On my most recent trip back to North Beach, I was flooded with an overwhelming sense of community. Feeling vibrant and alive from walking the neighborhood hills on a crisp December evening, I found myself suddenly surrounded by warmth and laughter as I stepped into the twinkling lights of Yick Wo Elementary’s garden party, a simple but lovely […]
Flocked Together: The Green Parrots of Telegraph Hill
by Tony Asaro
Our new youth musical, Flocked Together: The Green Parrots of Telegraph Hill, performed by kids ages 5 – 11, is coming to San Francisco next month!
In reflecting on fear, hopelessness, and uncertainty over the past couple of weeks, I’m reminded of one conservatory student who quietly overcame his own fears, and let his art and his heart shine.
It was the final week before our second full-scale youth musical, We Are Monsters, and I was rounding up kids from the […]
Ahhh…camp. That special place in every kid’s life where they can immerse themselves in something joyful, find (potentially) lifelong friends, and make memories guaranteed to last a life time.
Camp is a special place, which is why we are naming our Youth Conservatory Summer Camps as the 8th milestone that shaped FOGG in 2015.
Didn’t know FOGG had […]
When I was living in Los Angeles from 2001-2006, I was a founding member of a new musical theatre movement within the Academy for New Musical Theatre (AMNT).
We were the Academy Repertory Company, an ensemble of actor/singer/sight-readers who would cold-read new musicals in the making. Our “performances” usually took place in a laboratory setting, […]
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