"Equity"* for Community Theatre Actors & Staff. Finally
Scarsdale, NY 10583
The founder of the VTAA, Lisa Bertrand Brathwaite, has become a member of Actors' Equity Association. Further information about the direction of the VTAA will be available soon. Feel free to email:
Tickets for the 2019 Long Island Community Theatre Awards are on sale and selling fast! Click here!
January 1, 2019
We are pleased to annnounce that the Long Island Community Theatre Awards will be held at Star Playhouse on Monday, June 10th at 7pm! Tickets are going on sale soon!
November 26, 2017
VTAA members get 15% off Forrest Renaissance headshots! Just show your VTAA Membership card!!!
October 30, 2017
VTAA has partnered with Jeff Lopez, Bass! Contact Jeff if you are in need of an accomplished bassist!
May 20, 2017
VTAA Mini-Grant for Actors.
The VTAA is pleased to announce that we will be awarding one $250 mini-grants to a VTAA actor!
Actors: Please submit a minimum 500 word essay on how community theater has changed your life and how you will benefit from receiving $250. Actors must be cast in a production which runs sometime between May 20, 2017 to August 30, 2017. Proof of being cast (letter from director, Playbill, etc) required. Reference letter from the director is required.
Recipient announced on or about September 15, 2017. Please note mini-grants are only available to those who/that have not received funding from the VTAA within the past 12 months. Please submit materials to [email protected] by 5:00pm August 30, 2017
October 14, 2016
Congrats to CK Productions - 2016 Recipient of the VTAA $250 Grant. According to founder Ethan Felizzari, "CK Productions Inc. has always strived to entertain audiences with community theatre for all, original works & films that push the envelope. Similar to all entertainment houses, financial burdens can often put off a new piece of art. We want to thank the VTAA for their incredible and very meaningful $250 Mini-Grant that will be used to produce more incredible art at our new location in Ronkonkoma! Thank you for believing us."
June 2, 2016
The VTAA is pleased to announce that we will be awarding two $250 mini-grants: one to a VTAA actor and one to a VTAA theater!
Actors: Please submit a minimum 500 word essay on how community theater has changed your life and how you will benefit from receiving $250. Actors must be cast in a production which runs sometime between June 15, 2016 to September 15, 2016. Proof of being cast (letter from director, Playbill, etc) required. Reference letter from the director is required.
Theaters: Please submit your budget for an upcoming 2016 production and discuss what the $250 would be used for. The production must run sometime between June 15, 2016 - September 15, 2016.
Recipients announced on or about September 30, 2016. Please note mini-grants are only available to those who/that have not received funding from the VTAA within the past 12 months. Please submit materials to [email protected] by 5:00pm September 15, 2016. Please note that you must be a VTAA member or theater partner to qualify.
May 1, 2016
The VTAA is asking all members to submit their feedback and ideas to us at [email protected]
December 22, 2015
VTAA Featured on Local Radio show: http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/80305688
December 17, 2015
January: The Business of Acting with Kimberly Faye Greenberg. Webinar!
Sunday, January 10th 10:00AM-11:00AM OR Tuesday, January 12th 7:00PM-8:00PM
October 30, 2015
Broadwayblospot.com interviews our founder, Lisa Bertrand: http://wwwbroadwayblogspotcom.moonfruit.com/featured-lisa-bertrand-brathw/4590962086
September 15, 2015
TELECLASS: "AUDITIONS FROM THE DIRECTOR'S PERSPECTIVE". Learn how to save an audition that is going badly, make strong character choices, and more! Taught by C. Patrick Gendusa, Professor of Theater at Loyola University . Learn more about Patrick here: www.cpgendusa.com. Thursday, October 22 7:00pm-8:00pm EST or Sunday, October 25 10:00am-11:00am EST. FREE for VTAA Members; $10 for the general public. Sign up using this link: https://volunteertheatre.org/support_us
July 22, 2015
June 8, 2015
Excited to announce our new Board Member C. Patrick Gendusa, Theater Professor at Loyola University in New Orleans!!!! Patrick brings years of theatrical experience to the VTAA. Further information about Patrick can be found on YouTube.
Scarsdale, NY 10583