Gateway Performance Productions

Gateway ProductionsAbout the Group:
Gateway Performance Productions offers performances, classes and workshops that provide opportunities for meaningful community engagement. The company is known for its original stage productions for all ages that celebrate the human spirit with drama, dance, mime, masks, puppetry and music. Each is written, choreographed and directed by Sandra Hughes with hand-carved museum quality masks created by Michael Hickey.

Current Projects:
Gateway has performed in urban and rural communities in 36 states in the United States and 13 other countries. Venues include theatres, art centers, festivals, schools, colleges, universities, community centers, senior centers, churches, hospitals and a variety of other non-traditional performance spaces. The company has been on the Alternate ROOTS Tour and Residency Roster since its inception over 20 years ago.

Residency Activities
Public performances, School Performances, Performances for Special Populations. Classes, Master Classes, Promotional Performances, Interviews.

  • Mostly Mime
  • Illusions – Mask Theatre
  • The Warrior Tree
  • A Mummers Tale

School Performances

  • Classic Mime
  • Illusions – Mask Theatre

Classes and Workshops

  • Mime
  • Mask Theatre
  • Mask Making
  • Mask Training for the Actor
  • Commedia del’ Arte
  • Creating New Performance Pieces

Contact Info:
Tour Contact: Michael Hickey
PO Box 8062
Atlanta, GA  31106

Fee Structure: (all inclusive)

  • Single Performance: $750- $3,000
  • 1 day (2 activities): $1000 – 3200
  • 2 days (4 activities): $1500 – 5000
  • 3 days (6 activities): $2250 – 6600
  • 4 days (8 activities): $3000 – 8000
  • 5 days (10 activities): $3750 – 9500

Artistic Discipline:

  • theater
  • dance
  • music
  • spoken word
  • literary arts
  • visual arts
  • multidisciplinary
  • folkloric/traditional cultural
  • storytelling

Additional Offerings:

  • Mask Theatre, Mime, Puppetry, Traditional Irish Mummers, Performance Art

Special programs available for:

  • Colleges and universities
  • K-12
  • Senior Centers
  • Immigrant populations
  • Hospitals
  • Prisons
  • Differently abled populations

1. A selection of Gateway’s mask theatre performance pieces
2. Mostly Mime – Mime, Masks, Music
3. “In Amsterdam”, excerpt from The Warrior Tree

Download Work Samples here

Alternate ROOTS supports the creation and presentation of original art that is rooted in communities of place, tradition or spirit. We are a group of artists and cultural organizers based in the South creating a better world together. As Alternate ROOTS, we call for social and economic justice and are working to dismantle all forms of oppression—everywhere.