An oasis for those who love classic stories. Los Angeles Times

Mission & Values

A Noise Within, was named “one of the nation’s premier classical repertory companies” by The Huffington Post, and is a leading regional producer based in Pasadena, CA.  ANW’s award-winning resident company practices a rotating repertory model at their state-of-the-art, 324-seat performing space. This venue, established in 2011, has allowed ANW to expand its audience, surpassing its previous box office and attendance records each year. In addition to producing world-class performances of classical theatre, the organization runs robust education programs committed to inspiring diverse audiences of all ages. Helmed by Producing Artistic Directors Geoff Elliott and Julia Rodriguez-Elliott, who hold MFAs from San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theatre, A Noise Within truly delivers CLASSIC THEATRE, MODERN MAGIC.


A Noise Within is a 501(c)(3) organization with tax identification number 95-4443878.




Top Row (L-R): Photo by Craig Schwartz, Pictured: Donnla Hughes; Photo by Craig Schwartz, Pictured: Jules Willcox (foreground) and Kelly Ehlert, Abigail Marks, Jessie Losch (background); Photo by Shawn Harris

Bottom Row (L-R): Archival; Photo by Christopher Alvarez; Photo by Fred Vicarel