"Expect to be amused, provoked, soothed, and tickled by the mass of collective
theatrical intelligence..." ~ Charles Donelan, SB Independent
8 Artistic/Production/Administrative Staff
5 Stage Managers
4 Time Zones
2 Festival Directors
Created to provide vibrant opportunities for theater students during the “Stay at Home” order in California, Alone, Together is a celebration of innovation, ingenuity, and generosity. Inspired by the
prompt “Alone, Together” and responding to an invitation to collaborate from Artistic Director Risa Brainin
and Professor Annie Torsiglieri, 24 distinguished LAUNCH PAD alumni playwrights have written 39 short plays and monologues specifically created to be performed on Zoom. Join us on June 6!
Tech week is now underway featuring UC Santa Barbara students, faculty, and professional guest artists. Alone, Together is a perfect celebration of LAUNCH PAD’s 15 year anniversary as it continues its mission to provide students the opportunity to work with living playwrights on new plays. In these extraordinary times, LAUNCH PAD is doing its part to keep theatre alive. Here's the link! Join us for all or part of the day! Take a look to see what's playing: Chapter One. Chapter Two. Chapter Three. Chapter Four.
We are so pleased to welcome back our distinguished LAUNCH PAD alumi Linda Alper, Katie Bender,
Jami Brandli, Leo Cabranes-Grant, Dan Castellaneta, Mia Chung, Yussef El Guindi, Anne García-Romero,
Idris Goodwin, Enid Graham, Arlene Hutton, Lila Rose Kaplan, William Davies King, Deb Lacusta,
Jenny Mercein, Brian Otaño, Lynn Rosen, Cheri Steinkellner, James Still, Alison Tatlock, Annie Torsiglieri,
John Walch, Cheryl L. West, and Sheri Wilner. Here are some of the faces to go with the names...
Sheri Wilner Brian Otaño
Dan Castellaneta Deb Lacusta Leo Cabranes-Grant
Alone, Together in the News...
Alone, Together Zooms on June 6 is the headline for this inspiring article
by Charles Donelan in SB Independent. (June 1, 2020)
Broadwayworld.com features Alone, Together. (June 2, 2020)
Alone, Together Zoom Festival and other UCSB online initiatives featured in
SB Independent Online, by Charles Donelan. (May 7, 2020)
We are figuring it out, scene by scene! Here we are in American Theatre magazine
in an article by Utkarsha Laharia. (April 23, 2020)
Look for "Zoom Plays" in this MovieMaker mention by UCSB graduate Tim Molloy.