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Join The Breath Project

Cornerstone Theater Company is honored to be a partner on The Breath Project to create an archive of 8 minute and 46 second works of live theater from multidisciplinary theater artists of color who are responding to this moment in history. The Breath Project, led by Artistic Director and Co-Founder, Gamal Abdel Chasten (founding member…

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Remembering Jiddu

15 years ago, on June 2, 2005, Cornerstone opened A LONG BRIDGE OVER DEEP WATERS, by James Still, onstage at the Ford Amphitheatre. This play had a gorgeous cast of 62 people and was culminating bridge show of Cornerstone’s Faith-based Cycle.   In marking the occasion today we also honor our dear friend and colleague,…

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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter. We call for justice for George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, David McAtee and the many other lives stolen from our communities. White supremacy is an insidious evil that permeates the cultural framework of America and we have to work to cleanse ourselves of it daily through action. Through protest. Through…

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Highland Park Community Story Circles

Join us for an online Story Circle! ¡Acompañe a la Compañía de Teatro Cornerstone a un Círculo de Historias Virtual!     Share & hear stories & experiences of Highland Park past & present. Comparta y escuche historias y experiencias del pasado y el presente de Highland Park. Highland Park community members are invited to participate in a…

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Keep Cornerstone Working in Communities

Dear Cornerstone circles of friends and collaborators! Tuesday, May 5th is #GivingTuesdayNow and we hope you’ll consider making a donation to support Cornerstone. We were working with residents in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Highland Park and with the Indigenous communities of South Dakota when the pandemic made it impossible to continue our in-depth engagement of…

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Remembering Kerry English

We are heartbroken at the passing of friend and former board member Dr. Kerry English. A pediatrician in South Los Angeles for forty years, Kerry made almost a second career of going to the theater. Not just going to the theater, but going to the theater every night, and going to every theater, and every…

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Remembering Diane Rodriguez

Diane exuded community:  she was attracted to community, cultivated community, advocated for community, celebrated community and LOVED community.   She understood the value of gathering people together to strengthen voice and magnify power.  Her spirited drive to connect inspired us to focus our collective efforts on bettering our world through both deepening our roots and aspiring…

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Make An Impact – Support Cornerstone Today

As members of our always growing Cornerstone family, you know that the work we do makes a huge difference in the lives of the people and the communities with whom we create unforgettable, life affirming theater. We hope you will take this opportunity to support our work by donating to our annual fundraising campaign. Just…

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