San Fernando High School students will perform their originally-written play from Fall 2018, “Because of Bo’s Light.” Synopsis: A young boy and his sister, along with their friends, embark on a journey to defeat a cruel and ruthless tyrant. In this original story of good vs. evil, Bo and his sister Mary must find their way to villainous Eris’ castle and try to stop her before she does irreparable damage to the planet. Along the way, they learn that sometimes life doesn’t go as planned, and even superheroes need a little help now and then. Admission is free and open to the public. No RSVP is necessary.
Edison Middle School students will perform their originally-written play from Fall 2018, “The Magical Misadventures in Woodland.” Synopsis: Once upon a time, a family lived in Woodland. The mother Rosa is very sick and and the medical bills keep stacking up. In desperation, her husband Cornello secretly gathers some of his friends to form a hunting club in order to sell fox fur for money. Meanwhile, the fox family in the forest grapples with the threat to their community with the help of Giselle, an orphan girl with magical powers who they adopt. Connected by friendships, dreams, and love and loyalty to family, Giselle and brothers Alex and Matthew embark on a journey to save all of their loved ones. Admission is free and open to the public. No RSVP is necessary.
Students, parents, and elders come together for our community based, intergenerational playwriting and performance workshop. Our intergenerational Neighborhood Voices program is a 12-week intensive workshop that brings parents and adult community members together to create & perform their own modernized fable alongside their children and other youth from their community. The unique experience provides valuable mirroring & mentoring opportunities for the underserved youth who are the focus of our work. TIME TBD Admission is free and open to the public. No RSVP is necessary.