• My Brelby Word,  Women of Brelby

    My Brelby Word: Empowerment

    For the rest of November, every day, the Brelby Buzz will be bringing you the second installment of the November Blogathon. Thirty days, thirty original posts from Brelby’s Company Members and collaborative artists of Season 8. Each post will revolve around a word that artist considers to be integral to what art and Brelby means to them. Empowerment By Shelby Maticic My parents taught me that I could be anything I wanted to be when I grew up. This support and positivity followed through all of my phases. When I wanted to be a Baskin Robbins ice cream scooper? Of course. When I wanted to spread drywall as a career?…

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    My Brelby Word: Home

    For the rest of November, every day, the Brelby Buzz will be bringing you the second installment of the November Blogathon. Thirty days, thirty original posts from Brelby’s Company Members and collaborative artists of Season 8. Each post will revolve around a word that artist considers to be integral to what art and Brelby means to them. Home By Brian Maticic   Brelby is a lot of things for me. It’s my place of business, my passion, the place I want to be. It represents my dreams, and is full of the most incredible people in the world.   But what it really comes down to for me is, Brelby is…

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    My Brelby Word: Community, Value & Nirvana

    For the rest of November, every day, the Brelby Buzz will be bringing you the second installment of the November Blogathon. Thirty days, thirty original posts from Brelby’s Company Members and collaborative artists of Season 8. Each post will revolve around a word that artist considers to be integral to what art and Brelby means to them. Today’s entry features entries from three of our Advisory Board Members Community By Anjali Kissell My Brelby word is community. Brelby is a gathering of people and we’re united by a common interest to create, imagine and inspire.  We motivate each other to do more and better, to excel at the Brelby space…

  • My Brelby Word,  Women of Brelby

    My Brelby Word: Fearless

    For the rest of November, every day, the Brelby Buzz will be bringing you the second installment of the November Blogathon. Thirty days, thirty original posts from Brelby’s Company Members and collaborative artists of Season 8. Each post will revolve around a word that artist considers to be integral to what art and Brelby means to them. Fearless By Melody Knudson About a year ago we were asked to pick one word that represented what Brelby means to us.  “Fearless” immediately came to my mind. It’s no secret. I’ve written this in previous blogs and if I’ve been around you for more than 30 minutes you will know that I…

  • My Brelby Word,  Women of Brelby

    My Brelby Word: Fulfilling

    For the rest of November, every day, the Brelby Buzz will be bringing you the second installment of the November Blogathon. Thirty days, thirty original posts from Brelby’s Company Members and collaborative artists of Season 8. Each post will revolve around a word that artist considers to be integral to what art and Brelby means to them. Fulfilling By Annie Ballesteros My first introduction to Brelby came through Devon (Mahon). It was just over a year ago, when Brelby was playing Revenge of the Space Pandas. I had never even heard of the play and I wasn’t looking forward to driving for two whole hours to Glendale from Tucson, but…

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    My Brelby Word: Purpose

    For the rest of November, every day, the Brelby Buzz will be bringing you the second installment of the November Blogathon. Thirty days, thirty original posts from Brelby’s Company Members and collaborative artists of Season 8. Each post will revolve around a word that artist considers to be integral to what art and Brelby means to them. Purpose By Devon Mahon “Purpose.” That’s my Brelby word. And with the exception of right now, I will not be mentioning the song from Avenue Q (though it can be quite applicable). When I initially chose my word way back when, I was only focused on the meaning reflecting one’s reason for existing.…

  • My Brelby Word,  Women of Brelby

    My Brelby Word: Simplicity

    For the rest of November, every day, the Brelby Buzz will be bringing you the second installment of the November Blogathon. Thirty days, thirty original posts from Brelby’s Company Members and collaborative artists of Season 8. Each post will revolve around a word that artist considers to be integral to what art and Brelby means to them. My Brelby word is simplicity. By choosing this word, I don’t mean that this theatre/community is plain or unextraordinary; quite the opposite. I’ve seen vivid visions crafted from pure imagination become all too real within the Brelby Theatre Company walls. In my short time here, I’ve learned priceless lessons about what it means…

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    My Brelby Word: Escape

    For the rest of November, every day, the Brelby Buzz will be bringing you the second installment of the November Blogathon. Thirty days, thirty original posts from Brelby’s Company Members and collaborative artists of Season 8. Each post will revolve around a word that artist considers to be integral to what art and Brelby means to them. Escape By Ben Cleaveland As an accomplished musician, Ben chose to communicate his word through song. Enjoy! You can look forward to hearing an original score from Ben during Season 8 as he’s currently writing the music for Brelby’s 2016 holiday show, The Quest for Claus. To hear more of Ben’s music and…

  • My Brelby Word,  Women of Brelby

    My Brelby Word: Selflessness

    For the rest of November, every day, the Brelby Buzz will be bringing you the second installment of the November Blogathon. Thirty days, thirty original posts from Brelby’s Company Members and collaborative artists of Season 8. Each post will revolve around a word that artist considers to be integral to what art and Brelby means to them. Selflessness By Mia Passarella   Shelby once asked me in a Q&A for the monthly Brelby newsletter to provide life advice in 5 words or less. Here’s what I came up with: “Love yourself, but serve others.” I’m not entirely sure how I came to that conclusion or when it began to be…

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    My Brelby Word: Family

    For the rest of November, every day, the Brelby Buzz will be bringing you the second installment of the November Blogathon. Thirty days, thirty original posts from Brelby’s Company Members and collaborative artists of Season 8. Each post will revolve around a word that artist considers to be integral to what art and Brelby means to them. Family By Jaren Navenma “Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.” -Bruce Lee This quote not only shows how much of a nerd I am, but it’s also something I try to remind myself of daily. It is a quote that embodies so much…