ABOUT US

Live Arts is a volunteer theater that has given a home to drama, dance, comedy, music and performance art since 1990. We strive to present high-caliber work unlike anything you’d expect to find in the area. We look to surprise, to delight, to astonish, to move the public, and above all, through live performing arts, forge a deep and lasting bond with our community of volunteers, our community of audience members, our community of Charlottesville and beyond.

OUR MISSION

The mission of Live Arts: Forging Theater and Community

The Live Arts mission statement describes a process, not an end. We forge with passion, melding the disparate raw materials of theater and community. We change and grow together, shaping both a theater and community. We know of no better way to deepen our understanding of ourselves and the human condition.

Who we are:  Artists, audiences, volunteers, benefactors, students, businesses, organizations, neighbors (for a start).

What we do:  Theater, dance, music, circus, puppetry, spoken word, improv.

Our tools and goals:  Passion, participation, risk, rigor, connection.

OUR STAFF

 

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photo credit: Martyn Kyle/ Pernmoot

MATT JOSLYN

Executive Director

matt@livearts.org

JULIE HAMBERG

Artistic Director

julie@livearts.org

KIM BEARD

Database Coordinator

kim@livearts.org

AUGUST GIVENS

Technical Director

august@livearts.org

MIKE LONG

Education Director

mike@livearts.org

SARAH MORRIS

Development Manager

sarah@livearts.org

TRACIE SKIPPER

Company & Production Manager

tracie@livearts.org

DARRYL SMITH

Box Office Manager

darryl@livearts.org

LINDA ZUBY

Bookkeeper

zuby@livearts.org

LEO ARICO

Custodian

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

KAREN PAPE

President

 

JEFF GOLDSMITH

Vice President

 

BETSY RUDELICH TUCKER

Secretary

 

MARTA KEANE

Treasurer

 

Mary Blanton

Ethel deNeveu

Dan Epstein

Ginger Germani

Erin Hall

Will Kerner

Donna McAdams

Cameron Mowat

Norm Oliver

Janet Pond

Kirk Schroder

Patricia Simpson

Paul Wagner

Counsel:

James F. Neale

McGuireWoods LLP

 

WORK WITH US

 

Live Arts is supported in part by grants from The Virginia Commission for the Arts and The National Endowment for the Arts.

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