April 2014 Newsletter

President's Note: A Look Back at 2013

Dear Friends, I am thrilled to share Performing Arts Workshop’s 2013 Annual Report website with you. Growing up, I was passionate about playing piano -- I would get lost in scales, pieces, improvisation, and writing for hours on end. It gave me a sense of inner strength,...


Advocating at the State Capitol

By Jessica Mele, Executive Director It’s hard to muster enthusiasm on a crisp early Tuesday morning. But, standing on the train platform with Performing Arts Workshop staff, we buzzed with chills of anticipation (and maybe a little from the cold). We were turning our eyes...


Watch the official trailer for Bravo! @ The Brava

By Joseph Tomsovic, Student Showcase Intern Bravo! @ The Brava is coming to the Brava Theater on May 12, 2014! Watch the trailer for our BIGGEST show of the year: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADtdiQ9ixlg Reserve your FREE ticket at www.BravoSF.eventbrite.com. Be a part of the...


Join the Workshop's Board of Directors!

BECOME A BOARD MEMBER AT PERFORMING ARTS WORKSHOP! San Francisco-based nonprofit is looking for board members interested in promoting educational equity through the arts. For almost 50 years, Performing Arts Workshop has helped youth develop learning skills through critical...


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...