United we stand: Executive director of the Austin Circle of Theaters Latifah Taormina (r) and attorney Randy Houston (l) Photo by John Anderson. Credit Austin Chronicle.
At 5:30 pm today, Austin Circle Theatres will become the Greater Austin Creative Alliance (GACA.) The Mayor and the city council will officially announce not only the start of Get Your Art On, but also, give an official welcome to the new alliance.
The past few days have been a blur, and tonight it will become reality. Saying goodbye to an institution and saying hello to our new Alliance is an exciting thing, and also one that allows us to look back over the past 35 years, and think of all that has been accomplished. Continue reading
GET YOUR ART ON Mayoral Proclamation, and press conference
on Austin Circle of Theaters re-branding Austin Circle of Theaters Becomes The Greater Austin Creative Alliance, with expanded mission and scope
Mayor Lee Leffingwell and The Greater Austin Creative Alliance (formerly Austin Circle of
Theaters), in partnership with the City of Austin Cultural Arts Division and CreateAustin, with sponsor Capital One Bank
Mayoral Proclamation that October is time to “Get Your Art On,” Austin’s month-long celebration of art, culture and creativity in honor of National Arts and Humanities Month. Immediately following
the Mayoral Proclamation, Austin Circle of Theaters will hold a press conference to announce their re-branding as The Greater Austin Creative Alliance. Continue reading
Random Facts About Anne-Marie!
She has two cats – Rubix Muffin Cubes and Winston Churchill – They already picked out their Halloween costumes – Rubi is going to be an Angel (which is rather ironic) and Winston is going to be a Court Jester (he hopes that people will laugh with him rather than at him) In 6th grade she moved to her family’s farm out in Cedar Creek, TX and had to sometimes do homework by oil lantern for a month before they had electricity poles installed on the property (Not such a big fan of camping these days – maybe this had something to do with it?) Continue reading
Every week, ACoT will ask a local producer to blog about an upcoming work. Here is the first installment.
Penfold Theatre Company www.penfoldtheatre.org is opening their much anticipated show, Three Days of Rain, this weekend at the Hideout Theatre. Ryan Crowder, the Producing Artistic Director of Penfold, wrote in about what his tech week is looking like, and how he feels about opening this show. Continue reading
Along with other exciting changes here at ACoT ( to be discussed at a later date) we are developing a database for all of your fabulous techie folks out there. Just about every week or so, we get a call for a costume designer, or a set designer. “Where can so and so get headshots in lighting speed? Who is a makeup artist that specializes in special effects?” And on and on. I want to send people to you to give you work! But first I need to know who you are! Continue reading
Congrats to all of the members of the theatre, film and artistic communities for all of their incredible work this year. The Chronicle has just posted its Best Of List, and we are proud to recognize some individuals for outstanding contributions to the Austin Arts Scene!
Make sure to give em some love! Continue reading
Hey Theatre groups!
Want to grab a team of folks to compete in a recycled art project for “Get Your Art On,” our month long celebration of arts, culture and creatvity in Austin?
Does $500 bucks for the winning team sound like a good incentive?
Contest will take place on a Saturday afternoon in October. More details to follow. Let us know if you are in!