A Very Lucky 13!

2019-09-20T21:14:40+00:00September 20th, 2019|Performance, Recognition|

As summer simmers down and everyone’s getting those fall feelings, the curtain closes on Handful Players’ 13th summer season. Even the superstitious among us must admit that the year was a happy success for our community’s children and families, thanks to a lot of hard work, and yes…a little luck! Over the nine weeks of

All the World’s A Stage

2018-07-26T20:16:39+00:00July 26th, 2018|Recognition|

Congratulations to Handful Players’ Board Member Sherri Young, who was recently honored with the prestigious Jefferson Award for Public Service, recognizing her work as the founding Executive Director of The African American Shakespeare Company. “Imagining the classics with color” for more than 20 years, The African American Shakespeare Company has created rich performance opportunities for

A New Season!

2017-11-10T19:49:53+00:00October 24th, 2017|Recognition|

We’re so excited to be back in session for Handful Players’ 2017-18 season! We’re offering free dance and theater classes every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday after-school at the African American Art & Culture Complex to enrich the talent, creativity and potential of San Francisco’s youth! Join us as we welcome new and returning students from

A Big Handful of Applause for Takija

2017-11-08T17:30:31+00:00August 25th, 2017|Recognition|

Congratulations to Handful Players board member Takija Gardner on her new promotion to District Executive Director of the Buchanan and Bayview Hunters Point YMCA Centers.  Her amazing work and innovative leadership at the Bayview location led to an expansion of quality programming during a time of great change in the community. Takija is no stranger

California Arts Council Grant

2017-07-13T17:01:32+00:00July 3rd, 2017|Recognition|

GREAT NEWS! --- A California Arts Council grant for Handful Players. We’re excited to announce that Handful Players has received its first ever programs grant from the California Arts Council (CAC).  Our organization was among 136 groups in the state to receive an Artists-in-Schools Extension Program grant. The grant will help fund our free summer

New Handful Players Website

2017-07-06T18:32:20+00:00July 3rd, 2017|Recognition|

DESIGN OF THE TIMES—a new Handful Players website for the next decade. We’ve redesigned our site to serve you better. A lot has changed since we first launched in 2007. We’ve worked with 3,650 kids and 49 artists & playwrights to create 95 world premiere performances. And we’re just getting started. You’ll find videos of