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While the doors to our theaters may be shut, our artists continue to innovate and utilize new technology to serve Los Angeles and promote the importance of theatre. Join us as we celebrate works that are created specifically for a virtual format!

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34 intimate theatre companies have collaborated to showcase new 10-minute works created specifically for a digital platform. Together LA Festival celebrates the vibrant and diverse intimate theatre scene of greater Los Angeles to show that the theatre community has always been on the forefront of innovation. 

This festival is presented by Alternative Theatre Los Angeles and LA STAGE Alliance.

The 3-week festival will take place on Twitch and you can register for tickets below. 

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october 1st 

october 2nd 

october 3rd

Ammunition Theatre Company

The Token by Bernardo Cubria

 

The Fountain Theatre

Talking Peace by France-Luce Benson

 

Lower Depth Theatre

whas a rat to do by Nambi E. Kelley 

 

Company of Angels

Class of 2020 by Lisa Loomer 

 

Echo Theatre Company

abrazame pendeja by Bernardo Cubria

 

IAMA Theatre Company

You Didn't Die by John Lavelle

Rogue Machine Theatre

African Hyphen American

by Dionna Michelle Daniel

 

Impro Theatre 

Chekhov UnScripted
 

Whitefire Theatre

Judgment Day by Juliette Jeffers 

EST/LA 

Camp by Makeda Declet 

 

Open Fist Theatre Company

The Viduy by Wendy Graf 

 

The Road Theatre Company

Terrorist is Spelled K-A-R-E-N by Aja Houston

Towne Street Theatre

The Birds Are Feeding Me by Rex McGregor

october 8th

october 9th

october 10th

Theatre West

First Impressions, Second Chances 

by Ashley Taylor 

Ophelia's Jump

Cuddle by Melissa Jane Osborne  

Group Repertory Theatre 

Missileer by Doug Haverty 

Interact Theatre Company

Just Another Birthday in Bedlam 

by Catherine Butterfield 

Playwrights' Arena

A Fork in the Middle by Annette Lee

 

Chance Theater 

Edge by Emily Brauer Rogers

 

Independent Shakespeare Co. 

Coriola by Carene Mekertichyan 

 

The 6th Act

ON by Spencer Green 

 

MACHA Theatre

Love in the Time of COVID 

by Odalys Nanin 

Odyssey Theatre Ensemble

Come/Go/Come by Ron Sossi

 

24th Street Theatre 

Las Instrucciones by Bryan Davidson 

 

Skylight Theatre Company

Me and HerAgainst the World 

by Roger Q. Mason 

Sierra Madre Playhouse

The Final Tour by Doug Cooney 

Each night starts at 7 PM PST, and each piece runs approximately 10 minutes.

All shows will take place at twitch.tv

All performances are free and money raised during performances go towards Color of Change 

Show times

october 16th

october 17th

Sacred Fools Theatre Company 

Fakespeare by Jaime L. Robledo 

 

The Inkwell Theater

Prefers Bright Indirect Light 

by Veronic Tjioe

 

Theatre of NOTE

The Theatre Zone by Mara Shuster-Lefkowitz and Faith Imafidon 

 

Pacific Resident Theatre

Forgotten Souls by David Pinski

Victory Theatre Center

You, Me and Margaret Atwood

by Judith Leora

Coin & Ghost Co. 

Julie Alone adapted by Marguerite French 

Actors Co-op Theatre Company

When We Can't Meet by Garrett Botts, Crystal Jackson, Linda Kerns, Greg Martin, and Nan McNamara

The New American Theatre

The Jack Twidwell Story by Jerry Lambert 

Celebration Theatre 

Blackberry Wine by Ann James 

participating companies

About Alternative Theatre LA  

ATLA is a community of 61 professional intimate theaters based in the greater Los Angeles area. Like Los Angeles, the theatre community has always been at the forefront of innovation. ATLA came together five months ago to discuss how to move through the current COVID crisis and come out stronger. ATLA is committed to uplifting unrepresented voices, raising the bar, and pushing the boundaries of professional theatre. At weekly virtual roundtables, ATLA continues to remind us that theatre is a collaborative art form, stronger together as one community.

Interact Theatre Company 

Lower Depth Theatre Ensemble 

MACHA

The New American Theatre 

The Odyssey Theatre Ensemble 

Open Fist Theatre Company

Ophelia's Jump Productions

Pacific Resident Theatre 

Playwrights' Arena

The Road Theatre 

Rogue Machine Theatre 

Sacred Fools Theater Company   

Sierra Madre Playhouse 

Skylight Theatre Company 

Theatre of NOTE 
Theatre West  

The Victory Theatre Center 

Whitefire Theatre 

The 6th Act 

24th Street Theatre 

Actor's Co-Op 

After Hours Theatre Company 

Ammunition Theatre Company

Celebration Theatre 

Chance Theater 

Coin & Ghost
Company of Angels 

Echo Theater Company 

Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA

The Fountain Theatre 

The Group Rep Theatre 

IAMA Theatre Company 

Impro Theatre 

Independent Shakespeare Co.

The Inkwell Theatre

Los Angeles

About LA STAGE Alliance 

LASA works with the theatre community to expand awareness, appreciation, and support of performance arts. As a new form of theater emerges, LASA will continue to support artists and engage audiences through a series of programs, events, and advocacy efforts. All our initiatives aim to serve and strengthen the sector — both at an individual and public level. LASA will continue to provide resources that facilitate audience engagement, collaborative marketing, community building, and professional development. LASA has modified its event hub, www.onstage.la, to now promote virtual events and share all that Los Angeles is creating.

get involved

Theatre is a community activity! 

Click below to rsvp, donate to the festival, or follow us on Instagram. 

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