Grantee Database

TEADA PRODUCTIONS

Application ID

PRJ-21A-17413

Application Type

Impact Projects

Approved Grant Amount

19000

Project Description

TeAda is a nomadic theater of color, rooted in the stories of immigrants and refugees. A pioneer in social justice theater, TeAda has developed multiple programs and theater productions that seek to empower communities of color.

TeAda Productions’ mission is to honor the displaced, exploited, and overlooked, by fostering opportunities for healing through artistic expression and community building. TeAda’s artistic process starts with conscious listening of the intimate experiences of the people, then documenting the stories. The stories culminate in performances and workshops reflective of these communities’ realities, offering transformative acts of service that have a positive rippling impact throughout the most vulnerable and neediest.

TeAda Productions’ purpose is to enrich the lives of underserved communities and support artists of color. TeAda supports emerging and mid-career artists of color through artist exchanges, supporting national level networking, ongoing ensemble building and training.

TeAda educates the general public about the issues facing underserved communities by offering community-based workshops, master classes, forums, staged readings, and by presenting and touring innovative performances, both locally and nationally in traditional and nontraditional venues. TeAda has a long history of working in collaboration with other community based organizations. Past partners include: Program for Torture Victims, UCLA Labor Center, Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance and Pilipino Workers.

TeAda is a founding member of the Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists (CAATA) and host of the National Asian American Theater Conference and Festival (CONFEST) to be held in Hawai’i in 2022. A co-host of the National Asian American Theater Conference & Festival (CONFEST) in Los Angeles in 2011, at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2016, and in Chicago in 2018. TeAda is active in national dialogues through participation in convenings of the Network of Ensemble Theaters (NET), National Performance Network (NPN), and Theater Communication Group (TCG).

Organization Summary

TeAda is a nomadic theater of color, rooted in the stories of immigrants and refugees. A pioneer in social justice theater, TeAda has developed multiple programs and theater productions that seek to empower communities of color.

TeAda Productions’ mission is to honor the displaced, exploited, and overlooked, by fostering opportunities for healing through artistic expression and community building. TeAda’s artistic process starts with conscious listening of the intimate experiences of the people, then documenting the stories. The stories culminate in performances and workshops reflective of these communities’ realities, offering transformative acts of service that have a positive rippling impact throughout the most vulnerable and neediest.

TeAda Productions’ purpose is to enrich the lives of underserved communities and support artists of color. TeAda supports emerging and mid-career artists of color through artist exchanges, supporting national level networking, ongoing ensemble building and training.

TeAda educates the general public about the issues facing underserved communities by offering community-based workshops, master classes, forums, staged readings, and by presenting and touring innovative performances, both locally and nationally in traditional and nontraditional venues. TeAda has a long history of working in collaboration with other community based organizations. Past partners include: Program for Torture Victims, UCLA Labor Center, Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance and Pilipino Workers.

TeAda is a founding member of the Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists (CAATA) and host of the National Asian American Theater Conference and Festival (CONFEST) to be held in Hawai’i in 2022. A co-host of the National Asian American Theater Conference & Festival (CONFEST) in Los Angeles in 2011, at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2016, and in Chicago in 2018. TeAda is active in national dialogues through participation in convenings of the Network of Ensemble Theaters (NET), National Performance Network (NPN), and Theater Communication Group (TCG).

Organization

TEADA PRODUCTIONS

Address

3415 S. Sepulveda Suite 1110

Los Angeles

Phone

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