ISC Calendar of Events

 

EVENT: Reception for festival guest director Matthew Earnest at Eduardo’s home

 

Matthew Earnest is directing this summer’s The Tempest. He began as an assistant to Lee Brauer at Mabou Mines and then for Adrian Hall, while also creating his own work. An internationally recognized director (international tours of his productions and his original works, associate artist at Germany’s English Theater Berlin), his physical and inventive style is an excellent fit for The Tempest. Matthew resides in New York.

DATE: Saturday, February 20

LOCATION: At the home of Eduardo Braniff

OPPORTUNITIES PRESENTED:

  • Friendraising
  • To introduce key friends to this internationally recognized director and some of the cast
  • To build excitement for this summer’s Festival

WHAT MAKES IT GREAT: 

  • Opportunity to meet this internationally recognized director  and learn of his vision for this summer’s The Tempest
  • Board member cultivation opportunity

WHAT’S REQUIRED:

  • All board directors are invited
  • ISC will create a special invitation - please give Marisa your guestlist by Friday,  January 22 for a save the date; additions can be made through Friday, February 12

EVENT: Othello Opening Night

DATE: Saturday, March 26 at 7:30pm

LOCATION: Independent Studio

OPPORTUNITIES PRESENTED:

  • Fundraising
  • 10 prime seats will be reserved for board guests who donate $200+

WHAT MAKES IT GREAT:

  • Performance & reception following
  • See ISC doing what we do best!

WHAT’S REQUIRED

  • Staff will create board invitations for you to forward with a special link

EVENT: Othello performances

DATE: March 19 - May 7

LOCATION: ISC Studio

OPPORTUNITY PRESENTED:

  • Introduce people to the Studio and to what we do best

WHAT’S REQUIRED:

  • Purchase tickets in advance
  • Let Marisa know if you are attending with special guests, or sending special people to the performance.

EVENT: Shakespeare Day at The Huntington (ISC presents scenes from A Midsummer Night’ Dream in concordance with other Shakespeare events by other organizations)

DATE: Saturday, April 16 (time TBD)

WHAT MAKES IT GREAT:

  • Outdoors at the beautiful Huntington Gardens in San Marino
  • A lovely experience – you’ll follow (or you can dip in and out) as scenes move and take place in different areas of the gardens

WHAT’S REQUIRED

  • Entrance fee to The Huntington, Adults $25, Students $21 (members are free)
  • Sunscreen!

EVENT: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Retold)

LOCATION: Mark Taper Auditorium at the Central Library

DATE: Sunday, May 15 at 2pm

OPPORTUNITY PRESENTED:

  • Friendraising
  • To strengthen this new ISC partnership. We feel great alignment with the LA Public Library and their mission of access to literature and great works.
  • This further positions ISC an organization that serves Los Angeles

WHAT MAKES IT GREAT:

  • This is a new ISC partnership with the LA Public Library, who received a grant from National Endowment for the Humanities
  • At the downtown Central Library

WHAT’S REQUIRED

  • Advance reservations (details TBD)

EVENT: Othello at The Huntington

DATE: May 19 at 7:30pm

OPPORTUNITY PRESENTED

  • Friendraising, particularly if you’d like to invite folks who might not be physically comfortable at Griffith Park or the Studio. This is a very comfortable theater with seating, easy access to parking, etc.

WHAT MAKES IT GREAT:

  • At the beautiful Rothenberg Hall, their new performance venue

WHAT’S REQUIRED

  • Tickets can be purchased directly from The Huntington (link is forthcoming), although with advance notice we can provide comps (contact Melissa, please for those.)