How It All Started
- Development of Abomination On Bolt Mountain begins in March 2016
- AOBM Opens at The Raleigh Playhouse in June of 2016, featuring WV Collective co-founder Jamie Smith.
- WV Collective co-founders Jamie Smith and Jason Lockart help to develop and produce FRACK!! The Mountain Music Comedy Spectacular!
Building A Foundation
- Beckley Artistic Endeavors is founded, with the DBA WV Collective in Feb. 2018
- Development begins on WV Collective’s first theatrical production: Little Shop Of Horrors
- Little Shop Of Horrors The Musical debuts on Oct. 31, 2018. Selling out 2/5 nights.
- 20+ person cast, band, crew, and staff all from right here in Southern WV.
An All-Star WV Lineup
- WV Collective helps organize over 20 WV musicians for The West By God Waltz.
- WV’s finest came together on Nov. 21, 2018 to pay tribute to The Band’s iconic event.
Beckley WV’s First Craft Beer Festival
- WV Collective organizes The Great Beckley Beer Festival.
- Brewers from across the globe, many from WV and 9 musical acts in Downtown Beckley Sep. 21, 2019.
Frack!! To The Future
- WV Collective produces FRACK!! The Musical with an all new cast of actors / band members from right here in the Mountain State.
All Shows Cancelled
- WV Collective cancels all upcoming productions for 2020 – 2021 due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
WV Collective Returns
- WV Collective organizes the second annual Great Beckley Beer Festival – the organizations first event since the pandemic.