Peforming Arts Workshop

RECAP: Beats of the Bayview

By Maya Sussman, New Sector Alliance AmeriCorps Resident “…We want to see a better nation, That’s why we get our education. Now we can have a celebration, Now we can have a celebration! And we celebrate, and we celebrate, and we celebrate...” -Students from Drew...


TV Interview on Bay Area Focus!

Last Sunday, March 30th, Program Director Karena Salmond appeared on Bay Area Focus, a KBCW public affairs program hosted by Michelle Griego.  If you didn't get to catch it on TV, you can watch it here:...


Sponsor our 2014 Student Showcase!

Is your company looking for a way to give back to the community, while gaining valuable local exposure? Our May Student Showcase is just the ticket! Corporate sponsors of our Student Showcase will receive recognition in our event materials, social media, and annual report, as...


Original student poetry: "Though I fade / I'm still breathing"

For 15 years, the Workshop has received support from the Marin Community Foundation to conduct artist residencies at elementary schools in Marin County, primarily those serving San Rafael’s low-income neighborhoods. In 2006, the Foundation expanded that support to include...


Who's on Third? Beats of the BAYVIEW

Students at Paul Revere K-8 School and Dr. Charles Drew College Preparatory Academy have been working with our teaching artists all year to create and perfect their Afro-Peruvian dances and spoken word pieces. They’ll take the stage on March 20th at the 3rd on Third community...


1 click = $5

1 click, 1 donation. Each time you share our Giving Library video, we'll receive a $5 donation. It's never been easier to show your support for the Workshop: 1) Head over to our Giving Library page. 2) Click on the SHARE NOW button. 3) Spread the word! Thank you!


We know, we don't look a day over 30, but ...

in a few short years, Performing Arts Workshop will be celebrating its 50th birthday! To help us reflect on our roots and take stock of all our accomplishments through the decades, our star New Sector Alliance Fellow Maya Sussman created this cool interactive timeline. The...


Bayview Student Showcase: Talented young performers coming soon to a stage near you!

We’re proud to announce that Performing Arts Workshop will be partnering with the 3rd on Third Bayview arts and culture celebration to bring our talented young artists to the stage! On the evening of Thursday, March 20th, 2014, students from Dr. Charles R. Drew College...


Thanks for Coming to "A Taste of Performing Arts Workshop!"

Last Wednesday night, November 6, Performing Arts Workshop held “A Taste of Performing Arts Workshop,” an event to both thank the Workshop’s supporters, and to introduce new faces to our work and mission.  Held at the African American Art and Culture Complex, the night...


Support Performing Arts Workshop by shopping at AmazonSmile

Did you know you can support Performing Arts Workshop by shopping at AmazonSmile?  Choose Performing Arts Workshop when you shop, and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to the Workshop!   Performing Arts Workshop Inc


Let's Party! A Taste of Performing Arts Workshop

Hey Everyone! Let's Party! Join us at "A Taste of Performing Arts Workshop" for a fun, FREE, and casual night out on the town, including: - a special drinks tasting for 21+ guests- new dance moves with World Dance Teaching Artist Ms. Amani- award-winning students performing...


Apply to be Our New Fundraising and Events Intern!

Performing Arts Workshop, a 48 year-old nonprofit arts education organization based in San Francisco, is dedicated to helping young people develop critical thinking, creative expression, and basic learning skills through the arts.  The Fundraising and Events Intern will provide...