Who Knows What You Are

  • Mar 24 - Apr 2, 2022
  • The Community Arts Workshop, Santa Barbara

    631 Garden Street
    Santa Barbara, California 93101
Ticket Price $3.00-$50.00 This event is now over

Who Knows What You Are

Presented by Diana Small

March 24, 25, 26, 31 April 1, 2

8pm in the Assembly Room at the CAW

Written and directed by Diana Small

With original pop songs by Diana Small 


Who Knows What You Are is a dramatized song cycle, featuring original music, film, and theater. Centered around a high-stakes OB/GYN exam, interchanging female protagonists birth the world, are drafted for the war, plant pollinators, become entertainers, encounter death and choose love. It’s pop music and ocean forward. 

This show emerged out of the constraints of the pandemic (what could collaborative artists create together while keeping physical distance?) and the existential question that emerged: When we give meaning & purpose to suffering, are we encouraging preventable suffering to persist? This show acknowledges and wrestles with the pain of the current moment, while also offering the hope that comes from choosing human connection against all odds.


The Band: Geoff Jensen, Marie Ponce, Diana Small, Paige Tautz, Elise Witek

The Actors: Marie Ponce & Paige Tautz


Produced by Kate Hodges, Marie Ponce, Diana Small and Paige Tautz

Lighting Design by Danielle Draper

Costume Design by Paige Tautz

Costume Assistance by Paige Jensen 

Scenic Design by Diana Small & Paige Tautz

Graphic Design support by Geoff Jensen & Gaby Verderber 

Projection Technical Direction by Sarah Bennett

Sound Engineering by Xan Gabriel

Stage Management by Victoria Garcia-Reveles


Attendees must be vaccinated for COVID-19 to attend this show. More details below.


About the Company:

Diana Lynn Small writes and directs stories for a live audience. Diana makes comedic work that explores the body, religion, death and change. dianalynnsmall.com

Venue Info:

The Community Arts Workshop is located at 631 Garden Street, on the corner of Garden and Ortega Streets in Santa Barbara. Parking info is available at sbcaw.org/parking.

COVID Policy:

We require all guests to wear a mask and provide proof of full vaccination along with proof of booster shot for those eligible and a government or education issued photo ID upon arrival. Unvaccinated guests, including children or those with a medical or religious reason, or those that are eligible for a booster shot and have not yet received it must provide proof of a negative PCR COVID-19 test taken no more than 48 hours prior to attending.

Date & Time

Mar 24 - Apr 2, 2022

Venue Details

The Community Arts Workshop, Santa Barbara

631 Garden Street
Santa Barbara, California 93101 The Community Arts Workshop, Santa Barbara
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