This umbrella organization of theater companies hosts many programs including a Rural Arts Initiative with dedicated staff to provide organizational development assistance to 34 organizations serving 32 counties.
An annual statewide Arts Conference provides new skills and networking opportunities for arts administrators and board members. Management training workshops, the E-Institute for Leadership and individually tailored consultancies provide unique professional development opportunities. Staff site visits and six regional coalitions are supported by Alliance staff. An electronic network informs the field on advocacy issues and action items and generally mobilizes the arts community for annual events like Arts Day in Albany and advocacy information and training sessions.
Publications and directories, networking and referrals round out the information services.