From a wire hanger violin to playing in the Goldsmith: Artem Diaz Kolesov Fominyx

Artem Diaz Kolesov Fominyx, the Inaugural Grauman Fellow at The Wallis, speaks about his journey with the violin, how his family used to scrap for money to pay for his lessons, and the importance that […]

BODYTRAFFIC Marks the Return Of Full Capacity Student Matinees at the Wallis!

On Friday, October 21st hundreds of eager students, grades 3–12, and their fearless educators from Crossroads School, Blue Ridge Homeschool, CHAMPS Charter High School of the Arts, Harvard Westlake Middle & Upper School, Beverly Vista […]

The Wallis Commissions WORLD PREMIERE of Aeryn Santillan’s “withdraw”

JOHNNY GANDELSMAN: THIS IS AMERICAThursday, May 19 at 8:00 PMLovelace Studio Theater @ The Wallis This is America features 22 new works for solo violin, all created in 2020 by composers that reflect our nation’s […]


Leading up to MUSE/IQUE’s debut concert at The Wallis, we spoke with the ensemble’s Artistic Director and Conductor Rachael Worby. Get Rachael’s inside take on music curation, the lore of Sunset Boulevard, and L.A. as the […]

In Loving Memory of Paul Selwyn

To Our Beloved Wallis Friends, It is with a deep well of gratitude that we at The Wallis remember the life of esteemed philanthropist, husband, father, community leader, and Founding President of the Wallis Annenberg […]

In Loving Remembrance of Jacqueline Avant

December 3, 2021 Dearest Friends,   We at the Wallis Annenberg Center for The Performing Arts are stunned and devastated by the tragic and untimely loss of beloved Wallis Board of Directors and Education Committee member, […]

The Wallis Receives $1 Million Dollar Gift to The Wallis’ Arts Education and Outreach Programs from Gregory Annenberg Weingarten

On the heels of reopening with its 2021/2022 Season, the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts is thrilled to announce a $1 million-dollar leadership gift from Gregory Annenberg Weingarten through GRoW @ Annenberg, a philanthropic initiative […]

Sing for Hope Piano by Judi Donin & The Miracle Project

The Wallis was blessed to have our very own Beyond Words alum, Judi Donin, in partnership with a volunteer student from The Miracle Project, paint the Sing for Hope piano that will live at the theater.