In June 2011, Los Angeles hosted at least five national and international theatre gatherings aimed at celebrating the progress and innovations of the art form through a variety of interactive and presentational offerings. While many consider L.A. to be a “film” or “T.V.” town, it is clear that this summer we are the go-to destination for theatre makers…but why?
KPCC’s Steve Julian
moderated a lively discussion between representatives from Theatre Communications Group
, RADAR L.A.
, Hollywood Fringe
, Asian American Theatre Conference
, Director’s Lab West
, and L.A. Stage Alliance
about the significance of theatre and its relevance to Los Angeles.
, Executive Director, LA Stage Alliance
, Founder/Co-Producer, Director's Lab West
, Festival Director, Hollywood Fringe Festival
, Executive Director, REDCAT/Co-Curator RADAR L.A.
, Associate Producer/Director of New Play Production, Center Theatre Group/TCG Board Member and National Conference Co-chair, co-curator for RADAR L.A.
, Board President, TeAda Productions/National Asian American Theater Conference and Festival Steering Committee
Photo Credit: Scott Supak