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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...


A note from Executive Director Jessica Mele

Whew! It’s been an especially busy but fun few months here at the Workshop. Here’s just a glimpse at what we’ve been up to: Showing our thanks. On November 6, we hosted “A Taste of Performing Arts Workshop,” a party to show BIG appreciation to our current family of...


10 Facts About our New Board Member, Julian Gropp

  Meet Julian Gropp 1. Where did you grow up? Garmisch, Germany (it's a small resort in the Bavarian Alps) 2. What is your favorite art form? Dance (breakdance, acrobatic dance, mostly all forms of dance) 3. What college did you attend and what did you study? Stanford...


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...


Volunteer and Wish List!

Do you want to get involved with Performing Arts Workshop? There are so many ways to support us and our mission. You can donate time, goods, or resources. If you have questions, please contact Beverly Mislang at 415-673-2634 Ext. 210 or beverly@performingartsworkshop.org....


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...


Back to School with our Artist Mentor Matthew Davison

1. Could you say a little bit about your role at Performing Arts Workshop?  For example what you teach, where you teach, and what age you teach? My title at The Workshop is Artist Mentor. I teach Creative Writing to people of all ages, but mostly to university students, both...


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...


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...


A Love Letter to the Workshop

Dear Performing Arts Workshop, I’m been meaning to tell you this for some time now, but let me just come right out and say it. I love you. You introduced me to the San Francisco Bay Area, made me cry with joy on a regular basis, and produced a pride in my own self-development...