May
22
to Aug 23

Stagebridge Summer Classes - info and registration coming soon!

Summer's coming, and so are summer classes at Stagebridge. Stay tuned for class schedules and registration information coming on Tuesday, May 29!

And if you're curious to see a sample of what some of our classes do, be sure to check out our Spring Class showcases running June 4th through June 12th at Piedmont Center for the Arts, Downtown Oakland Senior Center, The Flight Deck, on the Stagebridge campus, and at The Marsh Berkeley Arts Center!

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Jun
2
1:00 PM13:00

Grandparent's Tales at Books Inc. in Alameda!

Join us for a celebration of our GRANDPARENT'S TALES writing contest, which has been going strong in elementary schools for a quarter of a century!!!
In this annual event, kids interview and chronicle stories of older adults in their lives, sometimes adding original artwork to accompany their entries - and along with Stagebridge's STORYBRIDGE school outreach program, is part of how we like to bridge the generations.

JOIN US on SAT., JUNE 2 at 1:00pm at Books Inc. in Alameda to hear some of these young storytellers share their sweetly nostalgic, sometimes hilarious entries. Books Inc. is generously donating a portion of the proceeds from book sales during the event to Stagebridge, so bring your shopping list and shop for a good cause!


For more info about Grandparent's Tales: http://www.stagebridge.org/grandparents-tales/

Books Inc. is located at 1344 Park St., Alameda, CA 94501 - click here for directions!

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Jun
4
to Jun 25

Stagebridge Non-Profit Mondays in June at PROPOSITION CHICKEN!

Have we got a PROPOSITION for you, and we're not CHICKEN telling you about it!


The good folks at Oakland's Proposition Chicken have selected us to benefit from their "Non-Profit Monday" program: they'll donate 10% of DINE-IN SALES on MONDAYS during the month of JUNE to Stagebridge, so MUNCH on MONDAYS this JUNE for a good cause.

Their food is delicious (including GLUTEN-FREE options) and they give back to the community - something we love to squawk about. If you practice Meatless Mondays, no worries... try their tasty VEGETARIAN options. See their menu here, but don't drool too much!

Save yourself from cooking and check 'em out at 3260 Lakeshore Ave. on these Mondays from 11:00am - 9:00pm: JUNE 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th... so make it a date, hang out with friends, classmates, family, or just treat yourself to something yummy!

Read more about their Non-Profit Monday program here.
 

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Jun
4
to Jun 12

Spring 2018 Class Showcases!

It's showtime - save the dates to join us for the following SPRING CLASS SHOWCASES!

MON. JUNE 4, 3:00pm at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (Veterans Memorial Building, 200 Grand Ave.):
MUSICAL THEATRE and JAZZ AND BROADWAY HARMONY CHORUS classes present "A Chorus Line" in a free afternoon showcase performance from Musical Director Ellen Robinson and choreography by Bruce Bierman.

TUES. JUNE 5, 7:30pm-8:30pm at Reidenbach Hall on the Stagebridge campus:
MUSICAL THEATRE, JAZZ AND BROADWAY HARMONY CHORUS, and TAP present "A Chorus Line" from the classes of Ellen Robinson, Bruce Bierman and Sam Weber. Enjoy this free evening of entertainment!

WED. JUNE 6, 7pm-9pm at The Flight Deck (1540 Broadway, Oakland):
PLAYWRITING SHOWCASE featuring work written by playwrights in our Monday and Wednesday classes, performed by professional actors and directors, and produced by Anthony Clarvoe! Reserve your free tickets at: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3426661

FRI. JUNE 8, 7pm at Piedmont Center for the Arts
STAGED READING presents an evening of one-acts by David Ives, who is known for his enchanting, intelligent and funny works. The plays may be staged, but the work comes alive under the direction of Trish Tillman! Tickets and more info here.

TUES. JUNE 12, 7:30pm at The Marsh Arts Center in Berkeley.
"THE ART OF STORYTELLING: America Retold in Times Unseen" presents an evening of original, personal stories reflecting the nation's political divide and the splendid ways, large and small, in which people near and far are actively involved in problematic and controversial issues. Directed by Jeanne Haynes. Tix and more info here.

