Tag Archives: Theater

Lucy Dacus Comes Home to Film Performance for National Television

By | April 18, 2021

Lucy Dacus introduced the opening track on her new album, Hot and Heavy, Tuesday, April 13 on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. The performance was filmed at the November Theatre downtown on the Marjorie Arenstein Stage with her bandmates. The Marquee outside proudly announced Hot and Heavy. Managing Director Phil Whiteway said, “We were all sworn to silence… Read More »

FIRES IN THE MIRROR – FTP

By | January 17, 2021

FIRES IN THE MIRROR by Anna Deavere Smith directed by Katrinah Carol Lewis performed by Jamar Jones Fri March 26-Sun April 25, 2021 The full title of Anna Deavere Smith’s play is FIRES IN THE MIRROR: CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN AND OTHER IDENTITIES. She wrote the play after the Crown Heights neighborhood erupted in three days… Read More »

RPAA – Our 2021 Legends on Grace Season!

By | November 29, 2020

RPAA is thrilled to announce the 2021 Season of Legends on Grace! We can’t wait to welcome you to Rhythm Hall at Dominion Energy Center or have you join us via livestream. Below are your options for enjoying the shows! Livestreaming from Dominion Energy Center in Rhythm HallTickets for individual livestream performances are $30 per… 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 »