Peace as a mandate: A Message from Executive & Artistic Director Elena Velasco

Thursday, January 7, 2021 Dear Rehearsal for Life community, Yesterday, our nation should have been celebrating our democracy and the tradition of the peaceful transition of power. Instead, the events that took place exemplified the effects of divisive leadership and deeply-rooted resistance to change that embraces equity, diversity, inclusion and anti-racism. Yet this is not

Life Unscripted #1: Pivot

On top of serving as an Urban Improv Teaching Artist for almost a decade, Holly Tarnower has recently been hard at work as Rehearsal for Life's Resident Scholar! It brings her joy to debut her new blog, Life Unscripted, which offers audiences a deeper look into our work, shedding light on our processes, practices and experiences

Meet Elena Velasco, Rehearsal for Life’s New Executive & Artistic Director!

Joining us in July as Rehearsal for Life's new Executive & Artistic Director, Elena Velasco is an experienced theater artist and producer, performer, and choreographer, with focuses in educational theater and social justice. Read our Q&A with her, below, to learn more! RFL: What originally got you interested in working with youth arts? EV: When

Collin Knight: Live Like A Local

Our former Urban Improv actor-educator, Collin Knight, and his company, Live Like A Local, were recently written up in the The Boston Globe! Read about his company, mission, and motivation, and check out his website; then, rediscover his reflections from last year, as he prepared to leave Rehearsal for Life for his present pastures: The

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