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Wednesday, September 9, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
Executive Director's Note - Sept. 9: Can We Get There From Here? »
  It’s been almo st six months since the COVID-19  shutdown orders were imposed on the Bay Area. That proce...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
foolsFURY Turns Annual Festival Into Digital Brainstorm For the Future of Ensemble Theatre »
by Nicole Gluckstern For over twenty years, San Francisco-based foolsFURY has been investiga...
Wednesday, August 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exercises In Imagination: How Bay Area Actors Craft Their Performances on Virtual Stages »
by Jean Schiffman When Leigh Rondon-Davis first directed on a Zoom platform (Eleanor Burgess...
Wednesday, August 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Paths to Empowerment: How Theatre Collectives Are Building Equitable Power Structures »
by Nicole Gluckstern   As performing arts venues and companies have been forced by COVID-19 to shut t...
Friday, August 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Theatre Bay Area Relocates Due to Pandemic »
Due to the pandemic shutdown, and in an effort to conserve precious resources, Theatre Bay Area will be permanently leavin...

July 2020
Wednesday, July 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Greco Roaming »
by Sam Hurwitt When Magic Theatre announced last fall that artistic director Loretta Greco wo...
Wednesday, July 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Passionate Patron: Remembering Frank Lossy »
by Sam Hurwitt   Doctor Frank Lossy, who died on May 11 at the age of 96, was a forensic psychoanalyst and psych...
Wednesday, July 8, 2020   (3 Comments - view/add)
Making Theatre As A Whole Person: Remembering Corey Fischer »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka   The Bay Area lost a guiding light when Corey Fischer passed away on June 6 at the age of 7...

June 2020
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 to do...
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 resp...
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...

May 2020
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...
Wednesday, May 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Can I Safely to Go Back To Work? »
by Velina Brown Q: People are really chomping at the bit to get back to work, which is understandable. I also want...
Wednesday, May 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
All The World’s A Virtual Stage for SF Shakes’ King Lear »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka Summer’s approach typically heralds the arrival of the kind of theatre that allows audiences to en...
Tuesday, May 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
In the Zoom Where it Happens: PlayGround Launches A Digital Theatre Festival »
by Nicole Gluckstern As PlayGround’s 25th Anniversary season draws to a close, its spring programming continues forwar...

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,...
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...

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