Keri Wormald has been “in talks” with TheatreLAB for months (mostly at Dot’s Back Inn, Deejay’s favorite haunt) trying to figure out how we could work together. We knew it had to happen since our White Rabbit Red Rabbit collaboration was so successful. But how? THE WOMEN’S MERCURY The Women’s Mercury has been lying nearly dormant since 2006, when we first gathered in Bridget Gethins’ living room with Richmond’s best and brightest women to talk about women and theatre and art
The Jazz Dance Education Council (JDEC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that is dedicated to the advancement of authentic Jazz Dancing in the greater RVA area. My husband, John Ennis, and I started JDEC 3 years ago to share our passion for Jazz dancing, especially the form known as Lindy Hop, and to provide a way to support the local community of dancers and Jazz musicians. We’ve been supported by a tremendous group of people, from our Board members (currently Jordon Chan, Will Russ
Volunteer. Helper. Giver.
These are the words we use to describe some of the most important and powerful people to TheatreLAB. Volunteers are the glue that help non-profits, like TheatreLAB, stick around and stick to helping their communities. Sometimes with the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it can be difficult to dedicate time from our busy schedules to loan a helping hand. Luckily, the benefits of volunteering serve not only the community, but the amazing volunteer a
The Basement Comedy Show with Mary Jane French (That’s me!) is a monthly stand-up comedy showcase that takes place at The Basement, as the title very clearly asserts. The show is the very first project that I decided to pursue as a CompanyArtist with TheatreLAB. It is the culmination of several things that I wanted to create but have only now received the opportunity to execute. For years I've had ideas of shows that I would love to bring into being, but couldn't figure out h