LITERACY THROUGH THEATER
The first event in the southland company outreach initiative is a collaboration with the educational non-profit Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA). Thursday, December 8th we will be a holding a Shakespeare workshop with HOLA, working with middle and high school students from local neighborhoods and using text from Shakespeare's As You Like It.
Literacy through Theater is our current educational outreach effort in Los Angeles. The program is dedicated to promote a shared value and appreciation for theater arts and literacy through classical storytelling.
For more information on Heart of Los Angeles and the various programs offered to youth in Los Angeles visit: http://heartofla.org
"In neighborhoods often overrun by poverty, crime and a feeling of hopelessness, Heart of Los Angeles invests in youth to build stronger and healthier communities. Heart of Los Angeles gives some of the city’s most vulnerable youth a chance to succeed in life."
HOLA provides underserved youth with free, exceptional programs in academics, arts and athletics within a nurturing environment, empowering them to develop their potential, pursue their education and strengthen their communities.