1st Stage Announces New Virtual Community Conversation Series

1st Stage is excited to announce a new series of virtual Community Conversations, introducing you to the creative minds behind the theatre and taking a deep dive into the creative genius of the theatre practitioners that keep us in awe.

All conversations will take place at 2:00pm eastern time through Zoom. Conversations will be recorded and posted to social media for anyone who can’t make it to the conversation live.

You can register online for each Community Conversation at www.1ststage.org 

May 9
Meet the Staff 

Meet the artistic and managerial staff who work together to bring you all your favorite 1st Stage performances and content. Who are they, what do they do, and where did they come from?

May 16
Artistic Directors in Conversation 

Meet 1st Stage’s Artistic Directors, past and present, and learn more about their history and creative process!

May 23
Performers in Quarantine 

Actors from upcoming Season 13 show The Nance share with you some of their experiences being a performer during the COVID-19 shutdown.

May 30
How 1st Stage Develops New Work 

The creative forces behind some of the shows that have premiered at 1st Stage will talk about their work, their process, and their experience.

June 6
The Life of a Solo Artist 

Favorite solo artists from The Logan Festival discuss their experiences creating and performing one-person productions.

June 13
Cultural Tysons 

We’ll hear how arts and cultural organizations in Tysons are progressing through the COVID-19 crisis, and what exciting programming they have coming up for us!

 About 1st Stage

Now in its 12th Season, 1st Stage Theatre is an award-winning professional theatre in the heart of Tysons, Virginia. The company serves as a cultural hub for the community producing first-rate theatrical productions as well as hosting professional musicians, orchestras, and visual artists, and providing educational opportunities for the community. In 2020, 1st Stage was nominated for 18 Helen Hayes Awards, including Outstanding Production of a Play (The Brothers Size). Other awards include the American Theatre Wing National Theatre Company award, Last year, the company won 5 Helen Hayes Awards, including an Award for Outstanding Production of a Musical (Fly By Night). Additionally, 1st Stage  is a member of the Catalogue for Philanthropy class of 2016-2017. In September 2016, The Wall Street Journal called 1st Stage “one of America’s most impressive smaller regional companies.”

For more information, visit 1st Stage online at www.1ststage.org or follow the theater on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

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