“Casting for Justice isn’t just about fair and equitable treatment for women and actors of color, although that’s incredibly important. It’s about making the art form relevant for all of us” writes Rebecca Ennals in a heartfelt essay.
WWSF is delighted to host Valerie Weak’s Counting Actors Project. Starting this month, WWSF will bring you the monthly reports on the gender breakdown of actors, directors and playwrights in reported Bay Area productions; Valerie will continue to spearhead the project as she has been for close to three years.
Starting this month, WWSF will be collaborating with Valerie Weak to host the Counting Actors Project. Read her interview with WWSF where she speaks about her journey in theater and how the project came about.
Michelle Hensley’s direction of Cal Shakes’ “Twelfth Night” in an all-female, gender-bending production is getting rich, and hugely deserved, praise from all quarters. The WWSF Meetup group saw it tonight and came away agreeing with all the kudos!
Call for submissions by Women’s Work Issues, The Beatrice Terry Fellowship for emerging female writer-directors, Rob Hurwitt’s recent blog post about how women are taking over the stage in the Bay Area, and our upcoming meetup!
Martha Richards has graciously allowed for her blog posts on the upcoming DC Women’s Voice Theater Festival to be cross-posted on WWSF; in related news, we take a look at some of the happenings at Arena Stage that is hosting The Summit, “an in-depth exploration of theater in DC”.