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Wednesday, February 12, 2020   (6 Comments - view/add)
Executive Director's Note - Feb. 12: Emergency Funding for AB5 »
Since late in 2019, Theatre Bay Area and allied advocacy organizations have been working to educate both lawmakers and the...
Wednesday, February 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Couples In Theatre 2020: These Creative Duos Keep It Collaborative »
by Nicole Gluckstern Ah, love! For those of us in the arts, our love might contain “multitudes,” encompassing a wide v...
Wednesday, February 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Still Alive »
by Velina Brown Q: I was in a show awhile ago in which there was some over-the-stage-rigging, that probably weighed...
Wednesday, January 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Executive Director's Note - Jan. 22: In Like A Lion »
We’re barely three weeks into the year and already it seems many months into this new decade. A presidential campaign surg...
Monday, January 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
For Indigenous Artists, “Visibility is Key” When It Come To Land Acknowledgments in the Theatre »
by Nicole Gluckstern Although the practice of land acknowledgement has long been the norm in activist circles, it’s on...

December 2019
Wednesday, December 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Giving Voice to New Narratives: A Conversation with Jessica Bird Beza »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka This October, Jessica Bird Beza succeeded Amy Mueller as executive artistic director of Playwright...
Tuesday, December 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Keeping Theatre Alive: A Spotlight on the Rainin Foundation »
by Edward Guthmann It’s tough making theatre in the Bay Area. Production costs keep spiking, rents are ridiculous, and...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Getting Back Into Acting »
by Velina Brown   Editor's Note: The  Theatre Bay Area General Auditions are a great way to lau...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Headshots 101: Part Two »
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November 2019
Tuesday, November 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nancy Livingston: In Memoriam »
Pictured: Nancy Livingston, front right, with former American Conservatory Theater artistic director, Carey Perloff, front...
Tuesday, November 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
In The Room Where It’s Happening: A Conversation With Evren Odcikin »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka This June, Oregon Shakespeare Festival announced the appointment of Evren Odcikin as interim associ...
Tuesday, November 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Headshots 101: Part One »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka As 2020 approaches you may be thinking, “New year, new me, new headshots?”  Often an act...
Wednesday, November 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
#TBAawards19 Recap »
By Sunshine Lampitoc Smith with contributions from Shannon R. Davis and Nicky Martinez It’s the first week of Novem...
Wednesday, November 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
From Stage to Set : Bay Area Actors Transition To Film »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka With luminaries like the Tony Award-winning Daveed Diggs and hometown fave, Margo Hall, who both li...

October 2019
Tuesday, October 22, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Voting Outside the Box: TBA Awards “Specialty” Finalists Are In a League of Their Own »
by Nicole Gluckstern Shortly after the Theatre Bay Area award finalists for 2019 were announced, multiple finalist D...
Tuesday, October 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
What’s In a Legacy? TBA Award Recipients Consider Their Impact »
by Sam Hurwitt Part of the beauty and the impact of live theatre is its ephemeral nature. You have to be there to ex...
Wednesday, October 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
For Its Awards Celebration, Theatre Bay Area Tries a Radical Approach to Selling Tickets »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka Attending the theatre often feels like boarding a plane: a stark reminder that class is real. Bu...
Tuesday, October 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rising Together: A Conversation with Margo Hall and Dave J. Abrams »
by Lauren Spencer In advance of the upcoming TBA Awards Celebration , I chatted with this year’s hosts, Margo H...

September 2019
Tuesday, September 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Cohort of Bay Area Theatres are Working to Advance Social Change, and They Want You to Join Them »
by Nicole Gluckstern Thanks to funding secured from the NEA and the Zellerbach Foundation, ten Bay Area theatre compan...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Championing The Arts: An Interview with SF Travel’s Brenda Tucker »
by Kari Barclay In 2018, San Francisco had a total of 25.8 million visitors who collectively contributed $10 billion...
Wednesday, September 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
SF Opera Launches New Equity, Diversity, and Community Department »
by Kari Barclay Almost 100 years since its founding, the Bay Area’s largest performing arts organization is taking st...
Wednesday, September 4, 2019   (3 Comments - view/add)
What Are TBA Staff Up To? »
by Theatre Bay Area   When they're not managing programs, editing web content, or coordinating with members, our...

August 2019
Saturday, August 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
To MFA or Not To MFA: A View from Three Disciplines »
As the last part of summer approaches, some students have already returned to school. We at the  TBA   Insider...
Wednesday, August 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sabbaticals Give Nonprofit Leaders and Organizations Room to Regroup »
  by Sam Hurwitt Even as a simple phrase, there’s something disturbing about the idea of tireless leadership. P...
Wednesday, August 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ice Cream, Heartbreak, and the World of Outdoor Theatre »
by Lauren Spencer The band strikes up in an intentionally dissonant arrangement of the “Star-Spangled Banner.” Audi...
Tuesday, August 6, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
Bay Area Theatres Shift The Culture with Gender-Inclusive Restrooms »
by Kari Barclay It’s a Thursday night at San Francisco's Exploratorium museum, and visitors see an unexpected sight...

July 2019
Wednesday, July 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
An Open Call Connects Teaching Artists To Employers »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka Halli Gibson became a teaching artist in part because she doesn’t like to audition. However she c...
Wednesday, July 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Red Ladder Theatre Connects Inmates With Their Creativity »
by David John Chávez   It’s rare to hear of a prisoner pleading with a judge to postpone their release date. F...
Wednesday, July 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Remembering Reid Davis »
by Kevin Clarke Last week, our theatre community lost a beautiful soul: Reid Davis.  Theatre friends weave thei...
Wednesday, July 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Uniquely Bay Area: the Marsh Turns 30 »
by Sam Hurwitt Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, the Marsh occupies a unique role in the Bay Area th...

June 2019
Wednesday, June 19, 2019   (3 Comments - view/add)
Giving A Platform To Playwrights: An Interview With Amy Mueller »
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Wednesday, June 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Developing A Sense Of Community: An Interview with Rozella Kennedy »
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Monday, June 3, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Inaugural Redwood City Play Festival Showcases A Collaborative Spirit »
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May 2019
Wednesday, May 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hamilton’s Isaiah Johnson Takes Time To Celebrate »
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Tuesday, May 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bringing History To Life with OUT of Site: SOMA »
by Edward Guthmann From the tent camps of the Gold Rush era to the leather bars of the 1970s and ‘80s, San Francisco’...

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