Join us for a conversation with our Artistic Director, Tim Robbins, andAriane Mnouchkine, the world renowned director of the Théâtre du Soleil in Paris who, for more than half a century, has created masterworks that have toured the world and influenced generations of theater artists!
Critically acclaimed Embedded returns to our stage for a limited screening run of its film version, Embedded Live! Written and directed by Tim Robbins, the play examines the War in Iraq through its key players: the Bush officials who concocted it, the embedded journalists who covered it, and the soldiers who fought it.
Since the first stay-at-home order, The Prison Project Alumni have been gathering in a Zoom room to continue the work they began while incarcerated. For the first time in this process, the Alumni have decided to share the work they do by opening the workshop.
*This program is free and financially assisted by the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC).
Originally conceived as a film and adapted for a new realm of aural entertainment in pandemic times, Bobbo Supreme follows in the tradition of Robbins’ 1992 film, Bob Roberts, and his 2004 production of Embedded
Through our theater programs, we’re creating a laboratory for the future generation of theater-makers where they can gain skills to develop their own creative voices or deepen their craft, in a safe playing space
The Actors’ Gang Prison Project is a nationally recognized rehabilitation program currently running in 13 California state prisons, 2 Reentry facilities and Los Angeles County Probation camps and halls for youth. Our program starts as a 7-day, 4-hours a day intensive theatrical arts program managed by the program director and overseen by The Actors’ Gang teaching artists.
Our adult classes are a way for us to introduce our signature way of working to others. Based in the belief that important stories have important states of emotion, we work toward creating pure moments of truth on stage, using ensemble movement, generosity, trust, and emotional honesty.
Since 2006, every summer we have gathered with our community for our Free Shakespeare in the Park. Over 30,000 community members across Los Angeles have come together and shared joy with each other. This summer is the first one when we are not able to gather and celebrate each together and, oh, how much we miss you. But it’s all in the spirit of love as we are all working towards being able to meet again in the safe and magical world of theater.
Pay What You Can
Every season, with our donor’s support, we are able to provide hundreds of Pay What You Can tickets to members of our community who would not otherwise have access to theater.
Once a month, The Get Lit Players, a poetry program for teens take over our space to perform classic and contemporary poetry in addition to their own original works. Learn more about Get Lit click the button below: