Activities, Events, Programs
Theatre Bay Area is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the theatre and dance artists and companies of the Bay Area. We produce several major events each year, and administer a number of granting and educational programs to advance artists’ careers and craft in meaningful ways. Below ...
Advertising with Theatre Bay Area
Theatre Bay Area and TIX Bay Area Advertising
Theatre Bay Area has a multitude of advertising options through our member resources and the TIX Bay Area program. Whether you’re interested in running ads in our magazine or on one of our websites, in one of our two e-mail ...
Huge thanks to everyone who made the 2013 Theatre Bay Area Annual Conference such a success!
The Theatre Bay Area Annual Conference is always a can't-miss event: a place to see and be seen, as well as gather new tools to take your organization or ...
Theatre Bay Area advocates for the arts on the local, statewide and national level. For more information on arts advocacy, we recommend the following organizations:
TAG (Teaching Artists Guild - formerly known as TAO, or Teaching Artists Organized) is a fiscally sponsored project of Community Initiatives. TAG is a member-driven organization committed to the professionalization of the field of teaching the arts. TAG is the ...
ATLAS Program: Advanced Training Leading Artists to Success!
ATLAS (Advanced Training Leading Artists to Success) was initially developed in 2008 as a resource to help actors identify personalized career goals, and to better understand where they fit in the Bay Area ...
Bay Area Performing Arts Spaces
Find a space. List a space. Theatre Bay Area, in partnership with Dancers’ Group and Fractured Atlas, introduces Bay Area Performing Arts Spaces: the most comprehensive free online rehearsal and ...
CA$H Grant Program
CA$H is a grant program designed by artists for artists, intended to support professionally-oriented theatre and dance artists and small companies with budgets under $100,000. Its purpose is to spark a creative surge throughout Northern California's theatre and dance community by providing ...
Counting New Beans: Intrinsic Impact and the Value of Art
We make art because we believe it makes better human beings. ...
Datapoint Research Program
Welcome to the Datapoint Research Program, the one-stop source for arts and culture research. This site includes both original Theatre Bay Area research and research conducted by other organizations that we think would be useful to you.
The Arts Diversity ...
Eric Landisman Fellowship
The Eric Landisman Fellowship Program is given in honor of the memory of the noted scenic designer and property manager.
This program supports the development of emerging Bay Area designers and technicians. Two fellowships of $2,000-$5,000 per year will be awarded. To be eligible, ...
Faces of Theatre Bay Area Celebration
Theatre Bay Area would like to thank everyone who joined us for the Faces of Theatre Bay Area Celebration on March 4, 2013 at the fabulous new home of the SF Playhouse!!
This year's event was truly fantastic - guests enjoyed an ...
General and Regional Auditions
Theatre Bay Area hosts several major auditions a year. These auditions, collectively, are attended by hundreds of actors and auditors (casting directors, artistic directors, directors) from theatres of all sizes across the Bay Area. These auditions allow actors more exposure to more companies, ...
Administered by Theatre Bay Area and started in 1984 to honor Bay Area playwright and screenwriter Will Glickman, the Will Glickman Award is presented annually to the author or authors of the best play to have its world premiere in the Bay Area the preceding year. The winner is chosen by a panel ...
Theatre Bay Area
Grant Deadline Calendar for Theatre Projects
Courtesy of Quinn Consulting
AVAILABLE GRANTS & DEADLINES
The following ...
Individual Services Committee
Theatre Bay Area’s Individual Services Committee (ISC) is a working advisory group of Theatre Bay Area individual members that often acts as a sample focus group and resource for Theatre Bay Area on issues concerning the individual membership of Theatre Bay Area. Committee members meet on a ...
In 2010, with the generous support from many national and local funders, Theatre Bay Area commissioned noted research firm WolfBrown to conduct a nationwide study on the intrinsic impact of a live theatre performance. The goal of the study was to refine our understanding of how to measure ...
Listings for the Website and Magazine
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Mary Mason Lemonade Fund
Making Lemons into Lemonade for Over 20 Years
The Mary Mason Lemonade Fund is a confidential resource for theatre practitioners with terminal or life-threatening illnesses who are in need of supplemental financial assistance to improve the quality of their lives as they ...
Partnerships with Other Organizations
Along with our many in-house programs and services, Theatre Bay Area has some partnerships with local and national initiatives that we'd like to make sure you know about. We participate in these partnerships in order to bring the latest and best tools and trends to our membership.
PDN: The Postcard Distribution Network
How PDN Works
The Theatre Bay Area Postcard Distribution Network (PDN) is a network of designated locations around the Bay Area where theatre companies (or really, anyone producing a show) can have their postcards displayed. Most of these locations are at theatres, but we ...
Performing Arts Assistance Program
About the Program
The Performing Arts Assistance Program makes seasoned performing artists available as consultants to small and midsize community arts groups. This program is funded by the Zellerbach Foundation, and overseen by the Zellerbach Community Arts ...
For complete submission guidelines, contact the contest or theatre company. Opportunities that require a submission fee or other fee are marked by a $ icon.
The Playwrights Showcase introduces local theatre companies to writers whose work represents the high quality and unique diversity of playwriting in the Bay Area.
The playwrights are selected by a panel of theatre ...
Theatre Bay Area offers a variety of publications for the community, ranging from the country's only regional theatre magazine to a series of email newsletters and online publications for theatremakers and theatregoers ...
Theatre Bay Area hosts regular regional company meetings in San Francisco, the East Bay, the North Bay and the South Bay. These meetings are intended to:
-Discuss the latest issues of importance to your region
-Share insights and deepen professional relationships with your ...
The Insider Newsletter
The Insider is an industry-focused weekly newsletter for members of Theatre Bay Area. It contains current opportunities, complimentary ticket offers and news for the theatre community.
You must be a member of Theatre Bay Area to receive this ...
The Really Big List
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The TBA Awards
The TBA Awards were created to celebrate excellence in professionally oriented theatre production throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, to draw attention to the rich diversity of theatre programming in the region, and to promote theatre attendance by both residents and ...
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The Theatregoer is a patron-focused weekly e-newsletter centered on the half-price tickets available online and at the TIX Booth in Union Square. The Theatergoer is sent to over 25,000 unique addresses every week, and has ...
Theatre Services Committee
Theatre Bay Area’s Theatre Services Committee (TSC) is a working advisory group of Theatre Bay Area company members that often acts as a sample focus group and resource for Theatre Bay Area on issues concerning the SF Bay Area theatre community. Committee members meet monthly and represent a ...
TIX - Arts & Cultural Event Tickets
Welcome to the brand-spanking-new TIX program here at Theatre Bay Area. We have created exciting new partnerships, thrown out old, broken systems, given ourselves an actual and metaphorical facelift, and are now ready to provide you with a great ...