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Hampden Sydney College and Firehouse Theatre are offering free and open to the mask-wearing public the opportunity to enjoy ANN

By | October 21, 2020

Hampden Sydney College and Firehouse Theatre are offering free and open to the mask-wearing public the opportunity to enjoy ANN in a live one-woman performance of Holland Taylor’s in-depth, humorous, and affectionate portrait of Ann Richards, “a revolutionary figure in American politics,” just in time for what’s probably the most important election of our time. There is still one final live-streamed performance, too.  ANN… Read More »

Bedtime Stories from VA Rep

By | October 21, 2020

Bedtime Stories from VA Rep Adapted & performed by Jacqueline Jones:   Shlomo’s Tiny House A Traditional Yiddish Folktale The Crow and the Fox A Fable by Aesop Little Miss Muffet A Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme Coming Soon from Jackie and VA Rep!“Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes”“Lucy Locket” https://va-rep.org/aha/bedtime.html

Selected participants for the “Virginia Voices” New Musical Theatre showcase

By | October 18, 2020

On behalf of VTA (Virginia Theatre Association), we are thrilled to announce the featured selected participants for the “Virginia Voices” New Musical Theatre showcase, which will be featured at 4:00 pm on October 29 during the Virtual Conference! Congrats to Chandler Hubbard, Levi Meerovich, Laura Lee Gulledge, Austin Nuckols, Joshua Vranas, Lily Dwoskin O’Neil, Anna… Read More »

An Evening of Song with Debra Wagoner & pianist Anthony Smith

By | October 18, 2020

An Evening of Song with Debra Wagoner & pianist Anthony SmithFriday, November 6, 2020, 7:00 pmSaturday, November 7, 2020, 7:00 pmSunday, November 8, 2020, 2:30 pm Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Please call 804-261-ARTS for advance tickets. (If you have been issued a gift card for a past show and… Read More »


By | October 11, 2020

Our youth group invites young theater lovers to connect with artists and audiences as they become the next generation of theater leaders and arts enthusiasts. 4th Wall members play a vital role in building young audiences, which is crucial to the survival of live theater. Students create written reviews, behind-the-scenes videos, and social media posts. A… Read More »

Behind Closed Doors – Cosmic Orchid

By | October 4, 2020

Understanding our current conditions render live theatre prohibitive, we created a theme that integrates with the split scene dynamic of a video performance – One where behavior, eye contact and physical interaction are not lost to the medium. Since the door to live theatre is closed until further notice, the metaphor informs the work.An evening… Read More »

Position Available: Richmond Symphony – Patron Services Assistant

By | September 20, 2020

Job SummaryThe Patron Services Assistant supports Symphony ticketing and subscription operations. This position proactively engages in sales of single tickets, subscriptions, and group sales. The Patron Services Assist works with the Annual Fund Coordinator to oversee the 20/30 Group. The position is also responsible for inputting and maintaining data in the Etix ticketing system and… Read More »

Grief, Guilt, and Paranoia: The Madness of Poe

By | September 6, 2020

This October, the Whistle Stop Theatre Company – in collaboration with the Ashland Museum – explores how madness sinks in through the famous works of Edgar Allan Poe. This pay what you can, pandemic appropriate, LIVE performance includes original music, dance, and choral readings of Edgar Allen Poe’s Eleonora, Annabel Lee, The Raven, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Premature Burial and… Read More »

Long Form Improv Live! Coaching

By | April 1, 2018

Need an improv coach/guest coach? Want personal feedback after shows? Try me! I have 13 years of Improv experience & offer kind direct feedback through side coaching & action-oriented notes. Training includes iO South (defunct), the Annoyance Intensive, Coalition Theater, UCB, and CSz Richmond. Current teams include Disco Lemonade Improv, Here’s the Kicker, and Short,… Read More »

Hey Improv Nerds! Are you…

By | May 14, 2017

Hey Improv Nerds! Are you… Making the same moves over and over again? Hitting a plateau? Practicing great!! And performing not-so-great? Let Betzi coach you. Betzi has 11+ years of improv experience and has a knack for seeing what’s tripping you up and how to make improv easier. Betzi gives detailed notes; offers solutions and… Read More »

Looking for a improv coach? Consider Betzi Hekman.

By | April 9, 2017

Looking for a improv coach? Consider Betzi Hekman. Betzi has 11+ years experience & excels at creating character, establishing relationships and working with emotions. Betzi graduated from iO South at Comedyworx, Raleigh, NC (defunct) and was taught by Jason Shotts, Jason Chin and Dan Sipp. She also trained at Coalition Theater (201-401), CSz Richmond, and… Read More »

Actor Coaching and Consulting

By | January 15, 2017

Commonwealth Theatre Consulting is now offering coaching and consulting services!    Brandon Carter – Consultant  Conducting private actor coaching for almost a decade in Farmville, VA; New York, New York; State College, Pennsylvania; Newark, New Jersey, Carter is thrilled that so many of his students have gone on to theatre training programs, (New York Film… Read More »