The Amazing Tale of Stevens Puppets

A few years ago one of our Wallis Board Members, Steve Cochran, shared a remarkable story.  As a young boy in Arkansas he remembers seeing a wonderful marionette show by Stevens Puppets.  Stevens Puppets was […]

Beyond Scarcity: Achieving a Brighter Future for Arts Education

On February 20, 2019 The Wallis joined with Los Angeles Magazine to host a public forum about the status of arts education in Los Angeles. The goal of the event – Beyond Scarcity: Achieving a Brighter […]

GRoWing for Stage and Screen

Several participants in our GRoW @ The Wallis programs have recently had exciting opportunities on stage and screen.  Jai’Len Josey participated for several summers in Broadway Dreams at The Wallis.  This is an international musical […]

2017/18 GRoW at a Glance

GRoW @ The Wallis is the umbrella for our robust mix of education and outreach activities and programs at The Wallis.  Thanks to a generous gift from Gregory Annenberg Weingarten and Regina Weingarten, our campus […]

What does it mean to be a Teaching Artist?

The Wallis was pleased to join with The Actors Fund to host a symposium – “The Creative Classroom:  An Arts Education Symposium for the Entertainment and Performing Arts Community” – August 4, 2018 in our Lovelace […]

Mark Slavkin profile in Voyage LA Magazine

I was pleased to share my personal story of my career path to The Wallis with our friends at Voyage LA.  Here’s the piece they shared on their website. – Mark Slavkin, Director of Education

Wallis Helps Launch Arts in Education Week

The Wallis was honored to be selected by Americans for the Arts to help launch National Arts in Education Week September 9-15, 2018.  Our Lovelace Studio Theater was the site for several presentations and a […]

Artists with Disabilities Belong on Broadway

More than inclusion, we believe artists with disabilities need to feel they truly belong at The Wallis.  We try to affirm this value in our key partnerships.  The Wallis is very proud to serve as […]

Using Theater to Prevent Senior Scams

This piece was contributed by Adrienne Omansky from the Stop Senior Scams acting program, one of our Community Partners at The Wallis. On March 7, 2018 I testified in Washington, DC before the United States […]

Summer Support

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission Internship Program has placed two valued student workers at The Wallis: Ashley Busenlener in Marketing & Communications and Adrian Gomez in the Education Department. Ashley and Adrian sat down […]