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Happy 35th Birthday

We’re celebrating 35 years of Cornerstone Theater Company❗️ Especially appreciating 🚐the founding members who got in the van and began this long journey, ☀️ especially Lynn & Peter, 🏆the many staff colleagues over the years digging into the challenges of producing projects with the unpredictable factor of authentically centering community members who are often first-time…

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The D/N/Lakota Project Book Club

As Cornerstone Theater Company prepare to visit South Dakota this summer for The D/N/Lakota Project, we’re reading David Heska Wanbli Weiden’s acclaimed novel Winter Counts, a thriller set on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota. We invite you to read the book and join us on June 17th at 5:30PM PT (on Zoom) for…

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Online Intensive June 14 – 18, 2021

Join in conversation and creative practice with Cornerstone Theater Co. & other folks interested in centering community stories onstage. Cornerstone Theater’s Intensive is designed for anyone interested in making community-engaged theater (or other art): artists, educators, organizers, and curious others. Learn about Cornerstone’s unique methodology for making new plays with and about communities. This workshop…

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What’s Up With Cornerstone?

2021 has been a busy year so far and we’ve got a lot more coming up. Here are a few of the projects and programs we are working on: March – August 2020: Performing Our Stories/Transformative Arts A correspondence and creative journaling process with participants in the Wasco State Prison culminating in an illustrated radio…

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Finding Strength In Community

As this year of unprecedented challenges comes to a close, we are grateful to you, and for the strength we’ve found in many communities. Connecting with so many of you, whether through postcards, phone calls, emails, or social media, has been heartwarming and inspiring, and keeps us going. Cornerstone is resilient, adaptable and creative, but…

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THE BREATH PROJECT FESTIVAL OCTOBER 24 & 25

The Breath Project’s Virtual Fall Festival features a selection of the 8-minute-and-46-second theatrical works, all created by BIPOC artists, that exist on TBP Archive. The artists who submitted pieces to this living time capsule have striven to capture something of this moment in history. Each performance of the Festival will feature different pieces from the Archive, as…

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