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 […]

Cultivating Allies for Arts Education

This week we are hosting a musical theater intensive with our friends from Broadway Dreams. The week will culminate in a showcase performance in our Goldsmith Theater. While I know the show will be fantastic, […]

Veterans Return to The Wallis to Share Their Stories

On June 28 & 29, 2018 GRoW @ The Wallis will present performances by Veterans Empowerment Theatre (VET) in partnership with CRE Outreach, a local nonprofit dedicated to transforming lives through the power of creative […]

The Miracle Project: Playing It Forward

GRoW @ The Wallis is very proud to provide an artistic home for The Miracle Project, a performing arts program for young people with autism and all abilities.  On May 30, 2018 we presented highlights […]

Gaining Empathy Through The Arts

GRoW @ The Wallis is interested in both the artistic growth and the personal development of those we serve.  We are very proud to see students gain new skills and insights in the arts.  But […]

My Journey in the Theater

My Journey in the Theater By Michael Barajas Education Intern GRoW @ The Wallis I remember coming in on the first day. I was desperately trying to find the front entrance while I was attempting […]

Defining Quality in Our Work

I am fortunate to work in a performing arts center with a deep commitment to education and community engagement.  Throughout our season our two theaters are made available to showcase the work we do as […]

Jazz: Inviting The Next Generation

When I was a student at Overland Avenue Elementary School, the Hamilton High School jazz band came to perform in our school auditorium.  They played “In the Mood” and teased us with several “false endings” […]