The Rep, in partnership with Riverside Actors Theatre


Stories of Service

THE BREACH is a veteran-run initiative that brings theatre artists, mental health providers, veterans, and family members together to strengthen the emotional resources they need to overcome trauma and reintegration issues, and to share their experiences through the art and practice of theatre and storytelling.

The 2023 cohort will meet at The Rep, Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00pm, September 20-November 8.  Each week the cohort will use a theme from the US Army Values – loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity, and personal courage – as a stimulator for reflection.  These themes will be coupled with theatre texts that evoke further examination and thought.  The weeks build to a special performance event on November 11 – an authentic display of personal courage and overall leadership.

All active service members, veterans, or their family members are encouraged to apply.  NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE WITH THEATRE OR PERFORMANCE IS REQUIRED…JUST AN OPENNESS TO IT.  Cohort members will receive a stipend for their participation.

To apply, please submit the form at the link below.  For any questions or issues, please email us at

Generously sponsored by Jim Gifford and The Windgate Foundation.


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