Tracey Paleo

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Tracey Paleo is Associate Editor at FootLights Magazine. She's also the Founder and Chief Editor of the arts and culture site, Gia On The Move, where she often reviews live performance events.

Jorge Sciupac Joins LATC As Managing Director

PRESS RELEASE LOS ANGELES (March 20, 2017) — Following an extensive search, Jorge Sciupac has been chosen as managing director of both The Los Angeles Theatre Center and the Latino Theater Company. The Latino Theater Company has operated the City-owned Los Angeles Theatre Center since 2006. Sciupac will oversee the development and execution of the LATC’s strategic plan and manage day-to-day theater operations, sales and ...

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Native American Voices at The Autry

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Native Voices at the Autry Museum in Los Angeles, CA is giving a loud voice to the stories of Native American people in Fairly Traceable a romantic dramedy, currently being presented as a world premiere, written by Mary Kathryn Nagle, Cherokee citizen, playwright and partner at Pipestem Law, a firm specializing in the sovereignty of Native tribes and peoples. The story follows two law students ...

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24th Street Theatre Among TCG Grant Recipients

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The sixteen projects supported by the latest round of Audience (R)Evolution Travel Grants aim to connect with Deaf and Latinx audiences, reach Middle Eastern and Muslim communities, engage with refugees and those in addiction recovery, and more.  TCG Awards $114,470 for Audience (R)Evolution Travel Grant Recipients. Local Los Angeles theater companies 24th Street Theatre and Latino Theater Company will benefit among them. PRESS RELEASE New ...

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There’s No Place Like Home

Creating a home in the arts is a common occurrence. The camaraderie and shared experiences. Common ground and common goals. Hours and hours spent talking, planning, designing and performing. Building something that will last. It’s no surprise that any kid on his or her own might be drawn to all that dynamic energy and open creativity. For Road Theatre Company Resident Director Andre Barron, theater ...

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2017 Hollywood Fringe Scholarship Winners

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The Hollywood Fringe Festival has announced the winners of the 2017 Fringe Scholarships. The 10 winners were chosen from an applicant pool of 150.  The applications were evaluated based on how much impact the production would have on the overall attraction of audience and the production’s potential to increase the ethnic and socioeconomic diversity of artists and audience. The winners of the 2017 Fringe Scholarships ...

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Press Release: LADCC Announces Nominations

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Press Release LOS ANGELES (February 23, 2017) — The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle (LADCC) has announced its nominations and special awards for excellence in Los Angeles, Orange County and Ventura County theatre for the year 2016 (Dec. 1, 2015 – Nov. 30, 2016).  The 48th annual LADCC awards ceremony will take place on Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Colony Theatre at Burbank Town Center, 555 ...

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Little Children Dream of God at the Road

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Who doesn’t love a good story? A woman’s desperate escape fomented by mysticism, a violent past, dark magic, a baby who doesn’t cry, an assemblage of outlandish, urban characters and dreams… vivid, terrifying, portentous, hopeful. Just a taste of what’s in store at The Road Theatre’s February 2017 West Coast premiere of Little Children Dream of God, by playwright Jeff Augustin, about a Haitian immigrant ...

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Antaeus Unveils New Performing Arts Center

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Press Release GLENDALE, Calif. (Feb. 13, 2017) — Antaeus Theatre Company will name its new venue at 110 E. Broadway in the City of Glendale the Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in honor of the Gindlers’ $1 million capital campaign contribution and long-standing patronage. Following months of construction, doors will open on March 2 with Open Stages, four days of free events set ...

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Skylight Theatre Company Confirms 2017 Season

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Skylight Theatre Company, recognized for their unwavering commitment to developing new works, has confirmed a 2017 lineup of four plays, new to Los Angeles. January 28 – February 25, 2017 Shades of Disclosure (World Premiere) by Queerwise, directed by Michal Kearns. Spanning from the 1988 display of the AIDS Memorial Quilt in Washington DC to the worldwide women’s marches, this show celebrates the triumphant lives ...

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Lineup Announced for 2017 Pacific Playwrights Festival

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South Coast Repertory’s 20th Pacific Playwrights Festival (PPF), April 21-23, includes works from SCR’s renowned play commissioning program and from CrossRoads, SCR’s commissioning/community engagement program, which also yielded Qui Nguyen’s hit play, Vietgone. Created in 1998, the Pacific Playwrights Festival has grown into one of the leading festivals of new plays in the country. The three full productions at the 2017 Pacific Playwrights Festival are: ...

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