programs

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NEXT Commissions
The NEXT Commissions, a new play development initiative for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) playwrights, were created to amplify historically underrepresented voices and to broaden the scope of the classical theater canon. Through this program, writers will develop original, full-length works inspired by, or in response to, classic plays, historical events and figures...
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New Classics Initiative
Antaeus Theatre Company’s New Classics Initiative (NCI) nurtures new play development through our Playwrights Lab and NEXT Commissions. NCI exemplifies our commitment to broadening the scope of classical theater and supporting cultural equity and inclusion. As an artist-driven theater company, we believe in the power and importance of storytellers. They are the architects of culture...
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Playwrights Lab
About the Playwrights Lab Since 2014, The Antaeus Playwrights Lab has served as an incubator for developing new plays. We believe that the playwrights should have the creative freedom and feel empowered to drive their own artistic process to develop new plays. Writers with promising works in development may be offered the opportunity to have...
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Academy FAQs
What Is The Antaeus Academy? We believe that learning is a lifelong process. The mission of the Antaeus Academy is to provide classical training for professional artists from all backgrounds, whether they are veteran performers or just out of conservatory programs. Our classes give actors the opportunity to explore complex classical texts moderated by Los...
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Antaeus Academy
ANNOUNCEMENT: The Antaeus Academy is currently on hold while we work to safely reopen our building in February 2022. We will look to resume in-person classes later this year. Please sign up for our newsletter for more updates.  Click here New Student? All new students are required to audition before enrolling in a class. To...
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Antaeus Odyssey Artists' Workshop
Vision Our vision is a community where our youth have access to positive adult role models and programs as an alternative to incarceration and to recognize the “hero” potential that each possesses. Mission The Odyssey Artists’ Workshop is a creative writing and theater program for for those most in need of greater arts access in...
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Community Engagement
Community Engagement Philosophy As an anchor of the Downtown Glendale Arts and Entertainment District, Antaeus works to serve a population as diverse as the community in which we reside. Through strategic partnerships with local organizations, we aim to reach our community. Using our subsidized ticketing program, we aim to break down barriers that might keep...

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