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HIGHLIGHTS

2015 Skylight Theatre Company

For the first-time Skylight moves one of its world premiere productions to a large theatre in Los Angeles and an Equity contract.

Awarded the Steinberg/National Theatre Critics Association Citation for DONTRELL, WHO KISSED THE SEA by Nathan Alan Davis

Attendance increased more than 17% over the previous year

Skylight Salutes Ed Asner in its second major fundraiser

First participation in a National New Play Rolling World Premiere

 Skylight's PlayLab workshop format is "borrowed" by Humanitas/CTG to be the structure for their new Los Angeles playwriting program

2014 Skylight Theatre Company

Skylight wins 4 Ovation Awards, most of any intimate theatre for THE WRONG MAN and PRAY TO BALL

PlayLab resident writer, Sigrid Gilmer is awarded the prestigious 2014 USA Ford Fellowship for theatre

National Dramatist Magazine cites Skylight Theatre Company as a "powerhouse of new play development"

unAUTHORized young adult play writing workshop begins

2013 Skylight Theatre Company First international collaboration with York Theatre Royal Theatre (UK) and Rogue Machine Theatre on TOMORROW by Donald Freed

Three of the four world premiere plays make LA Weekly's Top Ten Plays of the Year with YEARS TO THE DAY taking top honors

Skylight Salutes TERRENCE MCNALLY in it's first major fundraiser

PlayLab membership applications jump by 50%, 90 applicants for just 7 available new writer positions

THE LYRIC PROJECT begins with seed funding by ASCAP Foundation

Skylight becomes a member of the National New Play Network (NNPN)

2012 Skylight Theatre Company TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES 1992, a workshop production commemorating the 20th anniversary of the LA riots, performs to standing room only crowds and receives international media attention, launching the underGround mentoring program

First LAb WORKS play festival of new works by Skylight's resident playwrights

First resident PlayLab writer's work is produced. FOCUS GROUP PLAY moves from the LAb Works festival right into production

2011 Skylight TheatreSKYLIGHT IS REBORN

 INKubator Play & Artist Development Program established

Play Reading Series begins
PlayLab resident writers program is relaunched with Shem Bitterman at the helm
SoloMojo solo performance workshop established

First production developed by Skylight, MAD WOMEN - a solo performance work with writer/performer John Fleck moves to New York's La Mama Theatre and wins LA Weekly Award


HERMETICALLY SEALED by Kathy Graf - first multi-actor play developed out of INKubator's Play Reading Series is nominated for multiple awards and makes LA Times list of Best Theatrical Experience for 2011

2015 Events

Disconnection
Dontrell, Who Kissed The Sea
El Grande CIRCUS de Coca-Cola
I See You Made An Effort
Prison Boxing
Cabaret Noel
Spirits, Anyone?
Dog Sees God - workshop
Lyric Project in Concert
LAb WORKS 2015 Play Festival
Play Reading Series 2015
Alimento 2015
SoloMojo
We Laid Our Bodies Down - World AIDS Day
Skylight Salutes Ed Asner

2014 Events

Bulrusher
Pray To Ball
Reasons To Live (coproduction)
The Sexual Life of Savages
The Wrong Man
Bang, Bang - workshop
Lyric Project in Concert
Introductions - workshop
Piano Recital 2014, Alan Barton
Places
Play Reading Series 2014
SoloMojo
unAUTHORized
Alimento 2014

2013 Events

Focus Group Play
Open House
Sexsting
Tomorrow (coproduction)
Years To The Day
Occupied - workshop
Rent Unplugged - workshop
LAb WORKS 2013 Play Festival
Play Reading Series 2013
Alimento 2013
Skylight Salutes Terrence McNally

2012 Events

A Child Left Behind
Beautified
Black Women: State of the Union
Focus Group Play
I Am Chrissie
In Heat In Hollywood
Special Delivery
The Yellow House
Twilight: Los Angeles 1992 - workshop
Such A Pretty Face - workshop
The Wooden Lamb - workshop
Them There Guys - workshop
LAb WORKS 2012 Play Festival
Piano Recital 2012, Alan Barton
Play Reading Series 2012
Alimento 2012
World AIDS Day

2011 Events

A Death In Colombia
Cologne
Hermetically Sealed
Mad Women
Mutant Olive
Unmasked
My Child: Mothers of War - workshop
New Voices Play Festival
Play Reading Series 2011
SoloMojo
Alimento 2011