SATE will present the Seventh Annual Aphra Behn Festival, May 5-7, 2023, at Fontbonne University. The theme for the 2023 Festival is “Re-Told” and will utilize plays from Hedgepig Ensemble Theatre’s Expand the Canon list of classical plays by women & underrepresented genders. Established in 2017, the Aphra Behn Festival’s goal is to give womenContinue reading “SATE ANNOUNCES THE 2023 APHRA BEHN FESTIVAL”

How Do You Write a Play that Wants to be a Party?

Brontë Sister House Party playwright, Courtney Bailey, on the process of writing a play that wants to be a party: Learn more about Courtney and subscribe to her newsletter. Writing this play has felt like writing my way out of the pandemic. I wanted to write a play that was joyful and weird, but that still had something to say about what happensContinue reading “How Do You Write a Play that Wants to be a Party?”

2022 Season of Party

SATE announces 2022 Season of Party and Auditions for the Aphra Behn Festival. SATE looks forward to a return to live, in-person productions in 2022, the Season of Party, with all world-premiere, original plays, including the Sixth Annual Aphra Behn Festival and Brontë Sister House Party by Courtney Bailey. To kick off the 2022 SeasonContinue reading “2022 Season of Party”

Missouri ArtSafe Certified/COVID-19 Policies

What is Missouri ArtSafe? The Missouri Arts Council promotes COVID-19 safe practices by arts and cultural organizations statewide when the arts reopen under local guidelines. Together with the Missouri Arts Safety Alliance, a coalition of organizations throughout the state, we have created Missouri ArtSafe Certification. Organizations become certified by pledging and adhering to a core levelContinue reading “Missouri ArtSafe Certified/COVID-19 Policies”