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Wednesday, June 24, 2020   (4 Comments - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Is Everything Racist Now? »
by Velina Brown   Q: Is everything racist now? I’m sure I’m not alone in hoping we can get back...
Wednesday, June 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Creating Our Own Space: A Conversation with Chibueze Crouch and Davied Douglas Morales »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka   On June 29, Theatre Bay Area will host Together We Rise , its annual fundraiser. In...
Wednesday, June 10, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Possible Futures: Claudia Alick on Reimagining the Theatre of Tomorrow »
by Nicole Gluckstern Visioning for the future requires letting go of fidelity to the mandates of the past. Let's...
Saturday, May 30, 2020
In Solidarity: TBA's Response to the Murder of George Floyd »
Earlier this week, George Floyd, a black man was killed and white racism was the cause. Tragically, that statement could b...
Wednesday, May 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bay Area Artists Reach Across Social Distance to Connect with Elders »
by Lauren Spencer   Are you an artist or elder that wants to play?   As I read Erika Cho...

April 2020
Wednesday, April 22, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
Bay Area Faves Share Tips for Slaying Your Virtual Performance »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka As shelter in place drives group gatherings onto the virtual platforms of cyberspace, theatre arti...
Wednesday, April 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: I Need To Grieve »
by Velina Brown Q: I love performing. At least I usually do. But I don’t appreciate the pressure to participate in...
Wednesday, April 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
As Shelter In Place Extends, Theatre Companies Strategize for An Uncertain Future »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka   With last week’s extension of California’s shelter in place order to May 3, a definite...
Tuesday, April 7, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Art Finds a Way: Creating Theatre from a Social Distance »
by Nicole Gluckstern On March 12, during the brief liminal period between the moment theatres across the Bay Area clos...

March 2020
Monday, March 2, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
Seriously, WTF: Bay Area Women’s Theatre Festival Brings the Struggle for Gender Parity Centerstage »
by Nicole Gluckstern   In 2018, after bringing her then work-in-progress, The Lady Scribblers, to the Women...
Monday, March 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Too Late for LA? »
by Velina Brown   Q: I’m a 26 year old Bay Area actor and feel like I’m already behind in my career. I...

February 2020
Wednesday, February 26, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
Theatre Advocates Mobilize In Response to California’s Gig Worker Law »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka   Last month, California’s AB5 went into effect, requiring companies across the state to...
Tuesday, February 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meet TBA’s Newest Staff Members​ »
by Emily Wilson   The new year has brought some new faces to Theatre Bay Area. Emily Wilson chats with the ne...
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...

January 2020
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...
Wednesday, January 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bay Area Theatre Cypher Builds a Community Where Hip Hop Meets Theatre »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka Anyone concerned about the future of hip hop in theatre can look past the recent closing of Chicag...
Wednesday, January 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bay Area Theatre Makers Share Their Resolutions for 2020 »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka The beginning of a new year provides a great opportunity to dream about the future. In the spirit...

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...

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