Refractions of Light

a Curtain Up! New Play

May 05, 2023 to May 07, 2023

7:30pm

Studio Theater

Refractions of Light explores friendship and prejudice in post WW2 America. Each performance will be followed by a talk-back with community partners.

 

The Curtain Up! New Plays Series is made possible with support by the David R. Goode Charitable Lead Annuity Trust and The Shubert Foundation. 

MASTER CLASS: Grant Writing

A Z Artist Event

February 15, 2023

7:00pm

Studio Theater

Fund your arts career throught grants! Learn the ins and outs of the application process from those well-versed in the process: Hillary Plate & Rita Cohen.

WORKSHOP: Artist Self Care

A Z Artist Event

June 21, 2023

7:00pm

Studio Theater

Time to care for yourself! As artists we are especially vulnerable and need to carve out time for our emotional and mental well being. Join us as Lynn Gilbert, creator of Sounds of Evensong, an immersive sound and vibration healing practice, leads a healing vibration session for us to experience together. Then learn about the programs and resources supporting mental health available through NAMI Coastal Virginia (National Alliance on Mental Illness).

Taking Measure

a Curtain Up! New Play

March 03, 2023 to March 18, 2023

Thursday, Friday, Sat at 7:30PM, Saturday at 3PM.

Studio Theater

Taking Measure fuses the world and characters of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure into a young woman’s struggle through contemporary academia to explore today’s Me Too movement and Cancel Culture in a surprisingly nuanced way.

Z Artist Master Class: Recording Yourself at Home

A Z Artist Event

January 18, 2023

7:00pm

Studio Theater

Recording Yourself at Home: Professional Sound Engineer, Steven Allegretto, conducts a Master Class on RECORDING YOURSELF AT HOME. Learn how to set yourself up for success when filming self-tapes or audio work with your home recording system.

Free with Z artist membership; $10 suggested donation for non-members

Artist Member Events: The Z Artists and local art-lovers are invited to this series of interactive workshops, Master Classes, and social hours aimed at cultivating creativity and community! Your creative spark starts here! BECOME A Z ARTIST HERE

Proteus New Plays Festival

Part of Proteus Festival '22

October 07, 2022

7:00pm

Studio Theater

On Oct. 7: “Likker Outta Control, Busting Arlena Cartwright” by Clyde Santana, and “No One Knows Her Song” by P.A. Wray

The 2022 Proteus New Plays Festival features four new works written in our American Dreamwrights Workshop. Join us for performances in repertory during Proteus and vote for your favorite ” show. Winner of the Audience Favorite will get an extended run in November.

2022 Selected Plays are: “A Cut Above” by Zachary and Christen Davis, “The Blood Cycle” by Benita Alane, “Likker Outta Control, Busting Arlena Cartwright” Story by Clyde Santana, Stage Play By Clyde Santana and Buddy White, and “No One Knows Her Song” by P.A. Wray

VIEW THE FULL PROTEUS LINEUP

 

NEW PLAYS FESTIVAL SPONSORED BY

David R. Goode Charitable Lead Annuity Trust
The Shubert Foundation
Clyde Santana and Valli Meeks
City of Virginia Beach Arts and Humanities Commission

 

PROTEUS FESTIVAL SPONSORED BY