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The Wallis is pleased to offer an opportunity for youth ages 12-18 to become a Student Arts Reporter. This program is designed for students interested in the arts and journalism or critical writing. The Wallis is proud to partner with the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle to help mentor students to view productions with a critical eye and write reviews for selected Wallis performances throughout the season. Student’s reviews will be published on The Wallis website. The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle will hold several interactive sessions to help guide student reporters throughout the season.

Participating students will be expected to review at least three shows per season in at least two genres (theater, dance and/or music)
Included in the program:
  • Introductory class taught by members of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle as well as several interactive sessions during the season

  • Laminated press pass 

  • Press kits for shows students will review

  • Wallis notebook 

  • Two tickets per reporter for each performance they review

There is a one-time administrative fee of $50. The Wallis is pleased to offer scholarships to students who need financial assistance.

Read student reviews here.

For more information please contact Debra Pasquerette, Manager of Community Engagement at

To apply, please fill out the form below.