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Jun
4
3:00 PM15:00

Musical Theatre and Jazz and Broadway Harmony Chorus Showcase: "A Chorus Line"

It's not just ONE, but two singular sensational showcases in one!

Musical Theatre and Stagebridge's Jazz and Broadway Harmony Chorus classes present "A Chorus Line," and you'll enjoy the talents of Musical Director Ellen Robinson with  choreography by Bruce Bierman. This FREE afternoon of entertainment takes place at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (in the Veteran's Memorial Building at 200 Grand Ave.) on Monday, June 4 at 3:00pm. See you there!

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Jun
5
7:30 PM19:30

Musical Theatre, Jazz and Broadway Harmony Chorus, and Tap Showcase: "A Chorus Line"

Encore, encore!

Musical Theatre, Jazz and Broadway Harmony Chorus, and Tap present "A Chorus Line" for a free evening performance showcase. You'll be bopping and dancing to the talents of these classes led by instructors  Ellen Robinson, Bruce Bierman and Sam Weber!

This free evening of entertainment takes place on the Stagebridge campus in Reidenbach Hall on Tuesday, June 5 from 7:30 - 8:30pm. See you there!

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Jun
6
7:00 PM19:00

Playwriting Showcase at The Flight Deck

Our Spring Playwriting Showcase features short works and excerpts written by playwrights in our Monday Playwriting and Wednesday Writing Full-Length Plays classes, performed by professional actors and directors, and produced by Anthony Clarvoe. It's a great opportunity to enjoy a FREE evening of theatre while supporting local artists!

This event takes place at The Flight Deck - 1540 Broadway in Oakland. Reserve your FREE tickets here!

PLEASE NOTE: As a courtesy to everyone, late arrivals will be asked to wait in the lobby until a break in between plays to enter the theater.

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Jun
8
7:00 PM19:00

Staged Reading Showcase at Piedmont Center for the Arts

Stagebridge's Staged Reading class presents an evening of delightful one-acts by David Ives, master of language and wordplay.

Ives is known for his "enchanting... incisively intelligent and side-splittingly funny" series of one act plays, including full-length plays "Don Juan in Hell" and "Venus in Fur." Beneath the comedy, universal truths also lurk about us: how we act, how we dream and aspire, and how we thwart ourselves.

Directed by Trish Tillman, this event takes place at Piedmont Center for the Arts.

Tix and info at: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3438324

 

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Jun
12
7:00 PM19:00

The Art of Storytelling: America Retold in Times Unseen at The Marsh Berkeley

The Art of Storytelling: America Retold in Times Unseen presents an evening of original stories at the Marsh, Berkeley. Directed by Jeanne Haynes.

Once again, as part of The Marsh's Times Unseen project, Jeanne Haynes' Art of Storytelling class has developed stories focusing on the country’s political divide. Spring session's theme "America Retold" focuses on activation stories with their ring of hope, and this showcase presents an evening of original, personal stories reflecting the nation's political divide and the splendid ways, large and small, in which people here at home and far-away lands are actively involved in problematic and controversial issues.

Tickets and more info available here.

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Jun
19
3:00 PM15:00

Free Storytelling Concert - Listen from home!

Tune in to the next installment of Stagebridge's free monthly online/phone Storytelling Concert!

Join us on TUES., JUNE 19th at 3:00pm for a FREE one-hour STORYTELLING CONCERT that you can listen to from the comfort of your own home. At the conclusion of the stories, listeners can participate in talkback discussion.

Through our partnership with Covia Well Connected (formerly Senior Center Without Walls), members can call in to hear Stagebridge storytellers (under the guidance of Storytelling Director Kirk Waller) weave their magic in this next installment of our monthly concerts −and membership is free!

