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    Donor Spotlight – Lyn Spector

    As part of our ongoing series profiling the supporters who have made the work at A Noise Within possible, Director of Development Jim Miller spoke with Lyn Spector. Lyn is a former Board member and current member of our Planned Giving Bard’s Circle. We could think of no better person to make our Valentine’s Day…

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    Donor Spotlight – Sheila & Alan Lamson

    “This is home to us” – That is what Alan Lamson said to me when we started our conversation recently in the lobby of A NOISE WITHIN theatre. And it seemed true because, during my hour-long conversation with Sheila & Alan Lamson, we were interrupted several times by ANW’s Resident Artists who stopped to say…

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    What Does “Relaxed Performance” Mean?

    You might have heard us talk about our sensory-friendly relaxed performance of A Christmas Carol, but do you know what that actually means? How can you know if a relaxed performance is right for you and your family? Learn more from our Director of Education and Community Outreach, Alicia Green. What does sensory-friendly mean? Lights…

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    Patron Highlight: Westside Story with Ruth and Jim Dewar

    We talked to Ruth and Jim Dewar, longtime ANW patrons, about their dedication that spans from the 210 to the 10. Despite living a Californian’s definition of a million miles away, the Dewars keep coming back every season and we’re ever so happy to welcome them each time. Read how they make things work and…

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    Dinner on Stage 2018 Recap

    A Noise Within held its annual Dinner On Stage on Thursday, March 8, and raised over $117,000. The money goes to fund ANW’s Classics Live! Program, which brings the transformative experience of live theatre to over 16,000 students and teachers every year. Artistic Directors Geoff Elliott and Julia Rodriguez-Elliott and the Resident Artists joined patrons…

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    Trivia: ANW Artists Who Started as Students

    Look what we found! It’s a 2012 press clip from the Pasadena Sun about Summer With Shakespeare at A Noise Within. Look closer, and you’ll see a 12-year-old Seven Pierce-English getting into some mask work. Five years later, and Seven has grown up (as an artist, and in height)! In fact, you’ve seen him most recently on…

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    Bob Low: ‘I’m the Real Winner’ After Sponsoring ‘A Tale of Two Cities’

    Becoming a Production Sponsor is an incredibly special experience offered at A Noise Within. Not only does it help to underwrite the production costs of a play, it also creates a unique opportunity to see the power that classical theatre has to transform lives. Bob Low chose to sponsor A Tale of Two Cities in honor of his…

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    Fox 11 and Christine Devine visit A Christmas Carol

    We were delighted and honored to be able to bring Serena, a foster child and sophomore in high school, into our rehearsal space this December. We wish her the best in her dreams of becoming an actress and hope to see her again soon! Watch for more: See showtimes and book your tickets here!

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    Donor Spotlight: Dick Roberts, the Man Who Supported ‘Madwoman’

    The main intention was for me to learn more about what theatrical production involves…I don’t think there’s really another way to figure that out. I would imagine most of our donors don’t realize what goes into it. Becoming a Production Sponsor is an incredibly special experience offered at A Noise Within.  Not only does it…

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    Gearing Up for School With Educator Extravaganza!

    Our Educator Extravaganza kicked off the school year with a bang! Over 40 educators took part in a FREE, full-day event of professional development that included text-based workshops, acting workshops, movement workshops, a preview of our entire season performed by our incredible Resident Artists, and a carnival full of food and prizes! “The Educators’s Workshop on…

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