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Wednesday, February 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Couples In Theatre: 2018 Edition »
by Lauren Spencer Editor’s Note: Happy Valentines Day from Theatre Bay Area! This is the first in our two-...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Assessing the Impact of the Tax Overhaul on Working Artists »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka In all her years as a tax-preparer, Diana Grenier has never seen this many people so on top of ge...
Friday, February 2, 2018
THEATRE BAY AREA: MANAGING DIRECTOR JOB ANNOUNCEMENT »
  View/download full job description About the Position THEATRE BAY AREA (TBA) seeks a Managing D...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exit Interview: Rachel L. Fink Is Off to Chicago »
by Sam Hurwitt After two years as managing director of Theatre Bay Area, Rachel L. Fink heads off to Chicago in Febr...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Executive Director's Note: Back to the Ballot! »
by Brad Erickson Brad Erickson, TBA executive director and o fficial proponent for the 2018 Arts and Homeless...
Thursday, January 4, 2018
THEATRE BAY AREA ANNOUNCES DEPARTURE OF MANAGING DIRECTOR RACHEL L. FINK »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 4, 2018 Contact: Sunshine Lampitoc Smith sunshine@theatrebayarea.org...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018   (2 Comments - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz - Getting Notes From A Fellow Actor »
by Velina Brown Q: A while ago I was cast in an AEA show with an actor who took it on themselves to give notes...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Executive Director's Note: A New Year for Old Tech »
by Brad Erickson It’s that time of the year when newspaper columnists and media pundits love to look back and...
Wednesday, December 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Theatre Companies Step Up in the Fire’s Wake »
by Emily Wilson On Sunday, October 8, Craig Miller, artistic director of 6 th Street Playhouse in Santa Rosa, had...
Wednesday, December 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Dropped the Ball »
By Velina Brown Editor’s Note: Our Business of Show Biz maven, Velina Brown, is on vacation this month. So, w...
Monday, December 4, 2017   (3 Comments - view/add)
A “Master of Ceremonies and Camp Counselor” Brings Everyone Together at the TBA General Auditions »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka   REMINDER: Applications for #TBAGenerals are due by 5 PM this Monday...
Saturday, December 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Guiding Audiences: A Spotlight on Bay Area Theatre Bloggers »
by Nina Solomita From dazzling extravaganzas with huge casts to operating-on-a-shoestring productions in small black...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Putting Women in Power: A Report from the Berkshire Leadership Summit »
by Lauren Spencer When Rachel Fink began to climb the career ladder her biggest challenge seemed to be learning to n...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Burning A Bridge »
by Velina Brown Q: I saw the letter you posted on Facebook regarding the show about Thomas Jefferson and Sally H...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Revisioning Theatre: What’s at Stake as Companies Search for New Artistic Directors »
by Lauren Spencer The first revolution of American theatre arguably began in 1961, when the Ford Foundation offered...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
At SF Playhouse, A Patron Services Manager Excited About Building Relationships »
by Nina Solomita   Tiiu Rebane loves her job as patron services manager for th...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Celebrating Together: The Team Behind the TBA Awards »
On Monday October 30, members of the Bay Area theatre community will gather at the Herbst Theatre for the fourth annual TB...
Wednesday, October 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Talking About My Education »
by Velina Brown Q: When you're in an audition and they look at your resume and ask about your education (in my cas...
Wednesday, October 4, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Triple Play: Connecting Artists, Audiences, and Theatre Producers »
by Sam Hurwitt Theatre people talk a lot about “premiere-itis,” the sense that theatres are interested in producing...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Towards Cultural Equity, Diversity and Artistry in Casting »
by Brad Erickson For months, issues around casting choices have filled the news and ricocheted across social media. Of...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Eugenie Chan Tells the Story »
by Sam Hurwitt Playwright Eugenie Chan isn’t just a San Francisco native. Her family’s been here since the Gold Rush....
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cultural Leadership Program Aims to Give Bay Area Theatre Makers New Tools »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka Eight years ago, Rachel Fink grew “insanely jealous” when she learned about the variety of profes...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: The Best Paying Nonunion Jobs »
by Velina Brown Q: I’ve been weighing the pros and cons of whether to pursue joining Actor’s Equity Association [and...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017   (6 Comments - view/add)
From Blindness to Consciousness: The Shifting Debate about Inclusion in the Theatre »
by Lauren Spencer Stephanie Ybarra, the Director of Special Artistic Projects at the Public Theatre recently called...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017   (3 Comments - view/add)
The Business of Showbiz: Self Care »
by Velina Brown Q: I’m not a professional actor but I would like to be one someday. But recently I had an experienc...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ushering in a New Wave of Theatre Critics »
by Kim Tran “More critics need to understand the preconceptions they bring into the work,” says Diep Tran, associate...
Thursday, July 6, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Heat Wave »
by Brad Erickson   Coast to coast, theatre this summer is hitting a nerve. From Julius Caesar in New York...
Thursday, July 6, 2017   (2 Comments - view/add)
LGBTQIA Theaters Will Continue to Create Home Long After Pride »
by Kim Tran Editor’s Note:   The Bay Area is home to a thriving queer theatre scene, including two of the m...
Monday, June 19, 2017   (2 Comments - view/add)
Tough Love: A Theatre Critic's Roundtable »
b y Sam Hurwitt People have foretold the death of theatre for hundreds of years, and it’s as vital as ever, but thea...
Monday, June 19, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
The Business of Showbiz: A Half-Baked Audition »
by Velina Brown Q: I recently got a short-notice call to audition for a gospel musical, but none of the songs in m...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Actor’s Craft: Continuing Education for Bay Area Professionals »
by Mark Rafael In order to become a lawyer, prospective candidates must pass the bar. In order to become a doctor, a...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Han Ong Comes Full Circle with Grandeur »
by Emily Wilson Han Ong made his professional theatre debut at Magic Theatre with Reasons to Live . Reason t...
Tuesday, May 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Portraying “Badass Women in their Fifties” in The Roommate »
by Emily Wilson  Julia Brothers, who lives the dream of being a bicoastal actress, working in the Bay Area and o...
Tuesday, May 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stories of Resistance and Joy: Bay Area Theatres Respond to the First Hundred Days of Trump »
by Emily Wilson This year the San Francisco International Arts Festival has dual themes—“In the Dark Times will there...
Sunday, April 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Breaking Down Barriers: Black Female Directors In The Bay Area »
by Jia Taylor   When Liesl Tommy received a Tony Award nomination for directing Danai Gurira’s Eclipsed on...

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