UC Safety in the Performing Arts


Tracy Stark, UCSC
Arts Health & Safety Advisor
Email: tkstark@ucsc.edu
Phone: (831) 459-2534


A robust safety culture through integration of sound health, safety, and environmental risk management practices in all production and performance related activities.


To provide EH&S consultation services to manage risks in the Performing Arts.

Core Values

1. Coordinate, develop and provide high quality theater specific safety training
2. Facilitate efficient and effective system-wide communication related to theater health & safety news, lessons learned, and resource information
3. Perform comprehensive production related risk assessments and provide stakeholders clear safety guidelines and parameters
4. Conduct and document facility hazard identification and correction processes that add value to the unit