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Lobbyists for a Day

By Beverly Mislang, Larry Jones, and Jessica Mele While arts advocates around the nation flocked to DC to celebrate National Arts Advocacy Day, Performing Arts Workshop took a more local approach: staff took a two-hour train ride to Sacramento to meet with legislators whose...


Introducing... Elaine!

We've got a lot of events coming up in 2015 and a lot of extra help coming our way from one talented intern. Meet Elaine! What is your role at the Workshop? I am the Spring 2015 intern. My main responsibility is helping plan the 50th anniversary student showcase. Where did you...


FREE EVENT FOR APASF MEMBERS!

New Year's Networking + "The Creative Classroom" Toast the New Year with friends, art, and lively discussion!  Join the Arts Providers Alliance of San Francisco (APASF) members for an exclusive happy hour celebration where you’ll network and make art over food and drinks....


We're in the Holiday Spirit!

Take a peek at photos from yesterday's holiday potluck extraordinaire and be sure to vote for your favorite gingerbread house in this year's ultimate architecture showdown.   Happy Holidays from Performing Arts Workshop!   ...


WORLD PREMIERE: BRAVO! @ THE BRAVA

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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...


Election Day Playlist: Vote and Rock Out!

Voters of America, here is your November 4th playlist. Whether you're waiting in line at the polls or hosting an election results party, we've got your soundtrack right here: [spotify id="spotify:user:1218416140:playlist:495wEQcom7WG2tQ2CIh8Wl" width="300" height="380" /]  


Here's your Halloween party playlist by Performing Arts Workshop staff

Need some tunes for your Halloween party? Here are some recommendations from the Performing Arts Workshop staff: [spotify id="spotify:user:1218416140:playlist:5geUmf12FtmTu2Pqg5U1DE" width="300" height="380" /] Bonus track: Tim Curry's rendition of "Anything Can Happen On...


Thank You to our Sponsors!

Have you RSVP'd for our Donor and Community Appreciation Event on November 12th? The event is fast approaching and we are so excited to spend an evening with our loyal friends. But first, we owe heaps and heaps of gratitude to our generous sponsors, helping us in every aspect to...