Help for Your Arts!



  • Save the Date: First Saturdays of each month :
  • June 5  10am-1pm Creative Process: Ideas to Production at Riverside Church Multi-Purpose room
  • Calling all NEC Alumns!! Meet with CBS VP see below!
  • June 5th 1-6pm Open House more below!
From the Desk of Marie McKinney
Negro Ensemble Co. 
Marie McKinney

NEC Monthly Meet June 5 10am-1pm at Riverside Church 91 Claremont Ave 1 block west of 120th St and Broadway

10  NEC Actors meeting one-on-one with…
… CBS NY/Hollywood VP of Casting Fern Orenstein  CBS Diversity Institute. Send pix and resumes for future consideration:
Join The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. (NEC)for the summer of 2010! Open House June 5 1-6pm: Play, Screen Writing and Acting Workshops Beginning to Advanced Instruction at Art New York Studio, Bruce Mitchell Room 520 8th Avenue, 3rd Floor, (between 36 & 37 Streets) New York, NY. Build a bridge to the future

June 5th  10am-1pm Special Guests and Gifts for Artists!!!

at Riverside Church

Just in!!! Use code # NEC0410 for 1yr of free PREMIUM membership to Fractured Atlas Click for Details on this free membership

Last Chance to Audition for The Negro Ensemble Company Acting Workshops email: with picture and resume asap for appt.

SAVE THE DATES!!!: June 5, no July meet, Aug 7, Sept. 4, Oct 2, Nov 6, Dec 4….

all at 10am-1pm at Riverside Church

91 Claremont Ave nr. 121 St and Broadway #1 Train to 116th St or M60, M104, M4 Buses ALL ARTISTS, DIRECTORS, WRITERS, TECH AND ARTIST ORGANIZATIONS WELCOME!!
Past Topics:

Sept 12, 2009(2nd Sat) Topic: Small Business tools and Arts Services for Creating your Art

Oct 3, 2009 Small Business tools and Arts Services for Creating your Art con’td by popular demand

Nov 7, 2009 Grants and Creating Your Website,

Dec 5, 2009 Special Guest:Artist Service Organization: Patricia Burgess from The Field

Apr 3 , 2010 Special Guests from Fractured Atlas and special free access to all their programs see

May 1, Free Tools and software for the performing, musical and visual artist plus 2 fortunate participants received a computer   and printer.

All Artists, Writers, Directors, Tech, and Arts Organizations welcome! MORE>>

Members are those who have completed at least one NEC workshop series and participated in an NEC Workshop or NEC Main Stage show.

Get your 3-in-1 member benefits! Click: to:

Access to arts office, editing, mentorship, space at:

The Field,

Fractured Atlas,

Costume Collection,

Materials For The Arts and Nonprofit discounts for artists, arts and educational organizations…

MORE ABOUT NEGRO ENSEMBLE COMPANY>>> SEE EMERGING PLAYWRIGHTS SERIES at THE SCHOMBURG: Next dates: June 8 Directed by  Kim Weston moran see: for more

Look for NEC Plays at The Midtown Theatre Festival July 12- Aug 1 347-560 3312
Mail: NEC Training Program c/o Marie McKinney P.O. Box 521 College Station New York, NY 10030

office: Negro Ensemble Company 303 West 42 St Suite 501 New York, NY 10036

Grants from Our Foundation, Government and Corporate Supporters :
The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
The New York State Council for the Arts
Con Edison