For more info or to register, visit: http://www.seniorcenterwithoutwalls.org/

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May
20
3:00 PM15:00

STAGEBRIDGE DAY: "Central Asian Stories" at Berkeley's Silk Road House

Jump on the caravan and join Stagebridge, A Senior Theatre Company storytellers Kiran Rana, Suz Shampanier, and Ben Tucker for an afternoon of tales as Stagebridge and Berkeley's Silk Road House partner to bring an afternoon of CENTRAL ASIAN STORIES on SUNDAY, MAY 20 at 3:00pm.

This Stagebridge Day Caravan of Stories will educate, entertain and inspire you with tales from far-flung locales in some of the lesser-known regions of Central Asia!
Silk Road $10 tickets available here.

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May
18
12:30 PM12:30

"The Joy of Dementia" at Stagebridge

Described as "a playful and philosophical exploration of how we can create a new performance of dementia," this event is co-presented by Life Performance Coaching and Stagebridge and looks at new ways to approach the issue of dementia on FRIDAY, MAY 18th 12:30 - 3:00pm.

Open to anyone dealing with dementia - including caregivers, program staff, people with dementia, family and community members, this experiential workshop hopes to inspire conversation and promote development, inclusion and hope in one of life's most difficult situations.

Tickets and more info here (special rates for students / retired / low-income). This event will be in the Gallery.

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May
16
1:30 PM13:30

ELDER SALON Meeting

Come join the community in the Elder Salon and explore the dynamics of living into the elder years: riding the wave edge of a massive global emergence - olders becoming Elders through dialogue, exploration, sharing, and deeply caring. 

Co-sponsored by Stagebridge and the Conscious Elders Network, this FREE gathering is led by facilitators Molly Arthur and Rev. Kurt Kuhwald, and aims to build a curriculum from real day-to-day life components including our deepest imaginings & yearningsas members seek to claim a new identity: Conscious Elder.

This event takes place in the Basement / CYF room - enter on Harrison through the purple door.

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May
15
3:00 PM15:00

Free Storytelling Concert - call or log in from home to listen!

Tune in to the next installment of Stagebridge's free monthly online/phone Storytelling Concert!

Join us on TUES., MAY 15th at 3:00pm for a FREE one-hour STORYTELLING CONCERT that you can listen to from the comfort of your own home. At the conclusion of the stories, listeners can participate in talkback discussion.

Through our partnership with Senior Center Without Walls, members can call in to hear Stagebridge storytellers (under the guidance of Storytelling Director Kirk Waller) weave their magic in this next installment of our Stagebridge / SCWW monthly concerts −and SCWW membership is free!

For more info or to register, visit: http://www.seniorcenterwithoutwalls.org/

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May
3
12:00 PM12:00

May Lunchtime Storytelling!

Join Stagebridge storytellers  Lois Kincy and Naomi Puro for some free Lunchtime Storytelling, located in the Gallery at the First Congregational Church Oakland.

Each free, noontime hour-long event features two student storytellers with a variety of pieces-some funny, some poignant, and all of them heartfelt.

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May
2
1:30 PM13:30

Elder Salon Meeting at Stagebridge

Come join the community in the Elder Salon and explore the dynamics of living into the elder years: riding the wave edge of a massive global emergence - olders becoming Elders through dialogue, exploration, sharing, and deeply caring. 

Co-sponsored by Stagebridge and the Conscious Elders Network, this FREE gathering is led by facilitators Molly Arthur and Rev. Kurt Kuhwald, and aims to build a curriculum from real day-to-day life components including our deepest imaginings & yearningsas members seek to claim a new identity: Conscious Elder.

This event takes place in the Basement / CYF room - enter on Harrison through the purple door.

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Apr
19
12:00 PM12:00

Post-tax day - celebrate with FREE Lunchtime Storytelling!

It's the Gerry and Terry show! If you've finished preparing your taxes, why not treat yourself with the lucky 7th in our Lunchtime Storytelling series? And it's free!

Join Stagebridge storytellers Gerry Keenan and Terry Stokes for the next installment of our Lunchtime Storytelling series on Thursday, April 19th at 12:00 noon. It all happens in the Gallery at the First Congregational Church of Oakland.

