PAAL Chapters

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Isabel D Almaraz

Isabel D Almaraz

Garlia Cornelia

Garlia Cornelia

Tamanya Garza

Tamanya Garza

Tiffany Vega Gibson

Tiffany Vega Gibson

Deena Selenow

Deena Selenow

Pamela Campi Spee

Pamela Campi Spee

Manda Bliss

Manda Bliss

Erica Haines

Erica Haines

Bryant

Bryant

Johanna Maynard Edwards

Johanna Maynard Edwards

Lydia Milman Schmidt

Lydia Milman Schmidt

Laura Moreno

Laura Moreno

Katherine Stein

Katherine Stein

Regina Peluso

Regina Peluso

Marni Penning

Marni Penning

Lauren LeBlanc

Lauren LeBlanc

Laura Zingle

Laura Zingle

Amy Boratko

Amy Boratko

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Bay Area

Chief Rep

Chief Rep

Katherine Stein

Ambassadors + Reps + Org Partners + Events + Initiatives
Host Org

Host Org

42nd St Moon

Conversations

Conversations

Aug. 11 | Virtual Chat | PAAL & 42nd St. Moon

Chicago

Chief Rep

Chief Rep

Lydia Milman Schmidt

Social Chair

Social Chair

Claire Alpern

Chief Ambassador

Chief Ambassador

Cruz Gonzalez-Cadel

Ambassadors + Reps + Org Partners + Events + Initiatives
Facebook Group

Facebook Group

Parents in Chicago Theatre (PICT)

Email List

Email List

Join the email list of Chicago Mamas

PICT Reports

PICT Reports

PICT – Parents in Chicago Theatre Working to keep parents working | Lydia Milman Schmidt (Founder, PICT; PAAL Chief Rep Chicago). Reports, panels, and surveys of Parents in Chicago Theater.

 

Connecticut

Chief Rep

Chief Rep

Amy Boratko

Chief Ambassador

Chief Ambassador

Rachel Alderman

Ambassadors + Reps + Org Partners + Events + Initiatives
Advocacy

Advocacy

PAAL Q & A at Cry It Out, Hartford Stage, Dir. Rachel Alderman

Childcare

Childcare

Playdate: childcare matinee initiative for Cry It Out at Hartford Stage

Yale Alumni Mag

Yale Alumni Mag

Radical Parent Inclusion Project (RPI) in Yale Alumni Mag by Amy Boratko

 

Dallas/Ft. Worth

Chief Rep

Chief Rep

Lauren LeBlanc

Ambassadors + Reps + Org Partners + Events + Initiatives
Host Org

Host Org

Theatre 3

PAAL DFW Instagram

PAAL DFW Instagram

Click here to view full Instagram account for PAAL DFW >>>

 

Houston

Chief Rep

Chief Rep

Laura Moreno

Chief Ambassador

Chief Ambassador

Rachel Dooley-Harris

Ambassadors + Reps + Org Partners + Events + Initiatives
Affinity Space

Affinity Space

Alley Theater Parents and Caregivers

 

Los Angeles

Chief Rep

Chief Rep

Deena Selenow

Ambassadors + Reps + Org Partners + Events + Initiatives
Advocacy

Advocacy

Humane Scheduling, Mother Directors

Feature

Feature

Read about Deena Selenow's independent production The Bumps and pregnancy on stage.

 

Miami

Chief Rep

Chief Rep

Isabel D. Almaraz

Ambassadors + Reps + Org Partners + Events + Initiatives
Miami in Motion

Miami in Motion

PAAL Lunch Session at Miami in Motion: the 2019 Latinx Theatre Commons (LTC) Convening on Sunday 14 July 2019

 

Milwaukee

Chief Rep

Chief Rep

Bryant Mason

Chief Ambassador

Chief Ambassador

Jim Neuner

MTA Ambassador

MTA Ambassador

Jamielyn Gray

Ambassadors + Reps + Org Partners + Events + Initiatives
Host Org

Host Org

Mad Rogues MKE

Partner Org

Partner Org

Milwaukee Theatre Alliance

Partner Org

Partner Org

The Constructivists MKE

 

Nashville

Chief Rep

Chief Rep

Erica Lee Haines

Ambassadors + Reps + Org Partners + Events + Initiatives
Listen

Listen

The Artist Soapbox Podcast: Empowering Parent Artists

Chapter Launch

Chapter Launch

Parent artists meeting up, building community, and talking initiatives.

