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Cindy Marie Jenkins
Works at 24th STreet Theatre
Attended NYU
Lives in Los Angeles, CA
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If you want to see some fringey good theater this month, the +Hollywood Fringe Festival  has hundreds of shows. My #SeeItorSkipItLA  Correspondents and I are here to help you decide what to see, what to skip, and what deserves a chance. 
(There are also suggestions for shows you should Drink Before Seeing. 
Listen to our podcasts or check out www.seeitorskipitla.com for full lists of picks! #hff15   #fringe   #immersive   #clowning   #familyfriendly   #theater   #theatre   #dance   #shakespeare   #weirdLA   #hollywood   #podcasts  
Storyteller / Outreach Nerd. Here you'll find conversations about fairy & folk tales, mythology, art and innovative outreach to new audiences. Curator & Host of "See It or Skip It LA", your guide to H
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If you want ideas for shows to see during the Hollywood Fringe Festival this year, take a look at our #ChanceItLA  Picks. 
Once the festival starts, we'll share our picks to #SeeitLA  or #SkipItLA  ! 
#fringe   #hollywood   #theater   #thatre   #LAthtr   #dance   #Movement   #immersive  
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#ChanceItLA - Our Picks for Hollywood Fringe Festival shows 2015
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I hosted a very Fringey "Pirate Podcast" on #Shakespeare Adaptations, to launch my 2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival coverage #SeeItOrSkipItLA !
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"Jealousy rots and corrupts your creative soul and feeding your social media presence by hunting out controversy, feeding the flames, and then pretending you are simply fostering discussion is poisonous and empty. You create nothing but spite in a world that is already full of it and in desperate need of kindness. "
Trigger warning (rape, sexual harassment, stalking):
A YA author asked for sightly less than minimum wage to write a sequel for her fans who wanted it, after the publisher passed.
For daring to ask for money for her work (all $10 pledges received a copy of the book when finished) she received rape threats (whichever triggered memories of her own past rape) and was emailed photos of her home among other harassment.
Her response:
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"Buying followers is probably the worst kept secret in all of social media." http://tnw.to/d4aPl 
Sitting cross-legged in the leather chair of my home office, it took me fifteen seconds to find someone who was willing to sell me 2,500 "quality Twitter followers" to boost ...
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I need a new hoodie......and all the proceeds from this Jack Black design go to 24th ST Theatre, allowing them to continue merging quality arts Ed for children, adults AND producing intelligent family-friendly productions that everyone can afford.
Please help & give as a unique holiday gift!
100% of proceeds go to Jack’s favorite charity 24th Street Theatre whose mission is to bring quality Arts Education, Community Outreach and Professional Theatre to young and old alike. Available...
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Relevance & Empathy: Ligature Marks by +Mac Rogers at +Theatre Unleashed 

I always consider my experience with art in terms of Relevance & Empathy, two words that are thrown around culture but rarely examined in detail.
“I feel like you had to be there.”
That is how my husband describes his non-emotional reaction to Andy…
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Relevance & Empathy: Ligature Marks by Mac Rogers @TheatreUnleashed #TULigMarks15

I always consider my experience with art in terms of Relevance & Empathy, two words that are thrown around culture but rarely examined in detail. “I feel like you had to be there.” That is how my husband describes his non-emotional reaction to Andy…
I always consider my experience with art in terms of Relevance & Empathy, two words that are thrown around culture but rarely examined in detail. "I feel like you had to be there." That is how ...
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Researchers in the fairly new field of music neuroscience are finding that kids who learn to play a musical instrument also develop important skills related to literacy, math and mental focus.
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Visual hyper-distillation of iconic storytelling. As a lover of children's books, especially classic ones with timeless wisdom for grown-
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I just donated $10 to Wikipedia, because I use it a LOT.
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  • Matignon HS
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Storyteller & Outreach Nerd
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CINDY MARIE JENKINS is a Storyteller based in Los Angeles. She is a Social Outreach Consultant, Strategist & Trainer for Entrepreneurs, Nonprofits and Small Business Owners. Her mission is to connect artists with technology to find a new audience, and serve as a resource for the arts-interested to find events that interest them. You can also find her alter egos at Parenting Nerd and FairyFolkMyth.

Cindy regularly contributes to Ms in the Biz and has written for TCG NATIONAL CONFERENCE  on AUDIENCE & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT,Bitter LemonsLAFPIArtJob.org (Arts For LA)LA Stage Times, Atwater Village NowThe Inspired ClassroomTheatre @ Boston Court & The Comics Observer.

