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Wednesday, November 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
#2018TBAawards recap »
by Sunshine Lampitoc Smith It’s the day-after-the-day-after the #2018TBAawards, and here we are, #TeamTBA, with a bri...
Wednesday, November 7, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Press Releases 101: or How to Get Journalists to Swipe Right on Your Awesome New Show »
by Nicole Gluckstern As the in-house publicist for EXIT Theatre, as well as an arts journalist on the receiving end o...
Wednesday, November 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Getting Back Into Acting »
by Velina Brown Q: I’ve always loved theatre! When I was much younger I performed at school and later had some...
Tuesday, November 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Passionate philanthropy: An interview with Toni Rembe Rock »
by Mary Ann Grossman, TBA development director   Philanthropist Toni Rembe Rock   T...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Seeking a More Diverse Applicant Pool, TBA Makes Changes to General Auditions »
by Emily Wilson The Theatre Bay Area General Auditions have been around almost as long as TBA has—about four...

September 2018
Tuesday, September 18, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Swearing In Rehearsal »
by Velina Brown Q.  I've experienced recently directors who swear a lot. And not just sh*t, or damn but the f-...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Yes on E!: Back to the ballot »
by Brad Erickson Two years ago, San Francisco’s arts community came agonizingly close to winning sweeping change...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018   (5 Comments - view/add)
Belinda Taylor: A Remembrance »
by Chris Shuff   How can the dead be truly dead when they still live in the souls of those who are left behind?...
Tuesday, September 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tom Ross Looks Back and Forward »
by Sam Hurwitt Having announced his departure this May, Tom Ross is now beginning his final season as artistic directo...

August 2018
Tuesday, August 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women in Tech »
by Nicole Gluckstern Although gender parity is a frequently discussed topic in the Bay Area theatre scene, the gender...
Tuesday, July 31, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
San Francisco Ballot Measure to Increase Funding for Arts and Culture Receives Unanimous Support fro »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 31, 2018 Contact: Shwetika Baijal, Campaign Consultant 925-207-6632 | shwetika@50p1.co...
Tuesday, July 31, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Playing Trans Roles »
by Velina Brown Q: I’ve been thinking about the Scarlett Johansson situation with the movie Rub & Tuck [in whic...
Tuesday, July 31, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Asian American Theatre Artists Note Challenges, Progress in the Quest for Greater Representation »
by David John Chavez   Rinabeth Apostol remembers performing in a 2002 production of Miss Saigon with the...

July 2018
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...

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