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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...
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...

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’...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Looking Ahead: An Interview With Matthew Goudeau »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka  In February, Matthew Goudeau was named director of Grants for the Arts, the city agency re...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hive Project Seeks New Audiences Through Collaboration »
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April 2019
Wednesday, April 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Strength in Numbers: A Report From Bay Area Theatre Week »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka Bay Area theatremakers have cause to celebrate as they look back on the inaugural Bay Area Theatre...
Monday, April 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Open Arts, Closed Borders? The Struggle to Bring International Talent to Bay Area Stages. »
by Nicole Gluckstern This past March, Power Productions—a theatre company from Newfoundland, Canada, working at the in...
Tuesday, April 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Glickman Award Winner Finds Humor and Depth in Discord »
by Edward Guthmann In his scathingly funny Eureka Day , Oakland playwright Jonathan Spector satirized the anti-vaxxin...
Tuesday, April 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Ben Affleck's Tattoo »
by Velina Brown Q: People say tattoos are a bad idea for actors, that they can get in the way of getting cast, but...

March 2019
Wednesday, March 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Black Benatar Schools TBA Conference With Spectacle: An Interview with Black Benatar »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka  When it comes to equity, diversity, and inclusion, Black Benatar is here to tell you: you...
Monday, March 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Transformative Justice is Changing Bay Area Theatre »
by Kim Tran “What kind of relationships do we want in a rehearsal room?” Tierra Allen, artistic engagement mana...
Tuesday, March 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Designing Diversity: An Interview with Dr. Myrton Running Wolf »
by Nicole Gluckstern For Dr. Myrton Running Wolf, the principles of EDI (Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) are far m...
Tuesday, March 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Negotiating A Contract »
by Velina Brown Q: When you were just starting out as an actor, how did you deal with contract negotiation? Was...

February 2019
Monday, February 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
For A.C.T.’s New Director of Dramaturgy and New Works, There’s No Place Like the Bay Area »
by Nicole Gluckstern For Oakland native Joy Meads, taking classes at American Conservatory Theatre’s Young Conservator...
Wednesday, February 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Couples In Theatre 2019: Love Under New Management—the Art of Artistic Partnerships »
by Lauren Spencer February is a month for lovers. (At least that is what the greeting card companies invite us to bel...
Wednesday, February 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Business Of Show Biz: Romance vs. My Career »
by Velina Brown Q: Maybe this isn’t actually a business question but it sort of is as it relates to having bo...

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