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A Sneak Peak At A.C.T.'s 15-16 Season
February 19, 2015
A.C.T. Announces Sneak Peak At 15-16 Season
February 19, 2015
A.C.T. Announces The Launch Of Stage Coach
September 9, 2014
Help The Strand get off the ground by making an annual fund gift!
Donors who make a three-year annual fund pledge of $500 per year or more will be recognized in our inaugural Strand program as members of the NEXT STAGE CREW, and will receive exclusive invitations to opening day events.
Acting Classes at A.C.T.
Check out upcoming acting class schedules for the Young Conservatory and Studio A.C.T. and learn more about A.C.T.'s acclaimed Master of Fine Arts Program.
Women’s Leadership in Residential Theaters
A.C.T. has partnered with the Wellesley Centers for Women to conduct a study on the gender equity of leadership opportunities in the nonprofit American theater.
Upcoming events for Let There be Love
April 8, 7 p.m.
Have your bicycle valet parked by the San Francisco Bike Coalition and join us for a preshow happy hour from 7-8 p.m. at A.C.T.'s Sky Bar (inside the Geary Theater) for complimentary beer and snacks. Valet bike parking will be available one hour prior to curtain.
April 14, 5:30 p.m.
Before the curtain goes up, get behind the artistic process at this fascinating preshow discussion with the director and artistic staff. Can't make the Prologue? Listen to our podcasts—find us on iTunes and on SoundCloud.
April 17, 8 p.m.
Following the show, discuss the minds, motives, and behaviors of the characters with Dr. Mason Turner, chief of psychiatry at San Francisco’s Kaiser Permanente Medical Center.