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Wednesday, July 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMT San Jose Celebrates 50-Year Legacy with Alumni-Choreographers »
When people hear that the Children’s Musical Theater in San Jose finds a role for every student who tries out, they have a...
Wednesday, July 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bay Area Actors Hit the Road »
by Lauren Spencer As summer heats up, theatre festivals nationwide are in full swing and would-be blockbusters are pre...
Tuesday, July 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
#TBACon18 Follow-Up: Achieving a safe and inclusive theatre-making environment »
Pictures of the #TBACon18 Closing Plenary, "Creating a Safe and Inclusive Theatre:  What Will It Take?" (Photo: Lor...
Tuesday, July 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Former Inmate Takes on a New Role »
by Jia Taylor For Dameion Brown, life looks a lot different than it did two decades ago. Incarcerated at age 24, Brown...
Tuesday, July 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Choreographer Says I'm Too Fat »
by Velina Brown Q: After a recent audition—which I felt very good about—I later heard that the director and musica...

June 2018
Wednesday, June 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
People’s Insides On the Outside: A TCG Conference Recap »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka Last week, Theatre Communications Group (TCG) —the national organization for the American...
Wednesday, June 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Crafting the Next Phase at Cutting Ball »
by Emily Wilson When she was in high school, Ariel Craft directed her first play—Harold Pinter’s Betrayal abou...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Beyond the Tonys: A Regional Awards Roundup »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka On June 10, theatre artists across the nation will be glued to their screens, watching the Tony...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Dear Terrified Men »
by Velina Brown Q:  So, before I say anything else, I’m not supporting rapists! It’s time for all this sexual abuse o...

May 2018
Wednesday, May 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dana Harrison: In Memoriam »
by Brad Erickson Earlier this spring, our Theatre Bay Area family suffered a devastating jolt in the loss of our form...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018   (2 Comments - view/add)
Understudies: The Clark Kents of Theatre »
by Lauren Spencer The phone rang at 5 pm. Fontana Butterfield picked up to find Shotgun Player’s Artistic Director,...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018   (2 Comments - view/add)
TBA names Dale Albright as new Deputy Director »
THEATRE BAY AREA NAMES DALE ALBRIGHT AS NEW DEPUTY DIRECTOR ( San Francisco, CA ) - Theatre Bay Ar...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Keep An Eye On: Lisa Evans »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka When Lisa Evans makes their directorial debut with the world premiere of WAAFRIKA 123 at Theatre...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Becoming a Stunt Performer »
by Velina Brown Q: I really want to do stunts for film and television but I have no idea how to get started. How...

April 2018
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why Go To A Theatre Conference? We Ask Four Theatre Professionals. »
[Editor’s note: Online registration and group rates for the 2018 Theatre Bay Area Annual Conference end April 27. Don't...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Taking the Helm: An Interview With Pam MacKinnon »
by Sam Hurwitt In January, American Conservatory Theater finally announced who would succeed outgoing artistic direct...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (2 Comments - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Getting Compliments But Not The Job »
Q: Okay, it happened again. I read a scene for this audition. When I finished the director shook my hand, told me what I...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Manifesting Creativity with "Love Sick" »
by Emily Wilson Ofra Daniel, an Israeli native and founder of the Jewish Circle Theatre in Berkeley, wasn’t seeing...

March 2018
Wednesday, March 21, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
School Yourself: Keeping Your Skills Up-to-Date with Local Theatre Classes »
by Nicole Gluckstern There are many benefits to honing and updating one’s theatre-making skills. Attending a class k...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Finding Your Place In the Cultural Ecology: An Interview With John Holden »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka John Holden loves the environment and the arts so it makes sense that he is a leader in the field...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arts Advocacy Day 3/13: Ways to take action »
Stand up for the arts! March 13 is national Arts Advocacy Day when hundreds of arts supporters, including TBA’s execu...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018   (6 Comments - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Dealing With an Abusive Cast Member »
by Velina Brown Q: I have been involved with a local community theater group for about eight years and was...

February 2018
Wednesday, February 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Theatre Too: Artists Take Steps to Address Sexual Violence »
by: Kim Tran “What are theatres about?” asks SK Kerastas, Artistic Producer at California Shakespeare Theatre....
Wednesday, February 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Maintaining Your Relationship »
by  Velina Brown Q: “I’m finding the more successful I am with keeping busy working on stage, the har...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Theatre Artists Feel The Pressure as DACA Hangs In The Balance »
by David John Chavez The very nature of an actor is to bring attention to oneself. An actor interprets life for an a...
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...

January 2018
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...

December 2017
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...

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