SAN FRANCISCO, May 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- One Theatre World, the most significant gathering of theatre for young audience professionals in North America has partnered with Vendini, the company that makes the business of live events simple with industry leading software and services, for the 2017 event in the San Francisco Bay Area. Presented by Theatre for Young Audiences/USA (TYA/USA), One Theatre World features performances, juried breakout sessions (workshops and discussions), master classes, a keynote address, special events and networking opportunities. One Theatre World taking place Wednesday, May 3 through Saturday, May 6 throughout various locations in San Francisco, Berkeley and Oakland, hosted by Bay Area Children’s Theatre. Registration is open online.

“One Theatre World will capture the spirit of the San Francisco Bay Area and the region’s commitment to innovate and activate,” says Nina Meehan, Co-Chair of One Theatre World and Executive Artistic Director Bay Area Children's Theatre. “It’s in that spirit that we welcome Vendini as a partner, as their resources and technology ensure that theatres have the tools they need so that the arts can continue to flourish.”

The event will kick-off with a special event at Children’s Fairyland in Oakland on Wednesday, May 3, with a special performance by AXIS Dance Company, one of the world’s most acclaimed and innovative ensembles of performers with and without disabilities. The agenda for One Theatre World will include a keynote presentation by Sonia Manzano of Sesame Street fame, the Children’s Theatre Foundation of America 2017 Orlin Corey Medallion Awards, and a conversation with Broadway’s Tim Federle. In addition, breakout sessions will provide high-quality learning experiences to further the national conversation for professionals working in theatre for young audiences, and TYA/USA will host its first ever TYA composers and lyricist “Song Slam.”

“As patrons of Bay Area Children’s Theatre, my family knows firsthand how important it is for young audiences to experience performing arts early and continuously throughout their lives,” says Mark Tacchi, CEO at Vendini. “One Theatre World enables young audience theatre professionals to deepen their impact in communities across the United States, inspiring them to innovate and activate in a way that energizes the field for young audiences and families.”

About Vendini
At Vendini, our mission is to make the business of live events simple. We designed our all-in-one system to help organizations easily promote events, deepen experiences with audiences, and ultimately sell more tickets. Vendini is based in San Francisco, with offices in Petaluma, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Boston, MA; New York, NY; Knoxville, TN; Vancouver, BC and Gualdo Tadino, Italy. To learn more about what Vendini can do for your live event organization, visit: https://www.vendini.com/

About One Theatre World
One Theatre World is the most significant gathering of theatre for young audiences professionals in North America presented by Theatre for Young Audiences/USA, featuring performances, juried breakout sessions (workshops and discussions), master classes, a keynote address, special events, and networking opportunities. Join us in California and be a part of OTW history, which includes events in Chicago (2015), Cleveland (2013), Seattle (2011), Minneapolis (2007), Philadelphia (2003), Washington, DC (2000) and more…

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