Peforming Arts Workshop

7 facts about Emily Bozentka, our new Administrative Assistant

September 19, 2013 1. Where did you grow up? I was born in Long Beach, CA and lived there until I was in third grade and my family moved to Seal Beach, CA. 2. What are your hobbies? Singing, reading, swimming, and craft projects.  I’ve worked with kids for many years, so...


NEW STUDENT POETRY: "The Hood of Smoke and Mirrors"

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...


Partners in Arts Education Grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 14, 2013 Contact: Heather Ikemire  (212) 268-3337 ext. 10 heatherikemire@nationalguild.org...


1. Where did you grow up as a kid? Oakland, CA and Memphis, TN. 2. What are you hobbies? Songwriting, basketball, and attending music related events. 3. What college did you attend and what were your studies? Undergrad: Northern Arizona University - Flagstaff, AZ - B.S...

Get to know board member Carmen Milagro

1. Where did you grow up as a kid? I was born in San Francisco in the Mission District. At the age of four we moved to Arlington Drive in South San Francisco where I lived for 31 years. 2. What are you hobbies? Food, travel, Barca Soccer, reading, and spending time with my 2...


7 Facts About Board Member, Ashley Serra

1. Where do you live? I actually recently relocated to the East Bay. I live on the Berkeley/Oakland border and so far I love it. I have a big backyard and there is some truth to it being the "sunny side of the bay." Although I do have to admit that I'm going to miss my old...


10 Things About Our New Sector Alliance AmeriCorps Summer Fellow, Matt Arciniega

1) Where did you grow up as kid? Richmond, CA. 2) What are your hobbies? I really like to run. I also like trying new things like new restaurants or new places. 3) What college did you attend and what did you study? I am currently attending Columbia University in New York....


8 things about our newest board member, Sagar Gupta

Hi, my name is Artisha Gardner and I'm an intern at Performing Arts Workshop. I have the honor of introducing our newest board member, Sagar Gupta. 1. Where do you live? I live in San Francisco on the border of Nob Hill and Pacific Heights; my office is in the Financial...


Obmamacare Explained: A Guide for Californians

The Workshop is one of the leading Teaching Artist Hiring Organizations examining health benefits for teaching artists, both internally with our own artists and as a member of Teaching Artists Guild. This project will rely heavily on what is to come as a result of the Affordable...


Music Monday: Hit The Road

Sometimes you "gotta get out of this place." What song makes you want to hit the road? [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUeO0tT9HEo&w=420&h=315] Larry, Program & Administrative Assistant Freeway of Love, Aretha Franklin Last Exit to Brooklyn, Gene Pitney Gotta Move,...


Ryan Gosling wants you to be the best local arts advocate

San Francisco arts advocates! Get up close and personal with your supervisors at any of these upcoming Arts Town Hall meetings: Districts 8 & 9 Supervisors Scott Wiener & David Campos Sat, May 4th - 9 to 10:30 am Cesar Chavez Elementary School 825 Shotwell Street...


Music Monday: Instrumental Interlude

What is your favorite instrumental song? [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqAiV__Mv1E&w=420&h=315] Larry, Program & Administrative Assistant Unsquare Dance by Dave Brubeck Cleo’s Mood by Jr. Walker and The Allstars Ebb Tide by Ken Griffin Lorena, Program...