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Welcome to The Rehearsal Club. More than simply a club, TRC is a true collaboration of like-minded individuals who honor and support the dreams of aspiring young women in the performing arts—past, present and future.

Take a stroll through our site to learn of TRC’s compelling history and dynamic future. From Stage Door to opening doors of opportunity, the arc of legacy bends toward promise. From our 2006 “reboot” inspired by Kathleen Conry, to our breaking news of sanctuary for a new generation of TRC girls, we have a story to tell. Are you listening? Carol Burnett, Blythe Danner, Cynthia Darlow and so many more stunning alumnae are ready to put you under the spell of days past and days to come.

A safe haven and support for the performing arts careers of talented and deserving young women: It’s what we’re all about.

“Dedicated to telling the story of The Rehearsal Club, preserving its legacy, inspiring and supporting future generations of young artists”

TRC Mourns the Loss of the Legendary Chita Rivera

The women and friends of The Rehearsal Club mourn the loss, and celebrate the life, of the legendary Chita Rivera, who passed on January 30 at the age of 91. Chita Rivera was an Honorary Rehearsal Club Board Member and a supporter of the Club. Ms. Rivera originated the Broadway roles of ANITA in West Side Story, ROSE in Bye Bye Birdie and VELMA in Chicago. She was the winner of two Tony Awards plus a special Tony Lifetime Achievement Award. She was a bright light on Broadway, in Film, TV and Cabaret. Dancer, Singer, Actress extraordinaire, Ms. Rivera was an inspiration to all of us who worked, and dreamed of, a career in the theater. We will miss her.