Industry Professional Speaker Series: Meklit

On October 18, the Concert Career Pathways (CCP) program kicked off their Speaker Series with an intimate talk from San Francisco based, Ethio-Jazz musician and social activist, Meklit. Meklit first became associated with The UC Theatre when she performed on our stage alongside the stunning Mulatu Astatke August 16, 2017. As we entered the venue, […]

Life Around the Mic

From his humble beginnings as an original Youth Advisory Board Member — working in a temporary office space and seeing The UC Theatre being built from the ground up — our Floor Manager, Maleik Dion shares his experience of what it’s like as an artist in the music industry. He started producing shows at the […]

Building Our Professional Partner Network

Did you catch any shows at Stern Grove Festival this summer? If you did, you might’ve recognized some of our Concert Career Pathways program (CCP) graduates! Every Sunday between June 17 and August 19, a handful of our CCP grads were placed into production assistant positions at Stern Grove Festival in San Francisco thanks to […]

Concert Career Pathways Spotlight: Shadow Shifts

On August 1st we launched our third cohort of the Concert Career Pathways (CCP) education program with a series of comprehensive workshops. Now, CCP participants transition into their shadow shifts, an essential component of what makes the program one of a kind. They’ll be going through a rotation of positions, gaining hands-on experience in departments from marketing […]

Editors Choice: Top 5 Songs

Do you ever hear a song and wish you can turn up the volume? Me too. Here’s a list of the tops 5 songs that I’ve been grooving to and bumping through my headphones lately. We start off with the legendary Sade and finish it off with local Bay Area rap group, SOB X RBE. 1. […]

Concert Career Pathways Graduation: Preview

It’s all come down to this! After nine months of industry workshops, professional speakers, and striking performances with our Concert Career Pathways interns, we are pleased to recognize their achievements with the second annual Concert Career Pathways graduation ceremony. Let’s take a quick look at what they have in store for the event. The Concert […]

Concert Career Pathways: Second Cohort Reflections

Berkeley High School student and Floor Intern Joshua Sifuentes gives us his take on what it was like participating in the 2nd cohort of our Concert Career Pathways program. From what he learned these past nine months to what steps he is going to take next, he has a bright future ahead. Over the last […]

Floor: Building the Experience

From welcoming you as you enter the theatre to handing you a commemorative poster and wishing you a good night as you exit the room, the floor staff at The UC Theatre help make shows warm and inviting. Our floor staffers Blu, Calioto, and Shayla are just a few of the amazing people who help […]

Intern Refelections — Mackenzie

With the Concert Career Pathways program coming to an end next month, we asked our interns to reflect on their time at The UC Theatre. One of the magical parts of the Concert Career Pathways program is that interns, in addition to learning about the industry and roles and responsibilities of their job, learn about […]