Presenting the Arts off the Beaten Track


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Turnaround Artists is a nonprofit presenter of quality events in communities around the US dedicated to enriching audiences and supporting touring shows. In The Mood, the 1940s big band musical revue was presented in over 150 theaters nationally, (in one year having offered 230 performances in sixty distinct communities); toured Helen Reddy's Shirley Valentine on a three week Northwest tour in 1997; presented Irving Street Rep's production of Ain’t Misbehavin’ in 35 cities nationwide; toured Luis Bravo's Forever Tango to a dozen cities including extended runs in San Francisco and Boston; recently completed a three week west coast tour of the Broadway production of A Night With Janis Joplin, and in various cities presented The Russian Grand Ballet, Moscow Festival Ballet, Fame The Musical, Menopause The Musical, The Rocket Man Show: Elton John Musical Tribute, Darlene Love, Under The Streetlamp, Mariachi Sol De Mexico, New Shanghai Circus, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, and many, many more. Turnaround Artists is a nonprofit company based in Visalia, California which continues the work of its predecessor company, Artbeat, Inc. 

Board of Directors:

David Shaw, President
Richard Stewart, Treasurer
Beverly Hawkins, Secretary
Robert Purnell, Board Member
Dan Torti, Board Member


David Shaw, President/Booking
Tara Shisler, Marketing Director