Through collaboration, Synchronicity Performance Group creates compelling, diverse, and thought-provoking theatre. We are dedicated to supporting women artists, forging community partnerships and developing new work.
Programs & Services
•Synchronicity serves the Metro Atlanta area.
•Annually, Synchronicity presents the Bold Voices series of three contemporary plays for adults and the Family Series of two-three musicals for the whole family.
•Each year, the company runs the Playmaking for Girls Program – an outreach program for at-risk youth. Through workshops at local Regional Youth Detention Centers, a summer program for girls on probation and an after-school program for middle-school girls.
•Synchronicity contributes to the growth of theatre in America through our new play development programs.
•Synchronicity is a member of Theatre Communications Group, Atlanta Coalition for the Performing Arts, Georgia Center for Non-Profits, the Cultural Group Sales Network and the Atlanta Convention & Visitor’s Bureau
•We are committed to raising the local and national profile of the Atlanta theatre community – and continue to create, maintain and nurture strong relationships with local actors and designers.
•Founded: 1997, organized as a non-profit in 2000
•Producing Artistic Director: Rachel May
•Board of Directors President: Mark MacEwan
•Number of Productions in 2006 : 6
•Number of Performances in 2006: 113
•Number of Interns in 2006: 13
•Number of girls served each year in our Playmaking for Girls program: 150
Our dedication to excellence was recognized when Synchronicity won the Metro Atlanta Arts & Business Council's 2001 Abby award for "Best New Arts Organization." In 2005, our Playmaking for Girls program was awarded the Kaleidoscope award from the Georgia Assembly of Community Arts Agencies (GACAA). Co-Producing Artistic Director Rachel May was named "Best Director 2002" by Creative Loafing for her work on two Synchronicity productions - Breath, Boom by Kia Corthron and One Flea Spare by Naomi Wallace. She is also a recipient of the NEA/TCG Career Development Program. Hope Mirlis was named "Best Choreographer 2000" by Creative Loafing. In addition, Synchronicity's productions have consistently ranked in the "Year in Review" and "Top 10" lists in many Atlanta publications.
Suzi Bass Awards History
2012-2013 Suzi Awards Volunteer of the Year: Betty Mitchell
2006-2007 Suzi Awards Costume Design: Katherine Aurora Callahan, A Year with Frog and Toad Scenic Design: Lisa Johnson, Voices Underwater Director Musical: Clint Thornton, A Year with Frog and Toad Production Musical: A Year with Frog and Toad