Our Blog

Keep up with the latest and greatest from new partnerships and programs to spotlights on community members. We can’t wait to share new developments through a community driven blog!

Meet the Team: Jenna Craig

This is Jenna Craig! She is our Content Creator & Development Assistant here at Off The Lane. Jenna is our go-to girl for creating all the graphics as well as […]

Moving to NYC with Sophie Brubaker

In the summer of 2021, Sophie Brubaker left sunny California for the hustle and bustle of New York City with two of her best friends. After graduating from UC Davis […]

Meet our Social Media Intern, Amanda Giampaglia!

Our newest intern, Amanda Giampaglia, joined the OTL team in January 2022! She is currently responsible for managing the OTL social media accounts and posts, working directly alongside social media […]

BOOST is like Career Therapy

When Co-Chairs Ayana Bey and Jillian Vitko were trying to come up with a way to explain the BOOST program, they settled on the term “career therapy.” BOOST is here […]

Keepin’ Up with Viv: From Yuma to NYC

Hey everyone, Vivianna DeSantiago here! I’m excited to share my first months in the city as the inaugural year winner of the Ann Reinking Award! Born and raised in the […]

An inside look at OTL’s first cabaret

Talia Friedenberg and her roommate, Sophie Brubaker, have spent the past two months brainstorming in their apartment. With the company of an adorable cat, the two arranged Zoom rehearsals with […]

Meet our new Mentorship Program Co-Chairs!

We are so happy to announce our new Mentorship Program Co-Chairs, Nichole Naccash and Vincenzo Hinckley! Both of them have worked with Off The Lane as Mentors since 2020. Nichole […]

Why Mentorship Matters

More often than not, college graduates and early career professionals feel like they have no idea what they’re doing. In a competitive environment like the arts and entertainment industry, getting […]

2021 Wrap-Up

2021 has been a year of development, growth and opportunity for Off The Lane. Between all of our programming, workshops and events we have been a resource for over 380 […]

Behind the Scenes of “Annie’s Joy”

Greg Butler was sitting in Timothy Jay’s candle shop in Los Angeles when he thought, “Oh my god, what if we make a candle for Annie?” He returned to the […]