All posts by Jessica Santina

Jessica Santina is a freelance writer and editor who has been covering the arts and culture scene in the Reno area for nearly two decades. See more of her work at

Relationship drama

Brüka's 'A Doll’s House, Part 2' is a brilliant illustration of the power of live theater

/ February 11, 2022

Roadkill warfare

RAT's black comedy 'Deer' peers inside a marriage’s bloody carcass

/ December 9, 2021

UNR’s latest production is a dream come true

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a lot of fun—even if you're not that into Shakespeare

/ November 10, 2021

‘The Thanksgiving Play’ talks turkey on wokeness

It's about 'people with good intentions and bad follow-through,' said director Dwight George

/ September 30, 2021

In stages

Your Reno-area fall performing arts guide

/ September 21, 2021

‘The Colony’ addresses a dark chapter in America’s history

GLM hosts the world premiere of a new play that takes on our preconceived notions of class, race & mental health

/ September 2, 2021

Back in step

A.V.A. Ballet’s popular 'Vortex: The Ballet That Rocks' makes a triumphant return

/ July 13, 2021

Back in the act

As life returns to local stages, here’s what our performing arts companies are offering this summer

/ June 14, 2021