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Keep up with the latest and greatest from new partnerships and programs to spotlights on community members. We can’t wait to share new developments through a community driven blog!

Why Mentorship Matters

More often than not, college graduates and early career professionals feel like they have no idea what they’re doing. In a competitive environment like the arts and entertainment industry, getting […]

2021 Wrap-Up

2021 has been a year of development, growth and opportunity for Off The Lane. Between all of our programming, workshops and events we have been a resource for over 380 […]

Behind the Scenes of “Annie’s Joy”

Greg Butler was sitting in Timothy Jay’s candle shop in Los Angeles when he thought, “Oh my god, what if we make a candle for Annie?” He returned to the […]

Empower Artists Recap

Meaux Space bustled with laughter and excitement from theatre industry professionals during the 2021 Empower Artists Gala on November 8th. From signature cocktails to the floral aromas of the “Annie’s […]

Friends of Annie: Tom Viola (BC/EFA)

“Annie was a wonderful friend and great champion of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS over the years, going back to our earliest days,” said Tom Viola, the executive director of Broadway […]

Empower Artists Gala 2021

Off The Lane is hosting our second annual Empower Artists Gala on Monday, Nov. 8 at 7:30pm ET streamed via zoom! We have seen so much growth since our launch […]

Meet Our Empower Artists Sponsors

On Nov. 8, we our hosting our second annual Empower Artists Gala, a fundraising event where we celebrate our gracious donors and the progress Off The Lane has made as […]

Friends of Annie: James Naughton

James Naughton is an award-winning actor and director. He won the 1990 Best Actor in a Musical Tony Award for City of Angels and won his second Tony Award playing […]

Friends of Annie: Alex Frei

Alex Frei is a performer, teacher and choreographer who trained in Germany, the Netherlands and at the Ailey school NYC. He was a soloist with companies such as Ballet Theater […]

Noah VanderVeer-Harris Mentee Feature

You know what time it is — time to sit down with another graduate of the Mentorship Program! Noah VanderVeer-Harris was a Mentee in MP4. He’s originally from Oregon and […]