our mission

The Young Shakespeareans' mission

is to empower 4-8th grade children

in underserved communities.

We partner with public schools to provide

challenging after-school programs that alchemize life-skills and academics

with the magic of theatre

to inspire the conviction

“IF I CAN DO SHAKESPEARE, I CAN DO ANYTHING!”.

our program

and

teaching artists

ALISON
KORMAN
Executive Director
Founder

HEIDI

RHODES

Program

Manager

ALEXIS

CARRIE 

Costume Design

ARIEL

HART 

Performance

CAMILLA

HAITH 

Costume Design

CAROLINE SIMONE O'BRIEN

Performance

HENRY

WEBSTER 

Sound Design

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MARY ELIZABETH CAVERLY

Performance

CARRIE

GIBSON

Performance

JANICE ROBINSON

Performance

MATT MORRISON

Performance

ELSA

RINDE

Scenic Design

MADI GOFF

Technical Direction

NED

MOCHEL

Stage Combat

OUR LAUSD PARTNERS

Nevin Avenue Elementary School

West Vernon Avenue Elementary School

John Adams Middle School

Dr. FRANCES VALADEZ
Principal
SO
SUNGWAN
Liaison Teacher
 GABRIEL 
ARREGUIN
Principal
CRISTIN
BARBU
Magnet Coord.
RACHAEL SAWYER
Principal
KAREN
LARA
Liaison Teacher
CARLOS
GONZALEZ
District Manager
Dr. DENISE PRATT
District Manager

OUR advisory COUNCIL

CRISTIN
BARBU
JERRY GONZALES II
Dr. JULIO
HANSON
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JANET
LOEB
SO
SUNGWAN

OUR FISCAL SPONSOR

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a 501(c)(3) non-profit and tax-exempt U.S. corporation, ID 95-4302067.

All contributions are acknowledged and tax deductible to the full extent of the law.