Each free, noontime hour-long event features two student storytellers with a variety of pieces-some funny, some poignant, and all of them heartfelt!

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Apr
18
1:30 PM13:30

Elder Salon Meeting at Stagebridge

Come join the community in the Elder Salon and explore the dynamics of living into the elder years: riding the wave edge of a massive global emergence - olders becoming Elders through dialogue, exploration, sharing, and deeply caring. 

Co-sponsored by Stagebridge and the Conscious Elders Network, this FREE gathering is led by facilitators Molly Arthur and Rev. Kurt Kuhwald, and aims to build a curriculum from real day-to-day life components including our deepest imaginings & yearningsas members seek to claim a new identity: Conscious Elder.

This event takes place in the Basement / CYF room - enter on Harrison through the purple door.

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Apr
17
3:00 PM15:00

Free Storytelling Concert - listen or log-in from home!

Tune in to our free monthly online/phone Senior Center Without Walls Storytelling Concert!

Join us on TUES., APR. 17th at 3:00pm for a FREE one-hour STORYTELLING CONCERT from the comfort of your own home.

Through Senior Center Without Walls, members can call in to hear Stagebridge storytellers (under the guidance of Storytelling Director Kirk Waller) weave their magic in this next installment of our Stagebridge / SCWW monthly concerts −and SCWW membership is free!

For more info or to register, visit: http://www.seniorcenterwithoutwalls.org/

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Apr
12
12:00 PM12:00

Stagebridge Town Hall Brown Bag Lunch Meeting

Bring your brown bag lunch and your ideas to the next Stagebridge Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, April 12th at 12:00pm in the Chapel.

Stagebridge Board members will share information about the present and future of Stagebridge. Come prepared with questions, concerns, ideas, and/or sign up to join a Fundraising, Outreach, or Anniversary Committee!

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Apr
11
7:00 PM19:00

Playwriting Showcase at The Flight Deck!

With instructor and master playwright Anthony Clarvoe, Stagebridge writers have been hard at work creating original short and full-length plays over the course of the last year. Now is your chance to see these plays brought to life by some of the best Bay Area actors and directors... and it's FREE!

This showcase features students from our Monday Playwriting and Writing Full-Length Plays classes, and is a great opportunity to support local artists while enjoying a great evening of theater! This event takes place at The Flight Deck - 1540 Broadway in Oakland.

PLEASE NOTE: As a courtesy to everyone, late arrivals will be asked to wait in the lobby until a break in between plays to enter the theater.

Seats are filling up !!! Reserve your free tickets here or call (510) 444-4755

UNTIL 3pm on the day of the show. Any walk-ups are first come, first-served.

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Apr
5
12:00 PM12:00

April Lunchtime Storytelling -no foolin'!

It's time for April's Lunchtime Storytelling, and that's no foolin'.  Join Stagebridge storytellers Ann Riley and Linda Pulliam for the next installment of our Lunchtime Storytelling series on Thursday, April 5th at 12:00 noon. It all happens at Stagebridge, located at the First Congregational Church of Oakland. This event takes place in the Gallery.

Each FREE, noontime hour-long event features two student storytellers with a variety of pieces-some funny, some poignant, and all of them heartfelt!

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Apr
4
1:30 PM13:30

Elder Salon Meeting at Stagebridge

Come join the community in the Elder Salon and explore the dynamics of living into the elder years: challenging ageism and seeking depth of meaning and purpose through dialogue, exploration, sharing, and deeply caring as olders become Elders.

Co-sponsored by Stagebridge and the Conscious Elders Network, this next FREE gathering is led by facilitators Molly Arthur and Rev. Kurt Kuhwald, and aims to build a curriculum from real day-to-day life components including our deepest imaginings & yearningsas members seek to claim a new identity: Conscious Elder.

This event takes place in the Basement / CYF room - enter on Harrison through the purple door.

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Mar
24
9:30 AM09:30

Unleashing the Power of Storytelling - a special day of Workshops!

