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Erica Fee is the founding producer and board president of the annual KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival, which celebrates its ninth festival in 2020.  Under her stewardship, the non-profit Fringe has blossomed from the mere seed of an idea in 2008 to one of the most-attended fringe festivals in the United States and the largest multidisciplinary performing arts festival in New York.

For a decade prior to Fringe, Fee lived in the U.K. running her own London-based theatrical production company. Her many producing, directing, and performance credits include U.K. premieres, and London as well as Edinburgh Festival Fringe productions. She was the first American to receive the prestigious New Producer’s Award from StageOne (Society of London Theatres/TMA), winning twice – the maximum amount it can be received.

Fee is a graduate of the University of Rochester and was the University’s 2016 Commencement Speaker.

Sharing Your Work in a Post-COVID World

Thursday, October 1, 11AM-1PM

COVID-19 has changed the way we experience the world and has force artists to complete reinvent all creative arts industries. This workshop will create the space for a dialogue about creative (and safe) ways to hold in-person events. This includes where to find resources regarding government-mandated social distancing guidelines, how to implement these guidelines in creative ways, and directions for where to access legal liability information. The workshop will also teach artists where and how to look for opportunities to display and present their work both in person and online, while also maintaining ownership and rights to their work.

Note: Workshop attendees have the ability to earn a professional development certificate by completing all workshops in Modules 1, 2, and 3 in this series. Workshop participation can be synchronous or asynchronous; live workshops will be recorded and shared on a closed link, viewable through March 1, 2021. For those that complete all workshops in this three-part series, electronic certificates will be emailed on November 10, 2020 and March 10, 2021.