Theatre Artist Classroom Connections

Center Theatre Group’s Theatre Artist Classroom Connections project brings together innovative theatremakers with the next generation of artists for a series of conversations, which will also be broadcast live and recorded for later viewing.

Watch Live:

Click the “Register” button to sign up to watch each individual webinar live, at the time listed below.

October 5, 11:40am - 12:40pm

Actor Sabina Zúñiga Varela in conversation with Professor Bernardo Solano’s Senior Seminar Theatre students from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

October 7, 12:50pm - 1:50pm

Actor Carolyn Zeller in conversation with students from LACC Theatre Academy

October 9, 7:10pm - 8:10pm

Theatremaker Fran de Leon in conversation with Cristina Frias’ Performance students from East Los Angeles College

October 12, 11:10am - 12:10pm

Actor Shaila Essley in conversation with Jeanine Lopez’ Theatre students from Valley View High School

October 20, 9:40am - 10:40am

Theatremaker Lisa Dring in conversation with Jeanine Lopez’ Advanced Theatre Honors students from Valley View High School

October 22, 12:40pm - 1:40pm

Actor Keith David in conversation with Melanie Dubose’s African American Literature students from East Los Angeles Performing Arts Magnet

October 29

Actor/Director Phylicia Rashad in conversation with August Wilson Monologue Competition Alumni

November 13, 10am - 11am

Artistic Director Sir Matthew Bourne and New Adventures company members in conversation with students from CHAMPS Charter High School of the Arts.

December 8, 4:40 - 5:40pm

Director/Producer Tyrone Davis in conversation with Dr. Daphnie Sicre’s Introdoction to Stage Directing students from Loyola Marymount University.
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December 9, 4:00 - 5:00pm PT

Performer/Writer Dael Orlandersmith and Director Neel Keller in conversation with students representing Center Theatre Group, Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Portland Center Stage, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, and Milwaukee Repertory.
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December 17, 10:25 -11:25 am

Actor/Producer Tara Ricasa in conversation with Lea Wood’s Introduction to Theatre students from Le Conte Middle School
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Can My Class Participate?

We have a limited number of opportunities for additional Theatre Artist Classroom Connections visits. Please email if you are a Southern California high school or college educator, interested in participating this November or December.