Unleash YOUR inner storyteller with THREE great workshops from the Storytelling Superheroes! Join us as we welcome Joel ben Izzy, Eth-Noh-Tec, and Willy Claflin at Stagebridge on SATURDAY, MARCH 24 for these dynamic workshops:

Session I: 9:30am-11:30am: "Harvesting the Stories of Our Lives" - with Joel ben Izzy

Session II:12:00pm - 2:00pm: "Tell It! Move It!" with Nancy Wang of Eth-No-Tec

Session III: 2:00pm - 4:00pm: "The Warthog and the Valley Girl: An Exploration (and Celebration) of Voice" with Willy Claflin

Cost: one workshop: $100.00; two workshops: $175.00; all three workshops: $225.00 Register for one, two, or all three and learn tips from the pros on impactful storytelling!


For more info, contact Director of Storytelling Kirk Waller at  (510)444-4755 x 115 or kirk@stagebridge.org
Register at: https://goo.gl/forms/t6SXg6gdCEkX7Jdi2

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Mar
21
1:30 PM13:30

Elder Salon at Stagebridge

Come join the community in the Elder Salon and explore the dynamics of living into the elder years: riding the wave edge of a massive global emergence - olders becoming Elders through dialogue, exploration, sharing, and deeply caring. 

Co-sponsored by Stagebridge and the Conscious Elders Network, this FREE gathering is led by facilitators Molly Arthur and Rev. Kurt Kuhwald, and aims to build a curriculum from real day-to-day life components including our deepest imaginings & yearningsas members seek to claim a new identity: Conscious Elder.

This event takes place in the Basement / CYF room - enter on Harrison through the purple door.

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Mar
20
3:00 PM15:00

Free Storytelling Concert - listen from home!

Tune in to our free monthly online/phone Senior Center Without Walls Storytelling Concert!

Join us on TUES., MARCH 20th at 3:00pm for a FREE one-hour STORYTELLING CONCERT from the comfort of your own home.

Through Senior Center Without Walls, members can call in to hear Stagebridge storytellers (under the guidance of Storytelling Director Kirk Waller) weave their magic in this next installment of our Stagebridge / SCWW monthly concerts −and SCWW membership is free!

For more info or to register, visit: http://www.seniorcenterwithoutwalls.org/

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Mar
19
to Mar 28

Make-Up Classes and Workshops

Make-up classes, workshops for 3/19 - 3/30:

MONDAY 3/19:

10:00am - 12:00pm VIEWPOINTS - Choir Room

12:00pm - 2:00pm  TIME-STEP TAP WORKSHOP -  Reidenbach Hall

12:30pm - 3:30pm   PLAYWRITING -  Angel Room

2:00pm - 4:00pm   SHOWCASE: PLAYBACK THEATRE -  (Beginner, Advanced)  Basement

 

TUESDAY 3/20:

12:00pm - 2:00pm: TIME-STEP TAP WORKSHOP - Reidenbach Hall

 

WEDNESDAY 3/21:

10:00am - 1:00pm: FULL-LENGTH PLAYS  - New Oakland Room

 

FRIDAY 3/23:

10:00am - 12:00pm: PERSONAL STORYTELLING - Angel Room

 

MONDAY 3/26:

12:00pm - 2:00pm: TIME-STEP TAP WORKSHOP - Reidenbach Hall

12:30pm - 3:30pm: PLAYWRITING - Angel Room

 

TUESDAY 3/27:

12:00pm - 2:00pm: TIME-STEP TAP WORKSHOP - Reidenbach Hall

 

WEDNESDAY 3/28:

10:00am - 1:00pm: FULL-LENGTH PLAYS  - New Oakland Room

 

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Mar
15
12:00 PM12:00

More March Storytelling Madness!

It's time for March Madness storytelling madness, that is with Stagebridge storytellers Jeanne Pimentel and Kiran Rana for the next installment of our Lunchtime Storytelling series on Thursday, March 15th (12:00 noon)located in the Gallery at Stagebridge (located at the First Congregational Church Oakland).

