A Christmas Carol with Charles Dickens

 Photo by Grettel Cortes

Photo by Grettel Cortes

Our Holiday Tradition!
December 6 - 23 
Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30
Sundays at 2:00 and select Sunday evenings
Tickets $25 - $35
Recommended for ages 8 and up.

Performed by David Melville with Kalean Ung
Directed by Melissa Chalsma


"Wittily engaging ... David Melville has honed the character of Dickens over more than a decade." - LA Times 

"Melville has an almost preternatural gift for wry understatement and comic timing." - LA Weekly

"Some of the best laughs to be found onstage." - Broadway World 

"Overflows with poetry and drama ... it simply must not be missed." - On Stage Los Angeles

Dr. Pinch’s Holiday Spectacular

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One night only!
December 15 at 7:30 (bar opens at 7:00)
Tickets $45 General, $75 VIP*
18 and over only

Our annual holiday vaudeville extraordinaire returns! Dr. Pinch and the Pinchtones welcome special guests for an evening of inappropriate comedy, swinging music, and a rousing round of hide the pickle. Kick up you heels, drown your sorrows, and get festive with us. Some nudity.

(*VIP tickets include reserved seating in the first three rows, complimentary beverages, a thoughtfully curated gift, and a serenade. Plus the warm feeling that comes with knowing that you paid more.)


iambic lab: new works and classical curiosities

February 2 - 16
Prices and times vary.

Our annual theater laboratory where we present new works, play readings, lectures, and classes. It’s two weeks of theater exploration! Events include:

  • Kiss the Book! Shakespeare's Fools & Drunks with David Melville
    An evening of wit and Elizabethan cocktails
    Saturday, February 2nd 2019 7:30 PM

  • Verse Speaking Studio
    Tuesday February 5th 2019 at 7:00 PM

  • Lucrece/Adonis based on Shakespeare’s narrative poems
    Adapted by Melissa Chalsma
    Friday, February 8th 2019 at 7:30 PM

  • Seven Devils and a French Nun
    Written and performed by Carine Montbertrand
    Saturday February 9th 2019 7:30 PM & Friday February 15th 2019 7:30 PM

  • C.3.3. : Oscar Wilde in Prison
    Written by Scott Carter
    A reading of a new play by the Executive Producer of Real Time with Bill Maher
    Sunday, February 10th 2019 2:00 PM & Sunday, February 17th 2019 2:00 PM

  • Shakespeare Performance Workshop
    Tuesday February 12th 2019 at 7:00 PM

  • Expressive Movement Masterclass
    With Carine Montbertrand
    Wednesday, February 13th 2019 7:00 PM

  • Knight of the Burning Pestle
    Written by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher, rather freely adapted by ISC
    Saturday, February 16th at 7:30PM

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Julius Caesar

March 15 - May 11*
Thursdays, Fridays, & Saturdays at 7:30; Sundays at 2:00
Tickets $25 - $35, Students $15
*No show on Sunday, April 21st

Just in time for the Ides of March, we’ll be presenting our first-ever production of Shakespeare’s great play of social upheaval and shifting allegiances.

Getting to the Studio:

We are located at the Atwater Arts + Innovation Complex in Atwater Village

3191 Casitas Ave. #130
Los Angeles, CA 90039

As of January 2018, our new Studio is located down the hall from our previous Studio space.

There is ample free parking in Lots P1 and P2. Street parking available evenings, check the signs for parking restrictions.



ADA ramps are located in P2.

To arrange a wheelchair accessible seating, please make a note on your reservation or contact us directly.

We're happy to answer your questions. Please contact Sabrina via email or call 818-710-6036.