See and hear

Watch a video of one of our classes, listen to a discussion with a professional, go behind the scenes, and much more!

How to apply: Regional theatre fellowships and internships

Thinking about applying for a fellowship or internship in theatre? Hear from current fellows at regional theatre companies around the country, including Berkeley Repertory Theatre. (Feb 2017)

Pen to paper: A discussion with professional playwrights

Ever wondered how to get your start as a playwright? Want to learn more about getting your ideas and plays from the page to the stage? Listen as three artists share their insight. (Jan 2017)

Tipping the scale: Maximizing resources at a small to midsize theatre company

Listen as four artistic directors share how they are utilizing their resources while inspiring and challenging their communities. (Nov 2016)

Managing your career: A discussion of theatre arts administration

Learn about what it takes to become a leader and manager in the arts from some the of the Bay Area’s most influential arts administrators. (Feb 2016)

Nuts and bolts of applying for a fellowship

Find out about fellowships and internships at regional theatres around the country, including American Conservatory Theater, Arena Stage, Berkeley Rep, Hartford Stage, and Oregon Shakespeare Festival from former fellows and program directors. (Jan 2016)

Berkeley Rep fellowship program

Berkeley Rep offers fellowships in 15 different areas of theatre production: from directing to scenic construction, from marketing to stage management. Learn more about our nationally recognized, highly competitive program. (Jan 2016)

Setting the stage: Careers in design and production

Learn how to break into the theatre design and production industry from some experienced Bay Area costume, set, lighting, and props designers. (Dec 2015)

Directing your path: Artistic careers in the arts

Hear about finding an artistic theatre career off the stage from a director’s, playwright’s, and dramaturg’s perspectives. (Nov 2015)

Bonus track

Berkeley Rep School of Theatre collaborated with local community partners to stand up and speak out by developing artistic responses to the themes of Party People. UNIVERSES (the creators of the play) gave an impromptu performance of some of their other work at the event. (Nov 2014)

Creating the pipeline

Hear about personal career paths and stories from industry leaders at Youth Speaks, Emerging Arts Professionals, and Berkeley Rep. (Mar 2014)

Identifying the intersections

Explore the relationship between the arts and other fields with experienced professionals from Pixar, YBCA, Engineered Arts, and Berkeley Rep. (Mar 2014)

Build your network

Discover how to be your own best advocate and develop your network of resources with panelists from Post Meridiem, KQED, and Berkeley Rep. (Mar 2014)

claimyourARTS

The Teen Council of Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s School of Theatre hosted an event dedicated to letting teens share their voices and learn to be advocates for the arts in public schools. Together they created the concept for this short PSA. (Mar 2012)

See how theatre changes lives

See the impact arts education and theatre experiences have on local teens, teachers, and aspiring theatre professionals. And how your gift to Berkeley Rep’s Annual Fund can help bring arts outreach programs to over 20,000 young people in our community every year. (Apr 2011)

The next generation

See for yourself the kind of dynamic, life-changing experiences offered at the Berkeley Rep School of Theatre—from outreach programs in local schools to classes for youths and teens, from one-on-one interaction with theatre professionals to hands-on theatre experience. (Jun 2010)

Cultural Leadership International

Then Berkeley Rep School of Theatre Director Rachel Fink received a grant from the British Council’s Cultural Leadership International Programme (CLI) to explore and help develop cultural leadership both at home and around the world. Rachel is interviewed in these clips, which delve more deeply into the ambitious CLI initiative and its international impact. (Feb 2010)

Performance Lab

Drama students from Skyline High School create original plays under the direction of Berkeley Rep teaching artists. (Jan 2009)

Education and outreach

See classes in action and hear what Berkeley Rep staff have to say about the benefits and goals of the School of Theatre classes and outreach programs.