Theatre Puget Sound (TPS) is a leadership and service organization founded in 1997 to advocate for the region's growing theatre community's causes and administer much-needed services.
TPS is now the Northwest's premiere arts advocacy and leadership organization, providing programming and services that benefit both the theatre community and the larger regional arts community.
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Washington State is currently implementing payroll audits of arts organizations. What is a state payroll audit? What is the state looking for? TPS recently prepared for its own payroll audit, during which we learned a great deal. We would like to share … Continue reading
“Springboard” your organization to greater success and sustainability! Springboard is a cohort-based planning program for small and mid-sized arts and cultural organizations developed and led by Claudia Bach of AdvisArts and fueled by a corps of skilled 501 Commons volunteer … Continue reading
Intiman’s closure has left many ticketholders wondering what will happen with their purchase since the theatre will be unable to give refunds. Thankfully, many other local theatres have stepped up saying they will honor Intiman tickets as admission to their … Continue reading
We thought you’d all like to know about this upcoming event. PatronManager CRM is a Customer Relationship Management system, which is a new patron-centered way of operating your organization, designed specifically for small to medium-sized arts groups. With PatronManager CRM, … Continue reading
Is your organization at risk of losing its tax exempt status? With changes to the 990, you may simply be unaware of your requirements to file. You may also be intentionally letting the status expire for a defunct organization but … Continue reading
If your organization uses wireless mics you may need to change the frequency; the FCC has sent a reminder to vacate all usage of the 700 MHz Band by June 12. Under a new FCC rule, anyone who uses a … Continue reading
Both of the resident companies in the Seattle Center House have some classic stories in their upcoming seasons. Let’s look! Book-It Repertory Theatre The Cider House Rules, Part Two: In Other Parts of the World (September-October 2010) written by John … Continue reading
Both SCT and ArtsWest are bringing quite a few Seattle premieres to their 2010-2011 season! The Green Sheep (Aug – Sep) – Based on Mem Fox and Judy Horacek’s book Where is the Green Sheep? for ages 1-4 The Borrowers … Continue reading
On Tuesday, drastic changes were made to our health care system when President Obama signed the health care reform measure into law. Among those changes are some immediate benefits to small businesses providing health insurance to their employees. Americans for … Continue reading
Theatre Puget Sound (TPS), in partnership with Theatre Communications Group (TCG) and the Association of Performing Arts Service Organizations (APASO), is conducting another very short snapshot survey to get an up-to-the-minute sense of how your arts organization is faring. The … Continue reading