Each free, noontime hour-long event features two student storytellers with a variety of pieces-some funny, some poignant, and all of them heartfelt!

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Mar
12
to Mar 19

Winter showcases!

It's time once again for class showcases for the end of Winter session! Showcases are free, and take place as follows:

MONDAY, MARCH 12 CLASSES:

11:00am - MONDAY SINGING with Scrumbly: Angel Room

2:45pm - (Open rehearsal) MUSICAL THEATRE: Choir Room

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 13 CLASSES:

11:00am - JOY OF DANCE with Bruce Bierman: Choir Room

11:00am - TUESDAY SINGING with Scrumbly: Angel Room

4:00pm - PLAYBACK THEATRE: Gallery

4:30pm - (Open rehearsal) JAZZ AND BROADWAY HARMONY CHORUS: Angel Room

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14 CLASSES:

10:30am - ACTING WITH SHAKESPEARE with Trish Tillman: Basement/CYF Room

10:30am - IMPROV SKILLS AND GAMES (BEG.) with Mona Thompson: Angel Room

12:15pm - IMPROV PERFORMANCE SKILLS (ADV.) with Mona Thompson: Angel Room

2:30pm - LONG-FORM IMPROV with Reid Davis: Angel Room

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 15 CLASSES:

11:00am - THURSDAY SINGING with Scrumbly: Angel Room

1:30pm - SCENE STUDY with Josiah Polhemus: New Oakland Room

2:00pm - E.P.I.C. STORYTELLING with Mary Gay Ducey: Choir Room

2:00pm - E.P.I.C. STORYTELLING with Jeanne Haynes: Angel Room

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 16 CLASSES:

11:00am - PERSONAL STORYTELLING with Olga Loya: Angel Room

 

MONDAY, MARCH 19 CLASSES:

3:00pm - BEGINNING PLAYBACK THEATRE: Basement/CYF Room

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Mar
7
1:30 PM13:30

Elder Salon Meeting at Stagebridge

Come join the community in the Elder Salon and explore the dynamics of living into the elder years: riding the wave edge of a massive global emergence - olders becoming Elders through dialogue, exploration, sharing, and deeply caring. 

Co-sponsored by Stagebridge and the Conscious Elders Network, this FREE gathering is led by facilitators Molly Arthur and Rev. Kurt Kuhwald, and aims to build a curriculum from real day-to-day life components including our deepest imaginings & yearningsas members seek to claim a new identity: Conscious Elder.

This event takes place in the Basement / CYF room - enter on Harrison through the purple door.

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Mar
1
12:00 PM12:00

March into Lunchtime Storytelling at high noon

Usher in March with Stagebridge storytellers Eleanor Clement Glass and Bill Zarchy for the fourth installment of our FREE Lunchtime Storytelling series on Thursday, March 1st (12:00 noon) in the Gallery at Stagebridge (located at the First Congregational Church of Oakland)!

Each free, noontime hour-long event features two student storytellers with a variety of pieces-some funny, some poignant, and all of them heartfelt!

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Feb
22
to Mar 27

Spring session class schedules and registration open

It's time to fling off the winter blues and plan your spring fling with the Spring session of classes at Stagebridge!

Registration opens and the schedule of Spring course offerings will be available starting on THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22nd at 9:30am for springtime classes beginning MONDAY, APRIL 2nd and running through FRIDAY, JUNE 8th.

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Feb
21
1:30 PM13:30

Elder Salon meeting at Stagebridge

Come join the community in the Elder Salon and explore the dynamics of living into the elder years: riding the wave edge of a massive global emergence - olders becoming Elders through dialogue, exploration, sharing, and deeply caring. 

Co-sponsored by Stagebridge and the Conscious Elders Network, this FREE gathering is led by facilitators Molly Arthur and Rev. Kurt Kuhwald, and aims to build a curriculum from real day-to-day life components including our deepest imaginings & yearningsas members seek to claim a new identity: Conscious Elder.