She served as Communications Director for 24th STreet Theatre (2012-2015), where she formalized Community building initiatives into all aspects of their Communications, including social media, internal policies and brand awareness.

Cindy was a 2013-14 Center Theatre Group Teaching Artist for the Online Content Student Ambassadors, facilitated a 6-month NEA Digital Collaborative through Theatre Bay Area & LA Stage Alliance and also served on the Steering Committee of  Directors Lab West (2010-2014). In 2014 she created, curated and hosted The Lemon Lounge, an online arts show dedicated to matchmaking Los Angeles folks with live art they would enjoy. She was one of the arts advocates who created the #LAthtr hashtag in 2010 in an attempt to unify the Los Angeles theatre scene.

She curates arts shows on You Tube, live broadcasts experimenting with how G+ and YouTube develop audiences. Cindy was a regular guest on The Crowd Crowd podcast, weekly at Turnstyle News (an NPR affiliate), co-hosts Web Series Watch (on hiatus), where she reviews web series and interview Creators and Innovators. She has been a guest on LaLaLand Talk, In the Room, Angry Patrons, Bitter Lemons, Live & Digital Spill.

Past clients  include Social Media Manager for Eric Rudnick's new play Day Trader at the Bootleg Theater in Silver Lake, Outreach Director for the awareness campaign Silence No One, Social Media Consultant for ECCLA  & Publicity for the new web series WRNG in Studio City and Roberto Amaral's Incendio Flamenco, Social Marketing Consultant for Gracie & Rose at the 2013 Hollywood Fringe Festival (awarded Best of Fringe - Extension & nominated in top 5 peer-chosen award in Best Solo Show category), former City Council President (now LA Mayor) Eric Garcetti’sLos Angeles Neighborhood Dreams Initiative (LAND)LA Stage Alliance's $25,000 Indiegogo campaign, Outreach Consultant for The Help Group (2010-2013; named one of the Top Facebook Pages & Twitter Accounts to Follow for Special EducationIndy Convergence's Indiegogo CampaignThe Global Theatre Project, Drive Theatre CompanyBroad Humor Film Festival, Venice Neighborhood Council, LA Writers CenterLA Female Playwrights Initiative, Beans Boutique, and many individuals for their career goals. Cindy also served as Social Media Strategist/Manager for ARTmageddon September 29-30.

She has a lot of works-in-progress and is focusing on finishing them. Her awareness piece Voices From Chornobyl has been presented in both the US and the UK to raise money and knowledge of the nuclear accident (inspired by Svetlana Alexievich‘s interviews). Voices From Chornobyl Jr. premiered and won Best of 2011 Fringe, while Dragon Compact premiered as part of Moving Arts’ The Car Plays LA, Radar LA International Festival. She’s performed as a Storyteller in the Hollywood Fringe Festival tent, Santa Monica Rep’s 2011 Brecht Gala and Electric Lodge’s max10 series.

Previous community art installations/interactions shown at the 1st Annual Atwater Art Walk, Summer Nights on the Boulevard,  The Barnsdall Gallery, The Courtyard Gallery, the Silver Lake Jubilee (2010 & 2011) and the Children’s Festival of the Arts in Hollywood.

The views and opinions expressed here are my own and do not necessarily reflect those of organizations who employ me or with whom I am associated.
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Attended NASA Tweet Up for Mars Curiosity Launch Nov. 23-25. #NASATweetUp
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Occupation
Storyteller & Outreach Nerd
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Outreach, Social Media, Community Engagement, Coaching, Consulting, Blogging
Employment
  • 24th STreet Theatre
    Communications Director, 7 - present
  • Center Theatre Group
    Teaching Artists, 8 - 5
  • ECCLA
    Social Media Consultant, 4 - 2013
  • Gracie & Rose at Hollywood Fringe Festival
    Social Media Outreach Consultant, 4 - 2
    Extended as part of BEST OF FRINGE: Wednesday July 10 & 24 @8pm. http://gracieandrosesoloshow.com/
  • Antaeus Company
    Artistic Associate, 2009 - 2010
  • Enrichment Works
    Director of Arts Education, 2008 - 2008
  • 24th STreet Theatre
    Marketing Director, 8 - 6
    Moved to Communications Director
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Los Angeles, CA
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Everett, MA - New York City
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