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Who is ConsERT?

The Consortium of Eastern Regional Theatres, Inc. (ConsERT) is a non-profit collective of performing arts centers and presenters, historic theatres, agents, concert promoters and industry vendors. ConsERTmeets regularly to compare notes, discuss industry trends, develop solutions to common problems, and create programming opportunities. The mission of ConsERT is to advance the empowerment of member eastern presenters and venues through regional cooperation and representation, and an open exchange of information.

ConsERT was formed in the late 1980’s as an association of independent performing arts centers to facilitate block booking. Through the years, ConsERT membership and the scope of programming priorities and professional development issues has expanded to encompass for-profit, non-profit, and higher education venues, as well as agents and other industury professionals. ConsERT is incorporated in the State of Connecticut, and is a non-profit 501 (c) (6) organization with member venues in the northeastern United States from New England to the Mid-Atlantic region, as well as venues in other eastern states. Member venues range in size from 250 to over 2,500 seats.

The business name of Consortium of Eastern Regional Theatres, Inc., is the acronym ConsERT..

ConsERT Board of Directors

President - Michael E. Moran, Jr. Executive Director, Stamford Center for the Arts, Stamford, CT

Vice-President for Programming - Stephanie Chaiken
Director, New Jersey City University Center for the Arts, Jersey City, NJ

Vice-President For Technology - Al Schaefer 
Director of Operations/Production Manager, Shea Center for the Arts, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

Treasurer - Richard Kroth 
Director of Operations, TCNJ Center for the Arts, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ

Secretary - Teresa Baughman 
Director of Operations & Programming,Westmoreland Cultural Trust – The Palace Theatre, Greensburg, PA

Director At Large - Martin Kagan
Executive Director Cultural Affairs, Schimmel Center for the Arts, Pace University, New York, NY

Director at Large- Edouard A. Eloi
Manager of Berrie Center Operations, Berrie Center for Performing Arts, Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ

Director at Large- Cory Ness
Director of Programming, BergenPAC, Englewood, NJ

Director at Large- Bruce Ranes

Manager of Programming, Sellersville Theater, 

Sellersville, PA







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Please consider joining ConsERT as a member. We hold Fall and Spring meetings, a Summer retreat, and a meeting at the annual APAP conference in New York. We maintain a member database, google discussion group, and social media presence for our members.  

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Upcoming events

  • 5 Jan 2019 10:00 AM
    Shetler Studios, Studio 1100, 244 West 54th Street, 12th Floor New York, NY 10019
  • 2 Apr 2019 9:30 AM
    Sellersville Theater, 24 West Temple Ave., Sellersville, PA 18960

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What Is ConSERT?

The Consortium of Eastern Regional Theatres, Inc. (ConsERT) is a non-profit collective of performing arts centers and presenters, historic theatres, agents, concert promoters and industry vendors. ConsERTmeets regularly to compare notes, discuss industry trends, develop solutions to common problems, and create programming opportunities. The mission of ConsERT is to advance the empowerment of member eastern presenters and venues through regional cooperation and representation, and an open exchange of information.

ConsERT was formed in the late 1980’s as an association of independent performing arts centers to facilitate block booking. Through the years, ConsERT membership and the scope of programming priorities and professional development issues has expanded to encompass for-profit, non-profit, and higher education venues, as well as agents and other industury professionals. ConsERT is incorporated in the State of Connecticut, and is a non-profit 501 (c) (6) organization with member venues in the northeastern United States from New England to the Mid-Atlantic region, as well as venues in other eastern states. Member venues range in size from 250 to over 2,500 seats.

The business name of Consortium of Eastern Regional Theatres, Inc., is the acronym ConsERT.

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Presentations and other documents from the Summer Retreat have been posted in the document share in the Members Area.

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