Cornerstone Theater Company

30th Anniversary


It all began on June 30, 1986, when Cornerstone’s founding members climbed into a big blue van with a dream of beginning a series of residencies in communities around the country. Over the years, stories of challenges and triumphs were shared in unexpected places, and laughter, tears and wonderful art have left communities uplifted and changed. Today, thanks to the generous support of donors like you, Cornerstone is able to celebrate 30 years of making new plays with and about communities.

In the past three decades, Cornerstone has become known as an intersection of art and social justice, creating beautiful and entertaining theater through the exploration of vital issues while encouraging dialogue and healing through its unique methodology. As a recognized leader in community-engaged theater both nationally and internationally, we believe that theater has the power to transform communities and change the world. In a time of uncertainty, Cornerstone brings hope, possibility and conversation through its art-making, while bridging and bonding communities throughout California and beyond.

Today, we ask you to join us as we enter an exciting new chapter in Cornerstone’s history by making a stretch gift in support of Cornerstone’s 30th Anniversary Funds campaign. This gift toward our 30th will give us the opportunity to grow while ensuring Cornerstone’s longevity by supporting our core areas of focus: ART, HOME, and GROWTH. The core areas, detailed on the next page, directly align with our new strategic plan and vision for the future. Learn more about our vision for HOME in the LA2050 Community Space Video below and read about ART, HOME and GROWTH in the VISION FOR THE FUTURE below. CLICK HERE to find out the impact of your donation.