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Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Notes from June TSC Meeting

TSC Meeting Notes
May 20, 2009
TSC Members Present: Leah Abrams, Custom Made Theatre; Daren Carollo, DLOC; Akilah Crossdale, Traveling Jewish Theatre; Rachel Fink, Berkeley Rep; Jeanette Harrison, AlterTheater; Melissa Hillman, Impact Theatre; Sheena Johnson, CounterPULSE; Clark Lewis, Roustabout Theater; Lisa Mallette, City Lights Theatre; Leslie Martinson, TheatreWorks; Nina Meehan, Active Arts Theatre; Jim Neuner, A.C.T.; Shauna Rabinowitz, Aurora Theatre Company; Jessica Robinson, CounterPULSE; Jonathan Spector, Playwrights Foundation & Just Theatre; Lisa Tromovitch, Livermore Shakespeare Festival; Marissa Wolf, Crowded Fire. Theatre Bay Area Staff Present: Dale Albright, Brad Erikson, Kendra Oberhauser

I. Theatre Bay Area news and updates.
Bill AB 700 is still under way. Send an email or fax if you haven’t already. Information at

Thursday, May 28 10am, 11:15am TBA will be hosting a teleconference: Innovating Through a Crisis: Theatre Companies Talk About the Current Financial Reality and What They're Doing About It.

Alan Brown’s Intrinsic impact survey is finished, and will be presented to the 82 participants June 9, 11am. Full report at

North Bay Regional Auditions happening this weekend, May 23 only. (

Expo. The new date is Oct 5 at Yerba Buena Gardens. (

Landisman applications were due Monday, May 18. There were about 15 applicants. Playwrights Showcase also had a deadline May 18. About 50 applications came in. (

CA$H just finished dance panel. The program will be evaluated after 10 years. (

PAID internship will be ending this month.

South Bay meeting update. Mercury News not having a calendar. Plus, plans to get information and maybe a pool of money for health emergencies of uninsured artists. (South Bay Regional List Serv:, Health Coverage information: email

South Bay Regional Auditions are Aug 1 at San Jose Stage. (

BAPST (Bay Area Professional Small Theatres) community meeting was at the Exit Theatre May 18. (List serv at

There was an MBAT meeting for companies in the MBAT range. (Information about Equity at

II. Outreach to educators.
Theatre Bay Area wants to create a database of local educators for theatre companies to contact, develop relationships, and invite to shows.

III. TSC communication.
In an effort to be more transparent to the larger community, TSC is starting to make these one-page summaries of the TSC notes to post publicly.

TSC developing ways to stay in touch with the theatre community at large.


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