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Placer Repertory Theater Announces ColLABoration LAB Set For Next Week


Other guests include Steve Pagano of The Rockstar Music Academy, actor Anthony Person, new Placer Rep company member Spencer T Gayden, and more!

Placer Repertory Theater's ColLABoration LAB on June 24 at 7 p.m. features the Rocklin and Roseville Historical Societies, Southern Pacific Railroad History Museum and author Sanjay R. Singhal with a new poem.

Other guests include Steve Pagano of The Rockstar Music Academy, "New Beginnings" actor Anthony Person, new Placer Rep company member Spencer T Gayden, and other area performing and visual artists and cultural organizations.

Placer Rep's Teresa Stirling Forsyth, board president, will also profile the July 31st live theatrical event, "New Beginnings: A new work about the Historic Placer County Roundhouses," at which audience members are invited to provide feedback and NAME THAT PLAY.

The theme for the June 24 LAB is "The Promise of Bounty," a lens which focuses on creative growth, planning, toil and anticipation of bringing an artistic work to fruition. This month's hosts are Placer Rep company members Kevin Foster, Outreach Director, and Spencer T Gayden, the new Digital & Social Media Director.

A partial line-up of performers, presenters, and organizations & creatives to be profiled include:

  • Kate Burton: I Am Theatre (video & discussion)
  • Sanjay R. Singhal, author and architect (live)
  • Rocklin Historical Society (discussion)
  • Steve Pagano, The Rockstar Music Academy, Founder (live)
  • Roseville Historical Society (discussion)
  • Southern Pacific Railroad History Museum (discussion)
  • Placer Repertory Theater "New Beginnings" project (live)
  • Anthony Person, actor (live)
  • North Tahoe Arts (discussion)
  • Spencer T Gayden, performer / writer (live)
  • Kevin Foster, performer / writer (live)

Creatives who wish to join in the discussion and nonparticipating general audience members are welcome. Open to the public; simply contact Placer Rep ( for the Zoom link. Collaboration LAB is a FREE monthly open stage / open mic for the arts, culture and humanities hosted by Placer Repertory Theater via Zoom, on the last Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. (Pacific), January through October 2021. Funded by a grant from the Arts Council of Placer County, participants register in advance via email ( for a presentation slot, and may try out new material, share a new work, hone their performance or presentation skills, seek collaborators, market themselves or their group, and may choose to receive feedback from attendees. Creatives and cultural advocates come together to incubate new works and ideas in an open and supportive atmosphere.

Placer Repertory Theater ( is a professional performing arts nonprofit organization with the mission to offer educational and quality-of-life enriching professional performing arts and cultural programs relevant to the people of Placer County, while supporting local organizations and acting as an economic engine for the area. Follow Placer Repertory Theater on Facebook (PlacerRep) and Instagram: @PlacerRep.

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