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Dan Taylor on the fine arts scene.

Imaginists theater adapts Greg Sarris stories for the stage

The Imaginists drama troupe will present their world premiere stage adaptation of Greg Sarris’ story cycle “How a Mountain Was Made,” May 16 through June 9 at their theater in Santa Rosa’s A Street neighborhood. The stories are adapted from Southern Pomo and Coast Miwok creation tales by Sarris, published author, Sonoma State University professor and Graton Rancheria Tribal Chairman. “In our adaptation, the audience joins the actors as we go in search of the stories,” said says Imaginists Artistic… Read More »

Imaginists Theater leaders to visit Hungary, Russia

Later this year, the founders of Santa Rosa’s Imaginists theater, Amy Pinto and Brent Lindsay, will go to Eastern Europe to represent the theater  in Budapest and Moscow. The Imaginists, based in Santa Rosa’s A Street District, drew the attention of Philip Arnoult, director of the Center for International Theatre Development during his tour of independent theaters in North America. Theater experts from Bulgaria and Russia stopped to visit both the Imaginists and Sebastopol’s Independent Eye, founded and led by… Read More »