San Francisco Mime Troupe Upcoming Events!
April 24 & 25 / May 10 & 11 / May 16 / May 31 / June 7

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SUMMER INTERNSHIPS are still available!

This program provides exciting opportunities for college students and recent graduates to gain hands-on experience in several areas of theater production. 

 

Assistant Tour Manager, Costume, Scenic/Tech  

 

An internship with the Mime Troupe offers unique insight into a collectively-run organization producing socially-conscious, issue-driven theater. Apply today to join the caravan. 

   

Extended application deadline is APRIL 27, 2015. Learn more!   

FREE  
SUMMER WORKSHOP 

 

SFMT teaches a summer workshop offered to 20 talented people from around the world. These  individuals are the backbone of our crew! Their goal is to collaboratively create and perform an original political one-act rooted in the Mime Troupe style of Popular Theater. The ensemble building curriculum will include Commedia dell'Arte, American Melodrama & Improv. 

 

This workshop is FREE with a 1 to 1 work exchange agreement. Participants will work in the parks, in our office and scene-costume- prop shops with the rest of our company members.  

 

Participants may opt to pay for the workshop if their schedules do not allow for the work exchange. 

   

Extended Application deadline: MAY 11, 2015Learn more!     

Get READY for Summer! 

 

Here are two more items that sold out early last season and we were unable to restock before the show closed.  Here's your chance to beat the rush - put your order in now!  

 

Distressed, Khaki$25
beard not included
$22
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Don't forget to mark your calendars and attend one or all of the upcoming events - starting this weekend!
SFMT Youth Theater Performance:  
Speak Up! Speak Out!   
"Our Words Are Weapons" 

 

Coached in the Mime Troupe style of collaborative playmaking by experienced SFMT teachers, directors and designers, these local teens voice their issues & concerns and

create original plays that will be performed for FREE!

 

When: Friday April 24 @ 7.30p &

Saturday April 25 @ 3.00p

Where: 855 Treat Ave
(limited street parking)
Doors: Open 30 minutes prior / no late seating

 

Learn more about YTP

First Public Reading & Open Rehearsal of our Summer Show:
Freedomland
 
 
Saturday May 16 @ 5.30pm we will be holding the first public reading of our summer play in progress,
Please come and stay afterwards to offer your comments and thoughts. We value your opinions and have found it to be very helpful in our collaborative playmaking process. So join please join us!

AND
June 7th @ 2.00pm you are invited to an open rehearsal.  This will be your second chance to get a sneak peak of our summer show progress and give your feedback.  After the rehearsal we invite you outside for a ceremonial christening of our NEW TRUCK!

First Public Reading:
When:Saturday May 16 @ 5.30pm
Where: 855 Treat Ave (limited street parking)

Open Rehearsal & Truck Christening Celebration:

When: Sunday  June 7 @ 2.00pm
Where: 855 Treat Ave (limited street parking)
Mud Time Theater comes to 855 Treat!

Steve Friedman
and Denny Partridge met in 1970 as fellow-members of the SFMT's first collective. They moved east together in 1976 and spent the next 30 years creating, performing and teaching popular theater in New York City and around the world. Since 2006 they've lived in Vermont, where they collaborate as Mud Time Theater.

On May 10 & 11
they'll bring two of their teeny two-person plays to the Mime Troupe studio:
MILDRED TAKEN CRAZY and
THE NINE QUESTIONS. They hope all their old pals and comrades, and anyone else who's interested, will come and see what they've been reduced to. The two plays concern disturbing episodes from Vermont history; their style is epic minimalism.
Warning: The plays may upset young children, but are fine for a Mother's Day outing.

 

When: Sunday May 10th at 2.00pm & Monday May 11th @ 8.00p
Where: 855 Treat Ave (limited street parking)
Running time: 75 minutes
Suggested Donation: $10
RSVP:mudtimetheater@gmail.com 

Memorial for Earl Crabb
 
Sunday, May 31 Memorial
@  Freight & Salvage
See you soon at 855 Treat!

The SFMT Collective and Staff
San Francisco Mime Troupe
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