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swardsmith

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Review for Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Berkeley, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Berkeley Rep provides intelligent, engaging, fearless theatre. Willing to take risks. Beautifully well-managed. It has become the heart-beat of the regional theatre scene. Strike that: it is a national powerhouse.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

bringing work to a wider audience. Of 7 shows in the Berkeley Rep 2009-2010 season, 4 of them are world premieres.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Have it think out of the box in terms of donors.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Expanding the embrace of theatre. Seeing 10 year olds and 90 year olds at American Idiot.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Awesome! The dedication, the commitment are inspiring.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Expand the in-school teaching program.

Ways to make it better...

They could provide a spa experience (OK, just kidding). Can't think of anything at this point in time...

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Trying to survive the financial constraints of the next year or two.

One thing I'd also say is that...

I've been to a lot of theatre. Berkeley Rep is ALWAYS reaching forward. Doesn't go for the easy solution.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

Role:  Board Member & Docent, producer, volunteer, board member.