Take the Ticket

by Star Finch

Directed by Brit Frazier

Playwright / STAR FINCH
Star Finch is a proud San Francisco native and member of Campo Santo. In 2016 she was the lead writer on the Campo Santo and Felonious collaborative performance piece, Babylon Is Burning at Z SpaceHer first full-length play, H.O.M.E. (Hookers on Mars Eventually) was also produced by Campo Santo later that year at The Rueff at A.C.T.’s Strand Theater.
In 2015 Finch was a resident in AlterTheater’s AlterLab where she wrote Bondage (Princess Grace Award semi-finalist) which was produced in various San Rafael locations in 2017 and will be remounted at A.C.T.’s Costume Shop in January 2018.
In August 2017 she was a contributing writer and co-director for the Campo Santo and GSDM collaboration, Ethos de Masquerade. She is currently a resident in Crowded Fire’s inaugural R&D LAB.

Britney Frazier received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatrical Performance from San Francisco State in the Spring of 2013 and has performed with Bay Area Theater Companies such as : The Shotgun Players in Bulrusher ,Tom Stoppard’s The Voyage, and Dan Wolf’s Daylighting,The Lorraine Hansberry Theatre in Fabulation, Brava Theatre in, In a Daughter’s Eyes , Marin Theatre Company in Rapunzel ,BACCE Theatre’s ,Sweet Maladies ,Campo Santo in conjunction with Cuttingball Theatre in Superheroes , The Ubuntu Theater Project in Waiting for Lefty ,Campo Santo Theater Co’s Babylon is Burning, and H.O.M.E ( Hookers on Mars Eventually), The San Francisco Playhouse’s productions of Red Velvet and All of What You Love and None of What You Hate and Hedda Gabler with The Cuttingball Theatre, in February of 2017. In 2013, Britney was an Artistic Associate at the San Francisco Playhouse and under the advisory of Bill English, Artistic Director , she produced and facilitated a new works, staged reading festival in Feb. and March of 2013 called,“Our Voices, Our Stories”. The“Our Voices, Our Stories” staged reading festival featured plays written by local African American and female playwrights in celebration of Black and Women’s history months and features the talent of over 30 local actors and directors. In the summer of 2013, Brit directed an original play adapted from a children’s novel, written by Summer Brenner, called The Lost Secrets of the Iron Triangle at the Eastbay Center of Performing Arts in Richmond, CA and began her career as a Teaching Artist. The following winter, Brit started teaching playwriting  to Fourth and fifth graders through Stagewrite, SF.  In May 2014, Brit was the featured playwright in Brava Theatre’s Studio Sessions Staged Reading festival where her second play SugarWater ( Dysphoria)was shared with listeners for the first time.In the summer of 2014, Brit started teaching Acting and Movement with the California Shakespeare Theater’s Summer Conservatory and Improvisation and Devised Theater at the EastBay Center for Performing Arts ( Richmond). After that, Brit assisted Ellen Sebastian Chang in directing Classic Black”,for the SF International Arts Festival in June 2015. In July of 2015, Brit was hand-picked by Anna Deavere Smith to be a an artistic facilitator in the second act of her one woman show at Berkeley Repertory Theater, Notes from the Field:Doing Time in Education. Brit currently writes for / has written for the Playwright’s Foundation’s Flash Play/One Minute Play Festival in 2015 and 2016.  Currently, Brit is a Yerba a Buena Center for the Arts cohort and just finished her first short film, Hidden Treasure.