VolunteerMatch Disaster Alert Center

alert
Hawaii is dealing with the terrible impact of fires. Read our blog to find out what you can do to help support natural disaster relief.
Read More

THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE

Cause Area

  • Arts & Culture
  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy

Location

1231B GOOD HOPE RD SEWASHINGTON, DC 20020 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The Essential Theatre is a non-profit, professional theatre dedicated, but not limited to producing theatre reflective of the African-American experience that explores and celebrates America's rich, diverse cultural landscape. Paramount to the company’s mission is the implementation of programs for youth in Washington , DC 's metropolitan area that promotes interdisciplinary education and positive levels of self esteem. Founded in 1989, the company hosts a play development program, The Essential Theatre’s New Play Reading Series, the Children’s Program in Public Schools and the Women’s Works Program. The company also maintains a relationship with area Social Services programs in an effort to provide job training opportunities.

Description

Professional theatre company; develops new plays, offers public engagement and community-based cultural enrichment programs for Washington, DC, Metropolitan area youth that promotes interdisciplinary education.

Reviews

Would you recommend THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE?
0 reviews Write a review

Report this organization