Consultations

ABOUT OUR CONSULTING SERVICES

One-on-one consulting for Philadelphian artists starting or growing businesses. By appointment only and open to the public. Discuss entrepreneurship ideas, strategies, and tactics with local professionals. In-person only at UArts, 211 S Broad St, 9th Floor. Request your appointment below.

Consulting topics:

  • Artistic project planning and fundraising - Matt Levy, 1st Mondays
  • Content strategy - David Thomas, 2nd Wednesdays
  • Digital marketing - Nicole Hess, 2nd Thursdays
  • Legal - Frank Taney, 2nd Mondays and 2nd Tuesdays
  • Marketing - Garron Gibbs, 2nd Mondays
  • Marketing for authors - Susan Raab, 2nd Wednesdays
  • Music industry - Professor Pooch, 2nd Mondays
  • Pitching and presentation skills - Judith Sachs, 2nd Mondays
  • Pricing and merchandising - Kristen Ainscoe, 2nd Wednesdays
  • Small business banking - Christopher Hansen, 2nd Thursdays
  • Taxes and bookkeeping - Christianne Kapps, 2nd Thursdays
  • Video production - Edan Cohen, 2nd Thursdays
  • Web design and development - Mike Tedeschi, 2nd Wednesdays

FRINGEARTS CONSULTING SERVICES

This program is free, open to the public, and focused on Philadelphia based art-makers. All consultations will be 30 minutes and take place at the LaPeg Bar (140 N. Columbus Blvd - Philadelphia, PA 19106 ), a complimentary drink ticket is included. Appointments must be scheduled one week in advance.

  • Artistic Project Planning - Dan O’Neil, Elaina Di Monaco or Lauren Rile Smith

  • Budgeting for Artists - Meredith Sonnen or Dan O’Neil

  • Casting - Dan O’Neil

  • Contracts (Creating and Implementing) - Meredith Sonnen

  • Marketing Strategy - Anna Kroll

  • Philly Fringe Box Office 101 - Dan O’Neil or Jarrod Markman

  • PR Strategy - Hallie Martenson

  • Self-Producing Performance - Dan O’Neil or Elaina Di Monaco

  • Social Media Strategy - Anna Kroll

  • Venues (Finding and Negotiating) - Lauren Rile Smith

Click here to request your appointment.

A program of FringeArts with the Corzo Center @ UArts.

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IMPORTANT NOTES 

Experts are available for other topics including strategy for established businesses, intellectual property, and more. Not sure who to meet with first or want to schedule a general information appointment? Send an email with a description of your business and question to corzocenter@uarts.edu.

Consultants' availability may vary monthly.

Cancellation and no-show policy: Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance either through the scheduler or to corzocenter@uarts.edu. Consulting sessions may be refused if the client cancels under 24 hours and/or no-shows. An appointment is considered a no-show and we reserve the right to refuse service if the client is more than 10 minutes late.

Artistic project planning and fundraising

Expert Name
Matt Levy
Availibility
1st Mondays

Content strategy

Expert Name
David Thomas
Availibility
2nd Wednesdays

Digital marketing

Expert Name
Nicole Hess
Availibility
2nd Thursdays

Legal / Incorporation / Contracts

Expert Name
Frank Taney
Availibility
2nd Mondays and 2nd Tuesdays

Marketing

Expert Name
Garron Gibbs
Availibility
2nd Mondays

Marketing for authors

Expert Name
Susan Raab
Availibility
2nd Wednesdays

Music industry

Expert Name
Professor Pooch
Availibility
2nd Mondays

Pitching and presentation skills

Expert Name
Judith Sachs
Availibility
2nd Mondays

Pricing and merchandising

Expert Name
Kristen Ainscoe
Availibility
2nd Wednesdays

Small business banking

Expert Name
Christopher Hansen
Availibility
2nd Thursdays

Taxes and bookkeeping

Expert Name
Christianne Kapps
Availibility
2nd Thursdays

Video production

Expert Name
Edan Cohen
Availibility
2nd Thursdays

Web design and development

Expert Name
Mike Tedeschi
Availibility
2nd Wednesdays