Enjoy jazz by Stafford & Sturdevant, the Antic Witties improv troupe and preview a never-before-seen musical. As an added distinction, Barefoot Wine has honored Stuart Kandell, Stagebridge founder for “giving older adults a creative voice through theatrical productions” for 2014 by Barefoot Wine.
In an interview with the Oakland Tribune, Executive Director Marge Betley recently enthused about Stagebridge’s numerous accomplishments:
“As life spans increase, seniors want to remain…engaged in meaningful pursuits…we sent teaching artists and elder storytellers to more than 40 Bay Area schools last year, and …logged hundreds of hours…[of] workshops, classes and performances at West Oakland Senior Center, Rossmoor and Satellite Housing.”
Other exciting coming events:
July 14 through 18: It’s never too late to go to camp! Enjoy classes in storytelling, musical theatre, acting, playwriting, improv and more!
Fall 2014: In collaboration with Berkeley Rep, Stagebridge has commissioned and will create a world premiere musical as a tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement in Berkeley.
Stagebridge is supported by the following distinguished organizations:
- National Endowment for the Arts
- Crescent Porter Hale Foundation
- City of Oakland
- Hewlett Foundation
- East Bay Community Foundation
Stagebridge uses the performing arts as a vehicle to promote positive aging. Jump into the Stagebridge pool today!