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Ronda Spinak

 
Bio:
Ronda Spinak created and produces JWT’s At-Homes Salon Theatre Series, now in its seventh season. She has curated more than 20 original Jewish-themed salon shows for JWT, as well as adapted many of the pieces performed. She graduated from Stanford University, and holds degrees from UCLA (MBA) and ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Ronda Spinak created and produces JWT’s At-Homes Salon Theatre Series, now in its seventh season. She has curated more than 20 original Jewish-themed salon shows for JWT, as well as adapted many of the pieces performed. She graduated from Stanford University, and holds degrees from UCLA (MBA) and ... (read complete bio)

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[Off-Broadway, 2016]
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Ronda Spinak and Monica Piper Photo

Ronda Spinak and Monica Piper

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10/24/2016

 

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Ronda Spinak Biography

Ronda Spinak created and produces JWT’s At-Homes Salon Theatre Series, now in its seventh season. She has curated more than 20 original Jewish-themed salon shows for JWT, as well as adapted many of the pieces performed. She graduated from Stanford University, and holds degrees from UCLA (MBA) and USC (Masters in professional writing). Ronda’s plays include Stories from the Fringe and festival-winner Oscar Wilde’s Wife, a favorite at the Ashland New Play Festival and Dayton’s FutureFest. She has written for the Emmy Award-winning children’s show Rugrats and authored the critically acclaimed nonfiction book ProBodX: Proper Body Exercise (HarperCollins, publisher). Ronda is on the board of the Association for Jewish Theatres and is a member of the Dramatists Guild. She feels blessed to be working with the many talented and inspiring women who give so generously to Jewish Women’s Theatre.




Ronda Spinak News

Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride In Santa Monica With A One-night-only Theatre Experience Photo Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride In Santa Monica With A One-night-only Theatre Experience
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2022

The LGBTQ+ community is and has always been beautiful, diverse, and vibrant. Celebrating Pride and uplifting the stories of LGBTQ+ people is always important — and feels especially urgent today, with debates over equal rights being such a part of the national conversation. And so The Braid, the go-to Jewish story company, has handpicked a collection of true stories about people who are both queer and Jewish.

Young Jews Discover Themselves In Creating Jewish Theatre Photo Young Jews Discover Themselves In Creating Jewish Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2022

Who are you beneath the surface? All of us have a part of ourselves we cover up — a part of our bodies, our personalities, or our very identity. But then there are times when the hidden part of ourselves is suddenly and dramatically revealed, sometimes by choice, sometimes by circumstances thrust upon us.

New Jewish Play WIDE OPEN Explores Moments Of Openness Photo New Jewish Play WIDE OPEN Explores Moments Of Openness
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 13, 2022

Sometimes an opportunity stares us in the face and we are too frightened to take it. Other times our head and heart are wide open and we grab hold for dear life. What happens when we seize the moment? Do we find a pleasant surprise? Or a less-than-perfect outcome? And what happens when we let the moment slip away?

New Theatre Show Explores Israelis In America Photo New Theatre Show Explores Israelis In America
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 22, 2022

What becomes of the Jewish soul caught between the American Dream and the Promised Land? America is a place of new opportunities, but for immigrants from Israel and their families, the story is more complicated … and a rich source of dramatic potential.

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience and National Jewish Theatre Organization to  Photo Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience and National Jewish Theatre Organization to Explore Southern Culture in New Collaboration
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 10, 2022

In conjunction with a month-long celebration of the Southern Jewish experience, The Braid, a Los Angeles-based theatre company, is collaborating with the Museum of the Jewish Experience (MSJE) in New Orleans to present Shalom Y'all: Exploring the Jewish South through Art and Artifact, an interactive presentation about the culture that defines the Jewish experience in the South.

The Old South Meets An Even Older Tradition in SWEET TEA & THE SOUTHERN JEW At The Br Photo The Old South Meets An Even Older Tradition in SWEET TEA & THE SOUTHERN JEW At The Braid
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 5, 2022

Stories come alive at the crossroads of cultures in the new storytelling theater experience, Sweet Tea & the Southern Jew. As the go-to Jewish story company, The Braid is excited to present authentic true tales about the complex challenges Southern Jews face as they navigate a life filled with both Judaism and Dixie.

A SUNDAY WITH THE BRAID Welcomes Caroline Aaron of 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' For An Photo A SUNDAY WITH THE BRAID Welcomes Caroline Aaron of 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' For An Intimate Conversation
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 3, 2022

Caroline Aaron, actor, producer, writer, and Southern Jew will appear at The Braid on January 16.

Renowned LA And Israeli Dancer/Choreographer To Join SUNDAY MORNING WITH THE BRAID Fo Photo Renowned LA And Israeli Dancer/Choreographer To Join SUNDAY MORNING WITH THE BRAID For Zoom Special
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 22, 2021

Raised in Israel, Danielle Agami choreographs movements that seem, well, impossible. The founder and artistic director of the renowned Los Angeles–based Ate9 modern dance company, Agami will join moderator and award-winning author Lisa Rosenbaum for an intimate conversation about her vision on Sunday, December 12, 10:00am PT/1:00pm ET.

Actress and Storyteller Annie Korzen Will Share Stories of Life Before and After TikT Photo Actress and Storyteller Annie Korzen Will Share Stories of Life Before and After TikTok with The Braid
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 26, 2021

TikTok, the popular social media platform that usually showcases “young girls shaking their booties” and trendy makeup tips, has a new and very unlikely superstar: 82-year-old Seinfeld actress Annie Korzen. And on Sunday, November 14, she's coming to The Braid to share the unique voice and quirky observations that have made her an intergenerational online sensation.

Thrilling and Tragic Stories of Jewish Circus Artists and Owners Before World War II  Photo Thrilling and Tragic Stories of Jewish Circus Artists and Owners Before World War II Coming to The Braid
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 20, 2021

The thrilling and tragic stories of Jewish artists and circus owners who captivated Europe with their amazing acts in the late 19th and early 20th centuries are coming to The Braid for Circus Jews, an international Zoom event on Sunday, August 8.

Ronda Spinak Videos

One Woman Show Opens Tonight At JWT's The Braid VideoOne Woman Show Opens Tonight At JWT's The Braid
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2018

Vicki Juditz was a nice Christian girl of German ancestry who loved Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny.  Then she met a nice Jewish boy named Steven. Unlike many of her previous boyfriends, he had a job.   He played keyboards. They dated.  His parents loved her.  She wanted to get married.  He said 'no.' He would only marry a nice Jewish girl.  She considered, studied, passed all the tests, and converted to Judaism.