City Lights Theater Company of San José

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Each year, City Lights Theater Company creates a season of six plays and musicals, a new play reading series, and summer youth conservatory at its 100-seat venue in San Jose. The organization reaches 10,000 people annually, 44 percent of whom are under the age of 45, as compared to the national average of 17 percent. Building on its strong reputation for inventive works, effective audience engagement strategies, and fiscal soundness, renewed funding will support the organization’s efforts to increase its financial and human capacity and offer its focused suite of programs for South Bay audiences.
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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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