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Performing Arts Director Brian Boruta will also be The Umbrella Stage Company's Artistic Director
August 15, 2019 by Stewart
With The Umbrella Stage Company's debut as Greater Boston's newest professional theater in new state-of-the-art facilities, it's no wonder that theater enthusiasts are excited by the changes here in Concord.Since turning professional earlier this year, The Umbrella Stage Company's developments have been covered in publications from Art New England and Broadway... Keep Reading »
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Farewell, Umbrella Annex!
July 31, 2019 by Stewart
After two years of hosting several Umbrella programs including The Umbrella Arts Education, The Umbrella Performing Arts, and The Umbrella Volunteer offices, the temporary Umbrella Annex at 57 Old Rd. to Nine Acre Corner (ORNAC) in Concord, MA has ceased operations. With renovations and new construction at 40 Stow Street now approaching completion, operations... Keep Reading »
Joe Wallace Discusses Portraits of Dementia Exhibit in WCVB Interview
May 23, 2019 by Stewart
Boston Globe writer Nancy Shohet West went behind the scenes to explore the root inspirations and stories that drove writer/photographer Joe Wallace to tackle the topic of dementia in his project "Beginning at the End: Portraits of Dementia," on display during an extended run through July 7, 2019 at The Umbrella Gallery.In the article, Wallace shares recollections... Keep Reading »
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Concord Journal May 3 2019
May 14, 2019 by Stewart
The Umbrella was spotlighted in two homepage feature articles in The Concord Journal newspaper, May 3.In the feature Renovations at Umbrella Community Arts near the finish line, journalist Pam Ellertson provides a comprehensive, illustrated overview of the multistage construction projects underway at our HQ at 40 Stow Street in Concord.Concord celebrates... Keep Reading »
Stage Company Logo Vertical
February 21, 2019 by Stewart
The Umbrella Stage Company to Go Equity, Expand Programs in New Multi-theater HomeThe Umbrella Performing Arts Program has announced that it will kick off its 2019/2020 season in September in its new home, with a new name -- The Umbrella Stage Company -- and a new status as Greater Boston’s newest professional theater.In a news release issued this week,... Keep Reading »
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Teaching Woodwork in Rita Roy's Classes by Pam Ellertson
January 3, 2019 by Stewart
A new article in the Concord Patch news by writer Pam Ellertson gives a wonderful account of teacher Rita Roy's approach to Building Skills in Bustling Woodwork Classes at The Umbrella. The article shows Roy's diverse skills and background interests -- from physics to theater to video to woodwork -- and an emphasis on imparting "skills... Keep Reading »
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Quilting artist and teacher Tica de Moor of the Umbrella Arts
December 11, 2018 by Admin
We're pleased to share this wonderful article about quilting and fiber arts at The Umbrella by writer Christine Diaz recently published in the Concord Patch news. The feature shares an inside look at artist Tica de Moor's approach to teaching advanced concepts and techniques in using color for quilt art.De Moor's popular quilting art class was announced in The... Keep Reading »
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