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    A Christmas Carol Music Q&A with Robert Oriol

    The beloved holiday tradition of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol returns to A Noise Within for its 9th season this December. However, for this year’s production, the award-winning theatre composer and ANW Resident Artist Robert Oriol (he/him/his) has put his magical touch on the show by adding all-new music that will fill your heart with…

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    C. Raul Espinoza Q&A: Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

    C. Raul Espinoza (he/him/his) is a Theatrical Marketing Specialist with nearly 20 years of experience in the live entertainment industry and is the Community Engagement Liaison for A Noise Within’s 2021-2022 season. Learn about his journey from technology to theatre marketing and community bridge building in our Q&A! How did you get started on your…

  • Bridgette Ramirez

    Erika Soto Q&A: Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

    Erika Soto (she/her/hers) is a Resident Artist at A Noise Within who has blossomed as a performer since childhood, thanks to family, teachers, and mentors who have guided her along the way. Learn more about her life and how she started the path to her dream job as an actor! How did you get started…

  • Bridgette Ramirez

    Diana Yanez Q&A: Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

    Diana Yanez (she/her/hers) is an actor, comic, director, and writer who has been wearing all kinds of hats in the creative industry. You may recognize her as the creator and performer in Noise Now’s Latina Christmas Special – An American Comedy of Latina Proportions. Learn about how she got started on her journey and how she brought Latina Christmas Special to life in…

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    Seven Guitars Q&A with Gregg T. Daniel

    Gregg T. Daniel returns this fall to direct Seven Guitars, continuing A Noise Within’s exploration of August Wilson’s entire American Century Cycle. Learn more about his vision for the production. What attracted you to Seven Guitars?  There are a number of entry points into Seven Guitars which attracted me. Of course, the use of music…

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    ANW Lobby Redesign: Q&A with Kari Kroll & Francisco Chacin

    We have re-opened our doors for the 2021-2022 fall season at A Noise Within! As patrons return to the theater, they will be greeted with a new lobby to make them feel at home, courtesy of interior designer Francisco Chacin (he/him/his) and artist Kari Kroll (she/her/hers). Lobby renovations were funded by the Ahmanson Foundation, as part…

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    The Trojan War: Fact or Fiction?

    There is little historical documentation of the ancient Greek Bronze Age, and The Iliad and The Odyssey provide some of the only written records of a Trojan War between the people of Troy and an Achaean army occurring. Because Homer’s epics provide some of the only records of the war, there is still much dispute…

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    Meet Our New Board Members

    We are thrilled to announce that four members of the Los Angeles community will join our Board of Directors! Randi Tahara, Susan Toler Carr, Veralyn Jones, and Alan Blumenfeld bring a wide range of experience and expertise along with diverse perspectives to ANW as we enter the 30th Anniversary Season.  Producing Artistic Directors Geoff Elliott and Julia Rodriguez-Elliott said, “We are very excited to announce four new additions to our…

  • Bridgette Ramirez

    Pride Month: Q&A with Patrick Garcia

    Patrick Garcia is the Director of Performing Arts and Producing Artistic Director at Monrovia High School. He has been on the Board of A Noise Within since 2015 and has done numerous education programs with ANW. Read about his journey and experiences in theater and directing.   How did you get started on your career…

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