Berkeley Repertory Theatre produces ambitious new and classic plays and attracts 160,000 patrons annually. A local arts leader with a national reputation, it earned six Tony nominations in 2010. Renewed operating support would enable Berkeley Rep to stage challenging work at the highest professional level and deepen its commitment to cultivating an interest in the arts among schoolchildren in dozens of Bay Area schools, students in its youth theater programs, and increasing numbers of audience members under the age of thirty.
About the Grantee
999 Harrison Street, Berkeley, CA, 94710, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support
Berkeley Repertory Theatre is a highly regarded regional theater known for its ambitious and contemporary productions. Its mainstage performances attract nearly 200,000 people each year. In addition, its year-round School of Theatre, center for the development of new plays, and youth education programs provide a variety of meaningful engagement opportunities for students and adults alike. Support for Berkeley Repertory Theatre aligns with the Performing Arts Program’s Communities strategy.