EST/LA, located at Atwater Village Theatre, acknowledges our presence on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded homelands of the Tongva, Chumash, and Kizh people, who resided here and stewarded this land before the city of Los Angeles was formed, and are still living here among us today.
At EST/LA, we actively welcome diverse perspectives and lived experiences. We pledge to defend our creative space, our members, guest artists and the communities we serve against racism, sexism, ageism, anti-semitism, homophobia, transphobia, ableism, classism, misogyny, shame and harmful systems.
Join our return to live theatre with the second week of
EST/LA’s signature new play reading festival will continue
both in-person and digitally
Thursday, March 3 – Sunday, March 6
All shows are just $15 suggested donation.
Seating is limited!
For the full lineup of plays and to RSVP, click below.
Announcing our second project that is part of our collaborative community partnership with USC's Warrior Bard Program:
The Hecuba Project
an interactive exploration of the Greek Tragedy "Hecuba" performed and discussed by an all U. S. Veteran cast.
Please explore both The Hecuba Project and The Ajax Project as part of our L. A. Projects series:
Please click below to support these powerful projects:
In Search of A P-I-G (a comic space soap opera in six episodes) opens this week:
The first two episodes of this fantastic project produced in association with EST/LA and features the work of 25 EST/LA writers, directors, designers, filmmakers, musicians and actors!
Follow the adventures of Captain Dakota James and her gallant crew as they set out on the most dangerous mission humankind has ever set out on.
Go to: Vimeo.com/ondemand/apig to order the series. ($5 per episode; $25 for the entire series.)
Short plays, songs, comedy, spoken word and more!
Check out the fun we've been having at our weekly company Happy Hours!
If you are in the position to donate, please consider giving to EST/LA today. Your generous gift will help offset the losses of revenue caused by delayed productions and programming sponsorships during this time.
Please take care of yourselves, stay well, and we’ll see you soon at the theatre!