During this challenging time, The Wallis is here to deliver the best artistic content so that we can stay connected and keep your spirits bright. We look forward to bringing our Wallis Community together when the time is right and we can safely proceed with our performances. Please take good care of and your health, and enjoy the content below! Also, be sure to follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for the latest updates and announcements.
On September 26, join The Ford for Solidarity for Sanctuary, and learn how to harness your voice in the fight for justice. This Ford Digital Festival brings together artists and public figures in music and activism to elevate the conversation around voting, immigration, and Black and Brown solidarity.
Watch pianist Inon Barnatan perform Schubert's Piano Sonata in B flat.
Ory Shihor conducted a virtual piano masterclass with four gifted students for the Music Teachers’ Association of California (MTAC) Virtual Convention (Program: Bach, Haydn, Liszt, and more). In addition, Ory gave two live lectures for piano teachers, students, and parents. All of the classes are accessible on The MTAC Convention website for FREE.
Watch Inna Faliks' piano livestreams every Friday at 7:00pm PDT.
LA Opera Connects invites you to explore many new online programs, classes and performances.
Delirium Musicum put together a short video, recorded on three continents by the ensemble's quarantined musicians.
The Broad Stage launched a series of livestreamed performances, interviews and archival footage.
Watch Open Your Eyes: Lula Washington Dance Theatre on KCET's Artbound series. For Lula and Erwin Washington, the Lula Washington Dance Theatre is more than just a building or studio. It's a beacon of black ownership, a means in which to share a powerful message about race and society, and a necessary part of their community. The University of California, Los Angeles was where they started their revolution, and their partnership has kept their business and message strong over decades of work. Through years of collaboration, the duo has displayed dance not only as their art, but their activism.
The film PARKEDdocuments a drive-in dance performance held on May 16, 2020 in Los Angeles. Produced and performed by Jacob Jonas The Company, PARKED features live music by Anibal Sandoval. The film, directed by Ivan Cash and Daniel Addelson, hopes to inspire viewers to reimagine how societal restrictions and limitations can be used as a bedrock for creativity.
L.A. Dance Project Digital is a new digital platform that delivers dance-driven daily workouts, in depth interviews with leading dance professionals, discussions with experts on physical therapy, nutrition, dance photography, and so much more, directly into your living room.
The Wallis is thrilled to present the award-winning musical production of Romantics Anonymous for its digital U.S. Premiere following the cancellation of the production's U.S. Tour launch at The Wallis earlier this season. The story unfolds when Angélique, a gifted chocolate maker crippled by social anxiety, takes a job in Jean-René’s struggling chocolate factory and a fragile love affair is sparked. Written and directed by Emma Rice (Wise Children, Brief Encounter, Malory Towers).
L.A. Theatre Works' mission is to record and preserve great performances of important stage plays, using new technology to make world-class theatre accessible to the widest possible audience, and to expand the use of theatre as a teaching tool. Get access to their catalog of over 500 plays on audio.
Calling all actors, audience members, and everyone in between: TomorrowTix has a class for you. The best part? Your teachers include Tony winners, Emmy nominees, and Beyoncé’s choreographer (yes, that Beyoncé). Step up your TikTok and Instagram game, perfect your puppeteering skills, or prepare for that big audition. We’ll see you when class is in session.
"The Pack Podcast" is a new comedy series featuring Wallis Alums such as Sherri Shepherd, Renee Taylor, and Laraine Newman. Other comics featured are Cheryl Hines, Cecily Strong, Blair Underwood, and more. New episodes are added every Thursday.
Catch IMPRO THEATRE 's brilliant and completely improvised plays available via live stream.
With Story Pirates' after-school programming, kids can reconnect with their own creativity and imagination, driving a new kind of fun and learning you won't get anywhere else. Fall registration opens very soon, and space is limited! They’ve announced all of our class topics and the schedule, and you can join their interest list now. Also, every Friday, Story Pirates will host a virtual improv comedy show for Creator Club families.
Inna Faliks' livestream piano Pajama Kids Edition features special guests, poetry readings, and more on Fridays at 9:30am PDT.
Fictionville Studio has released the award-winning Feathers of Fire on Vimeo. The Wallis presented this brilliant piece of theater for families and children two seasons ago.
Creating a Character: The Moni Yakim Legacy is available now through Virtual Cinemas! The new documentary takes you inside the rehearsal room with legendary movement guru Moni Yakim, one of the founders of Juilliard's Drama Division who has taught generations of theater icons from Patti LuPone, to Alex Sharp. The Hollywood Reporter calls it "a must-see for anyone interested in acting & the theater."