Introducing the 2016 TAEAs!

Say hello to our 2016 class of Artistic Engagement Apprentices! Launched in 2014, this unique program brings emerging theatre artists into our office and rehearsal space to observe and participate in a professional company. For ten weeks, this group will spend time with our Marketing, Development, Education, and Artistic departments working with TheatreWorks staff and other artists. Get to know this special group of artists:

KieranName: Kieran Beccia

Hometown: Santa Margarita, CA

Alma Mater: UC Santa Cruz

First theatre experience:  Starring debut in a stage version of Muppet Treasure Island in 4th grade with children instead of Muppets

Favorite actor/actress: Frances McDormand

Favorite play or musical: Miss Julie

What are you most looking forward to during your time at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley? I am thrilled to learn more about production and theatre management.

 

NinaName: Nina McMurtie

Hometown: Jackson, MI

Alma Mater: UC Santa Cruz

First theatre experience: 3rd grade play performed on Grandparents Day. It was a blast!

Favorite actor/actress: Meryl Streep

Favorite play or musical: Waiting for Godot

What are you most looking forward to during your time at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley? I am most looking forward to working at a professional level with all of the incredibly talented people at this company.

 

DavisName: Davis Banta

Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA

Alma Mater: UC Santa Cruz

First theatre experience: Going to see summer shows at Cabrillo Stage

Favorite actor/actress: Philip Seymour Hoffman

Favorite play or musical: Sondheim’s Assassins and Shakespeare’s Richard III

What are you most looking forward to during your time at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley? Seeing the process of developing Something Wicked This Way Comes into a play

 

CarolynName: Carolyn Murray

Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Alma Mater: Wheaton College

First theatre experience: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Favorite actor/actress: Meryl Streep

Favorite play or musical: Hamlet

What are you most looking forward to during your time at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley? Learning from amazing artists and having the opportunity to collaborate with fellow artists

If you come across a TAEA at the theatre, make sure to say hello and welcome them to TheatreWorks!

AllTAEAs

 

 

 

 

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