This event takes place in the Basement / CYF room - enter on Harrison through the purple door.

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Feb
20
3:00 PM15:00

February Storytelling Concert - listen from home through Senior Center Without Walls!

Tune in to our free monthly online/phone Senior Center Without Walls Storytelling Concert!

Join us on TUES., FEB. 20th at 3:00pm for a FREE one-hour STORYTELLING CONCERT from the comfort of your own home.

Through Senior Center Without Walls, members can call in to hear Stagebridge storytellers (under the guidance of Storytelling Director Kirk Waller) weave their magic in this next installment of our Stagebridge / SCWW monthly concerts −and SCWW membership is free!

For more info or to register, visit: http://www.seniorcenterwithoutwalls.org/

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Feb
15
12:00 PM12:00

More Lunchtime Storytelling in February!!!

Join Stagebridge storytellers for the third installment of our Lunchtime Storytelling series at Stagebridge in its new location in the Gallery at the First Congregational Church Oakland!

Each free, noontime hour-long event features two student storytellers with a variety of pieces-some funny, some poignant, and all of them heartfelt. February 15 will feature Claire Wahrhaftig and Ginger Parnes!

 

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Feb
10
4:00 PM16:00

Get in line for Love Lines!

Love is in the air at Stagebridge's 5th Annual "Love Lines: An Afternoon of Stories, Songs and Sweets"!

Bring your friends, your sweetie (or meet a new one!) or treat yourself- join Stagebridge storytellers, singers, and wrap yourself in the magical, hilarious and sometimes bittersweet nature of romance through songs and stories... with sweets and raffle prizes to complete the party.

Featuring Stagebridgers Ann Riley, Eleanor Clement Glass, Jeanne Pimentel, Jenn Biehn, Marian Ferrante, Scrumbly Koldewyn and The Dreamers, Harriet Hanauer, and Ken Woolfe, this fun event takes place on SAT. FEB. 10th at 4:00pm, at Piedmont Center for the Arts, located at 801 Magnolia Ave. in Piedmont. Tickets are just  $10 (plus BPT service fee) online or $12 at the door!

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Feb
8
to Mar 23

Registration opens for "Unleashing the Power of Storytelling" Workshops!

UPDATE: Session I with Joel ben Izzy is SOLD OUT- contact us to be added to the waitlist!

GENERAL REGISTRATION OPENS THURSDAY, FEB. 8 AT 5:01 PM - space is limited, so don't delay! Register here and unleash YOUR inner storyteller with THREE great workshops from the Storytelling Superheroes! Join us as we welcome Joel ben Izzy, Nancy Wang of Eth-Noh-Tec, and Willy Claflin at Stagebridge on SATURDAY, MARCH 24 for these dynamic workshops:

Session I: 9:30am-11:30am: "Harvesting the Stories of Our Lives" - with Joel ben Izzy

Session II:12:00pm - 2:00pm: "Tell It! Move It!" with Nancy Wang of Eth-No-Tec

Session III: 2:00pm - 4:00pm: "The Warthog and the Valley Girl: An Exploration (and Celebration) of Voice" with Willy Claflin

Cost: one workshop: $100.00; two workshops: $175.00; all three workshops: $225.00 Register for one, two, or all three and learn tips from the pros on impactful storytelling!
For more info, contact Director of Storytelling Kirk Waller at  (510)444-4755 x 115 or kirk@stagebridge.org
 

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Feb
7
1:30 PM13:30

Elder Salon Meeting at Stagebridge

Come join the community in the Elder Salon and explore the dynamics of living into the elder years: riding the wave edge of a massive global emergence - olders becoming Elders through dialogue, exploration, sharing, and deeply caring. 

Co-sponsored by Stagebridge and the Conscious Elders Network, this FREE gathering is led by facilitators Molly Arthur and Rev. Kurt Kuhwald, and aims to build a curriculum from real day-to-day life components including our deepest imaginings & yearningsas members seek to claim a new identity: Conscious Elder.

This event takes place in the Basement / CYF room - enter on Harrison through the purple door.

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