Acting Out – For the Health of It

ActingOut_LogoBreast Cancer Action invites you to enjoy a fun and provocative evening filled with bold performers who all share a commitment to health justice. Join us for the 5th annual Acting Out – For the Health of It variety show!

Thursday, February 9, 2017
Presented at Brava Theater Center
2781 24th St, San Francisco, CA

Acting Out 2015 collage6 –7 p.m. VIP Reception
7–9:30 p.m. Variety Show

  • General Admission Tickets: $35 (Doors open at 6:45 and show starts promptly at 7:15 pm)
  • VIP Tickets: $85 (Reception from 6-7 p.m. – delicious bites and beverages with a special live musical performance.)

Emcee: Tania Katan

tania-katan-headshotTania Katan is an award-winning author, keynote speaker and creative trespasser who believes in storytelling at all costs! Katan has performed her stories at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, NPR, Comedy Central Stage +. Her work has been written about in the New York Times, Huffington Post, BuzzFeed +. She has been a featured speaker at Business of Software, S.H.E. Summit, TEDx +. As Brand Evangelist for B2B SaaS company, Axosoft, she cut her teeth on Agile + Scrum methods. She holds a degree in Theatre, is a graduate of Creative Capital’s Professional Development Program and is certified as an Anti-Bias & Diversity Trainer. As a Speaking Coach, she works with best-selling authors, TED speakers and CEOs empowering them with the tools and techniques to engage and inspire audiences. Katan is a whiz in disruptive marketing strategies, audience engagement and radically activating spaces online and off.


  • Gifted poet, vocalist, and spoken word artist Nazelah Jamison performing a powerful spoken word piece
  • Dynamic dance duo, Jo Kreiter and Vitali Kononov, with a piece they created just for this show
  • Thao Ngyuen, hilarious creator of the acclaimed one-woman show Fortunate Daughter, getting you laughing with her stand-up comedy
  • Members of Bay Area Young Survivors (BAYS), reading from the recently published anthology Agony and Absurdity: Adventures in Cancerland
  • And more!

Special thanks to our event committee members

  • Abigail Arons
  • Julie Morgan

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