City Lights Theater Company of San José

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
City Lights Theater Company creates provocative live productions that engage, inspire, and challenge audiences and artists alike through innovative concepts, intimate staging, and uncompromising storytelling. Its six main-stage plays, produced in its 100-seat venue in downtown San Jose, reach more than 10,000 audience members per year. The company also maintains a Youth and Education Program featuring study guides, discounted tickets, and a summer youth conservatory. Recognized for its edgy artistic aesthetic, fiscal soundness, and innovative audience engagement strategies, a new grant to City Lights would enable it to continue to expand its reach into the South Bay’s cultural ecosystem.
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Post Office Box 720640, San Jose, CA, 95172, United States
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for general operating support  
City Lights Theater Company creates and presents live plays and musicals for audiences in San Jose, California. Each year, it offers six plays at its 108-seat facility, complemented by podcasts, concerts, youth engagement programs, and other community-focused events, reaching more than 12,000 people. This grant to City Lights aligns with the Performing Arts Program’s Communities strategy, helping to ensure that communities in Santa Clara County have access to live productions that engage, inspire, and challenge them.

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