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5/20/2020 » 6/20/2020
Virtual Auditions

6/1/2020
Pilates For Performers

6/3/2020
Audition self-tape / On-Camera Acting with Instructor Tina D’Elia

6/8/2020
Pilates For Performers

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Dear Friends,

These are times like no other in our lifetimes. The whole world is suffering and daily life in our region has been upended. The COVID-19 pandemic is hitting our Bay Area arts community in particularly brutal ways. Across the region, theatres are dark, opera and concert halls are empty, rehearsal rooms and dance studios are shut. Arts organizations are projecting gaping holes in their budgets and they are struggling to find a path for survival. 

With the closure of arts venues and the postponement and cancellation of shows, with schools shuttered and shelter-in-place orders in place, workers in the performing arts have lost untold amounts of expected income. Artists and arts workers are always among the most financially vulnerable and today we know many are on the brink. 

In response, Theatre Bay Area has created the Bay Area Performing Arts Worker Emergency Relief Fund. Open to any worker in the region’s performing arts community who has lost expected income because of the pandemic, the Fund aims to dispense grants of $500, $1,000 and $1,500 in a transparent and expeditious manner. We want to make sure our Bay Area arts workers have the immediate relief they need to survive this crisis. 

Learn more about the program and if you can, give generously.

 

 

From the AIDS crisis of the 80s and 90s, to the Loma Prieta Earthquake, to the dark days following 9/11, our Bay Area performing arts community has weathered tragedy by holding each other firm in solidarity. We call upon that spirit of generosity and collegiality to once again carry us through a time of trial. 

As your service organization, Theatre Bay Area is here for you. 

In solidarity,

Brad Erickson
And all the TBA board and staff