovering fresh.  Our TLA Book Reviews provide the current must-have titles on the […]

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President’s Report

May 13th, 2015 | President's Blog

President’s Report for Spring 2015 The TLA Board met in New York City on February 20, 2015. We had a productive meeting and successfully connected with our members on the west coast using good old fashioned technology – the telephone. It was my pleasure to welcome our new members Tanisha Jones and Joseph Talley and to welcome […]

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Meet Our New Webmaster — Welcome Eric Colleary!

March 13th, 2015 | Job Postings, Members, President's Blog

I am delighted to introduce Eric Colleary as TLA’s new webmaster. Eric has extensive experience working with WordPress and social media. In addition, he has been appointed Co-Chair of the Website Editorial Committee and will work with Angela Weaver to further the activities related to the website and Broadside Digest.  His interests include archives, performing arts […]

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