Tag Archives: Theater

Improv Adventures – Summer Camp – CSz Richmond Theater

By | March 31, 2019

Comedy from the heart. Teaching collaboration, inspiration, gratitude and fun in all that we do. Sure, “funny” has a lot to do with comedy. But our years of experience have taught us that it is so much more than that. In our summer camps, kids of all ages learn how to work and play together,… Read More »

SPARC Spectrum Open House

By | March 24, 2019

Join us on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 5 – 6pm at SPARC for an introduction to the newly relaunched Spectrum program that will begin in the fall of 2019. Spectrum is a theater arts education program for high school LGBTQ youth, in partnership with SPARC, Richmond Triangle Players, and TheatreLAB. Modeled after the national… Read More »

Virginia Repertory Theatre’s Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn Presents Pinocchio

By | February 24, 2019

Virginia Repertory Theatre’s Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn Presents Pinocchio Book and Lyrics by Bruce Craig Miller Music by Michael Strong Based on the Novel by Carlo Collodi Developed by Virginia Repertory Theatre Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the company of the third production of the 2018/19 Children’s Season, Pinocchio, opening Friday, March 29, 2019, at… Read More »

Check with Chuck: Swift Creek Mill Theatre Hires Chuck Bowen as House Manager

By | January 20, 2019

The Mill now offers onsite guidance to patrons during performances via the new position of House Manager. Starting this fall, guests of the Mill have a new, charming face to turn to when they need help at the landmark venue. Whether they are visitors with an attending group, volunteers searching to make a difference, or… Read More »

AUDITIONS: The Illuminated Stage announces auditions for “A Christmas Memory”

By | August 12, 2018

AUDITIONS: The Illuminated Stage, a new professional theatre company based in the Tri-cities, announces auditions for “A Christmas Memory”. The Illuminated Stage at the Beacon Theater in Hopewell, Virginia Written by Duane Poole, Music by Larry Grossman, Lyrics by Carol Hall Directed by Julie Fulcher-Davis, Musical Direction by Tony Williams Based on the classic short… Read More »

Richmond Triangle Players Season Announced

By | May 27, 2018

Mainstage  Sondheim on Sondheim by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine (8/8-9/1) A new musical revue celebrating Sondheim’s work with video interviews and selections from his songbook.  Cast announced so far: Susan Sanford, Durron Tyre and Matt Polson   The Laramie Project by Moisés Kaufman and the Members of Tectonic Theater Project (9/26-10/20) This follows the true story… 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 »

Richmond CenterStage Foundation to Change Name to Richmond Performing Arts Alliance

By | January 29, 2017

Organization’s mission, activities, venues to remain the same Richmond CenterStage Foundation is excited to announce that, effective March 1, 2017, its new name will be Richmond Performing Arts Alliance. The organization’s mission remains the same – to provide diverse local and world-class performing arts, transformative arts education experiences for students of all ages, and inspirational… 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 »