CURRENT PROJECTS

Supported by a CAC Artists Activating Communities grant, TWP Teaching Artists Susie Tanner, Jim Macdonald, Marlene McCurtis and Greg Ellis are partnering with Friends Outside in Los Angeles County to lead former inmates in Moving Forward: a workshop designed to give participants an opportunity to redefine their personal narratives through theatre, movement & writing

RECENTLY COMPLETED

TheatreWorkers Project teaching artist teammates Jeanette Horn, Marlene McCurtis & Alicia O'Conner joined me to present a Theatre Intervention PD workshop for staff of Mt. St. Mary's nursing program. An inspiring 4 hours of creative work!

TheatreWorkers Project presented "Lake Titicaca" by Kitty Felde, directed by Susan Franklin Tanner and starring Tamika Katon-Donegal & Denah Angel. 

Sept 15, 16, 17 & 18, on a bill with 9 other 10 minute plays as part of week two of the international SHORT + SWEET Festival  First Time in North America!  

Set just after the 1992 LA unrest: Two drivers, a city on edge. Can a fender bender and a slip of the lip ignite the next uprising? 

SHORT + SWEET : The Biggest Little Festival in the World

Theatre Intervention Project, Phase One. So moved by my fellow teaching artists & the small group of brave women who participated!

EXCITING NEWS!

TheatreWorkers Project has been awarded a $5,000 grant by California Humanities to create theatre with residents of The Francisco Homes (TFH). Located in south LA,  TFH serves men who have been paroled after being sentenced to serve life in prison.  The project will begin in June, 2017.

CALIFORNIA ARTS COUNCIL INVESTS MORE THAN $8.5 MILLION IN COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE STATE

712 grants awarded for programs reaching students, veterans, artists, and underserved communities across California.  TheatreWorkers Project receives:

 Artists Activating Communities grant to work with former inmates in collaboration with Friends Outside in Los Angeles County

 Artists in Schools Student Engagement grant to work with Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (LACHSA), CHAMPS Charter HS, James Monroe HS & ICL Academy

TWP begins work with ICL Academy in September, 2016.  Read about the collaboration here

Professional Development provider grant to work with faculty and administrators at James Monroe HS

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