Lighting Workshop with Rob Robertson

Sunday, December 17, 2017 was truly a day to remember. Rob Robertson, one of our lighting designers, gave The UC Theatre’s education program participants the inside scoop on our lights. Being the Education Program Coordinator, I’m not exaggerating when I say that this day really lit up souls. Participants learned: basic functions of our lighting […]


New Year’s Eve is always a night full of excitement. Coming in on Sunday, I couldn’t help but reflect upon all the changes and growth that’s happened over the last year. Personally and professionally, this year was full of surprises that I couldn’t help but be grateful for. As always, the safety and security concerns […]

Meyer Brings the Sound

  After attending the advanced sound workshop, The UC Theatre’s Education Program Coordinator, Shakeea T. Smith had this to say about it: Meyer brings the sound! On November 12th, 2017, we experienced sound on a level people do not normally experience during concerts. During our advanced sound workshop, Steve Bush, a Technical Support Representative, and […]

Stories From Box Office: Psychotherapy

Strange things can happen when you lock yourself into a glass box and sit at the sidewalk all day in downtown Berkeley. You don’t realize the number of people who are walking the streets who want to catch a moment of roadside therapy or share how struck they are by the beautiful sunset at the […]

Stories From Backstage: Backstage Perspectives

What makes The UC Theatre such a wonderful place to enjoy music and events are the passionate and hardworking staff that make each and every event possible. Today we took a trip to the rarely seen backstage area to talk with our Backstage and Production Managers – Jessica Russell and Andrew Koontz – about their […]

Intern Perspectives: A Day At Berkeley Rep

On October 19th the Concert Career Pathways interns took a field trip around the block to attend the student matinee of  Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations, which expressed the creation, struggle and accomplishments of The Temptations. As I walked into the Berkeley Repertory Theatre for the first time, I […]