Author Archives: Courtney

Virginia Repertory Theatre’s Summer Camps Back with Virtual Flair!

By | May 31, 2020

As the climate shifts from day to day, Virginia Rep is continually checking the recommendations of the CDC and of our local, state and national governments and making adjustments to upcoming educational events. In order to ensure the safety of our students and staff, we are shifting all of the upcoming Virginia Rep 2020 Summer… Read More »

*PAID GIG* Virginia Dept of Criminal Justice Services needs actors

By | May 24, 2020

*PAID GIG* From Facebook – Posting for a friend who works for the Virginia Dept of Criminal Justice Services (trigger warning: deals with training responders to work with sexual assault victims): They’re looking for some actors to participate in a multi-day training on best practices in interviewing victims of sexual assault. They would like to… Read More »

Green Shirt Virtual Classes

By | May 24, 2020

Finding Yourself in Text – 5 Students MAX We’re inspired by words from a monologue, speech, poem, or gear up to give a presentation. But often when we start to try to speak those words out loud, we get self-conscious. Somewhere between our mind and our mouth, the words get heavier.  And instead of feeling personally… Read More »

The Performing Arts Project – 2020 Online Programming Information

By | May 24, 2020

The Performing Arts Project has made the decision to move our 2020 summer intensives online. We’re genuinely excited to cook up innovative, interactive, live virtual training with our world-class faculty. Please see below for more details on our Blueprint, Compass, and Panorama intensives. 2020 BLUEPRINT ONLINE PROGRAM DETAILS Our Blueprint intensive will consist of live,… Read More »

Longtime Richmond theater and arts critic Roy Proctor dies at 80

By | May 17, 2020

For a longtime theater and arts critic who wrote countless words, he wasted few of them when pondering his legacy. “I called the shots as I saw them,” Roy Proctor recalled in a 2018 interview with the Richmond Times-Dispatch. “I always tried to be fair.” And he lived up to the advice that he offered… Read More »

CASTING NOTICE – The St. John’s Church Foundation

By | May 17, 2020

“The St. John’s Church Foundation seeks actors for a special all-women production of “Liberty or Death” to honor the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage. We are seeking 10 women to fill the roles of the men who participated in the Second Virginia Convention on March 23, 1775. All roles will be paid a stipend for… Read More »

What’s Happening at CAT

By | May 17, 2020

HONKY TONK HISSY FIT by Jones, Hope, Wooten September 18 – October 3, 2020 Directed by Mike Fletcher CAT audiences were delighted with the Crumpler family and friends in Doublewide, Texas, and A Doublewide, Texas Christmas. By special arrangement with the authors, CAT is delighted to bring you the World Premiere of Honky Tonk Hissy Fit. The Doublewide, Texas,… Read More »

Celebrating the 45th Anniversary of the Founding of Theatre IV

By | May 17, 2020

Happy Anniversary, Theatre IV Phil Whiteway (left) and Bruce Miller Celebrating the 45th Anniversary of the Founding of Theatre IV When Barksdale Theatre and Theatre IV merged to form Virginia Rep in 2012, we became one of the largest performing arts organizations in Central Virginia. Now we look back 45 years to May 14, 1975, when Theatre IV… Read More »

ANIMAL CONTROL playwright Chandler Hubbard wins

By | May 17, 2020

Playwright Chandler Hubbard and his play ANIMAL CONTROL won a 2020 Steinberg/ATCA (American Theatre Critics Association) Citation. The annual award recognizes the best new plays that were professionally produced outside of New York City. Hubbard receives a $7,500 cash prize, as well as the recognition and opportunities that come from being included among these past… Read More »

Firehouse Theatre is pleased to announce our 2020-2021 SEASON OF DISCOVERY

By | May 10, 2020

Firehouse Theatre is pleased to announce our 2020-2021 SEASON OF DISCOVERY, when all of us will be learning to adapt to extreme and turbulent circumstances, and artists will explore new ways of making and sharing performance.  click hereto download  SEASON OF DISCOVERY order formor click below to join now This year we’re offering two types… Read More »

Teacher – Drama – Thomas Dale High (PART-TIME)

By | May 3, 2020

This posting is for the 2020-21 school year. Plans, delivers and evaluates instruction based upon specific standards and objectives established by CCPS.  Assists students in learning knowledge and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able and responsible citizens.  Classroom duties consist of teaching theatre, including art history, performance skills, etc, and theatre… Read More »

A List Of Live Virtual Concerts To Watch During The Coronavirus Shutdown

By | May 3, 2020

Updated on May 3 11:45 a.m. ET. This is a living document, updated every day until it’s no longer needed: LIVE LINK As more festivals, performances and concerts are canceled due to the coronavirus shutdown, musicians of all stripes and sizes are taking to social and streaming platforms to play live for their fans. NPR… Read More »

How are things at Virginia Rep?

By | May 3, 2020

While there have been dark periods in the theatre industry before, COVID-19 may prove to be the greatest interruption any of us have faced. But we are busy preparing for your return. We are thankful to all of you who contribute to our nonprofit cause with your donations and your ticket purchases, and we’d like… Read More »

Legends at Home series will take its final bow

By | April 26, 2020

The Legends at Home series will take its final bow with 2 performances that include talented artists from Richmond, as well as natives from other parts of our country. RICHMOND ALL STARS Wednesday, April 29 12 pm & 7 pm Streaming on Facebook @RPAAlliance or our website at RPAAlliance.com This one-hour special will include: – Tasha Anderson and Michael… Read More »

News from Firehouse

By | April 12, 2020

Dear Firehouse friend,On behalf of our staff, board, and artists I hope that you’re staying safe and healthy during this horrific and unprecedented time. Here’s a status report on what’s going on at Firehouse. Like all other performing arts institutions and public activities, we’ve halted operations and cancelled the rest of our 2019-2020 season. There… Read More »