December 2014 Newsletter

A Look Inside a Middle School Spoken Word Program

By Laila Copperansky, Performing Arts Workshop Intern Students at Paul Revere use spoken word poetry to explore self-identity and issues of race and ethnicity. Photo credit: Laila Copperansky This fall, I’ve had the pleasure of being a fly on the wall for four of core artist...


SF Voters Decisively Pass Prop C

By Jessica Mele, Executive Director It’s December, and election day already seems a world (and a few turkey dinners) away. This year, I gave thanks that San Francisco voters decisively passed Proposition C by 74.44%!!! As I wrote in a blog post in October, Prop C included the...


2 Truths and a Lie: New Workshoppers Edition

Here at the Workshop, we’ve been lucky enough to welcome a handful of new staff and board members to our team. We’d love to introduce you, but rather than simply telling you all about them, we challenge you to a little game called 2 Truths and a Lie. Can you spot the fib?  ...


Giving Tuesday: 5 Reasons To Support Our $10K Matching Gift Challenge Today!

Happy Giving Tuesday! Now that we’ve turned the page on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it’s time to celebrate the true meaning of the holiday season: giving back. On this Giving Tuesday, please make a gift to support Performing Arts Workshop. Our generous friends and...