Hermosa Arts Foundation Achievements

ACHIEVEMENTS:

New Basketball Court floor in the gym

Commissioned the Art Deco Society of LA to help select exterior paint color & design for the Community Center in keeping with the building’s historical significance

Scholarships to enable teens to participate in the Shakespeare program with Kings & Clowns in Training

Scholarships to enable children to participate in the City of Hermosa Beach Youth Theatre

Successfully lobbied the City of Hermosa beach for a new Theatre Marquee

Through fundraising efforts, purchased a desperately needed sound system for the community center

Inviting the Ovation award-winning Civic Light Opera to produce a season of plays at the Hermosa Beach Playhouse. Now in its third successful season.

Sponsored a children’s theatre Summer program and Steven Sondheim’s “Into The Woods” by the community-based Hermosa Beach Players

Successfully lobbied to establish a community-based outreach program at the new Pier Avenue 2nd Story Theatre to feature works by local playrights, poets, musicians and a Saturday morning “hands-on” puppet show for young children.

THE FUTURE:

Our wish list for the future includes (but is not limited to!) new windows for the Community Center, youth and teen scholarships for city programs, imprd walkways, stairways, bathrooms and landscaping, and patio furniture for Easter Seals Participants and ARC.

Post Author: Ray Gonzales