 

New Jersey

Chief Rep

Chief Rep

Manda Bliss

Chief Ambassador

Chief Ambassador

Erica Nagel

Ambassadors + Reps + Org Partners + Events + Initiatives
Meetup

Meetup

PAAL + NJTA gather parents in NJ to chat and connect.

Host Org

Host Org

New Jersey Theatre Alliance (NJTA)

 

New Orleans

Chief Rep

Chief Rep

Tiffany Vega Gibson, PAAL Board of Directors

Ambassadors + Reps + Org Partners + Events + Initiatives
Essay

Essay

How Theatre Organizations Can Best Serve Youth Artists by Tiffany Vega Gibson

 

New York

Chief Rep

Chief Rep

Garlia Cornelia Jones, PAAL Prod. Director, PAAL Board of Directors

Ambassadors + Reps + Org Partners + Events + Initiatives
Watch

Watch

PAAL Panel | PAAL Forum NYC

Listen

Listen

Artist Soapbox Podcast: Empowering Parent Artists

Essay

Essay

American Theater Mag: In Search of Space to Breathe

Essay

Essay

Huffington Post: No Hoodies for My Son

Partner Org

Partner Org

The Public Theater

 

Philadelphia

Chief Rep

Chief Rep

Tamanya Garza

Ambassadors + Reps + Org Partners + Events + Initiatives
Watch

Watch

PAAL Chief Rep of Philly Tamanya Garza shares the importance of #amplifyBIPOCmamas

#IntlMotherArtistDay 2020

#IntlMotherArtistDay 2020

On #IntlMotherArtistDay 2020, PAAL and PWTF #amplifyBIPOCmamas!

Press

Press

Childcare initiative at the Barrymore Awards.

Childcare

Childcare

Childcare initiative at the Barrymore Awards.

Partner Org

Partner Org

Theater Philadelphia Childcare at the Barrymore Awards

Production

Production

Comprehensive, Diverse Parent Support; Award-Winning Cry It Out; Dir. Tamanya Garza

Host Org

Host Org

Simpatico Theatre Host Org: 2019-2020 Host Org: 2018-2019

Award

Award

PAAL received the 2019 Story Changers Award from the Philadelphia Women’s Theatre Festival

Listen

Listen

"Celebrating Mothers" PAAL Podcast with PWTF - Motherhood in Theater Festival

Partner Org

Partner Org

Partner Org: 2019-2020 Partner Org: 2018-2019 Host Org: 2017-2018

 

Raleigh/Triangle

Chief Rep

Chief Rep

Johanna Maynard Edwards

Chief Ambassador

Chief Ambassador

Katie Paxton

Ambassadors + Reps + Org Partners + Events + Initiatives
Read

Read

"Change is Coming" blog post by Katie Paxton

Childcare

Childcare

Seed Art Share + WTF create shows for kids at the festival

WTF Moms

WTF Moms

Programming for mothers at WTF Raleigh

Cry It Out

Cry It Out

Cast of Cry It Out: Parents who received childcare support in the room

Cry It Out

Cry It Out

Playmakers + WTF + PAAL = Children in the rehearsal space

Partner Org

Partner Org

Playmakers Rep. Co.

Host Org

Host Org

Women's Theatre Festival Raleigh

 

San Diego

Chief Rep

Chief Rep

Laura Zingle

Ambassadors + Reps + Org Partners + Events + Initiatives
Launch!

Launch!

Stay tuned for more from San Diego! *New Chapter*

 

Seattle

Chief Rep

Chief Rep

Pamela Campi Spee

Ambassadors + Reps + Org Partners + Events + Initiatives
Spotlight Conversation

Spotlight Conversation

Discussing tangible ways producers and directors can support caregivers within their organization and within the rehearsal room.

 

Twin Cities (Minneapolis)

Chief Rep

Chief Rep

Regina Peluso

Ambassadors + Reps + Org Partners + Events + Initiatives
Host Org

Host Org

Collide Theatrical Dance

 

Washington D.C.

Chief Rep

Chief Rep

Marni Penning Coleman

Ambassadors + Reps + Org Partners + Events + Initiatives
Kids Welcome

Kids Welcome

All ages welcome to attend THE FEVER at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Co..

Meetup

Meetup

DC Parents meet up to talk initiatives and make connection. (Pre-COVID)

 
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