Tag Archives: Theater

IMPORTANT SUMMER ANNOUNCEMENT FROM QUILL THEATRE & AGECROFT HALL

By | June 28, 2020

To Our Valued Richmond Shakespeare Festival Patrons, The health and safety of our patrons and artists are paramount, so it is with a heavy heart that we must announce the cancellation of the 2020 Richmond Shakespeare Festival. While we are disappointed, we believe that this decision is in the best interests of both our organizations… Read More »

2019-20 Artsies nominations announced, “Lucky 13” theme

By | June 21, 2020

“Lucky 13th” Annual Theater Awards and Nominees Announced The Richmond Theatre Critics Circle Awards (Artsies) will look a little different this year: the whole event will be virtual. Using the occasion of the Artsies’ 13th year, the 2020 theme will be “Lucky 13.” The show will highlight the funny – and often outrageous – ways… Read More »

SPARC’s New Voices for the Theater is holding a casting call for STUDENT actors

By | June 14, 2020

SPARC’s New Voices for the Theater is holding a casting call for STUDENT actors. Please note that these are volunteer positions open to current high school and college students. As announced previously, the 2020 New Voices for the Theater Festival of New Works will be going to an online platform this summer in response to… 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 »