Knights of Indulgence Theatre (dba Imaginists Theatre) explores the intersection of arts, activism and community by re-thinking how theater engages its community, diverse in background, ethnicity, age, and socio-economic status. The company reaches more than 6,000 audience members through its regular season productions in its storefront performance space in downtown Santa Rosa, as well as through site-specific, bilingual, youth, classic, and original works, including the annual free bicycle touring show, El Arte es Medicina/Art Is Medicine. Renewed support would enable the Imaginists to continue to deepen its focus on education through after-school programming, school residencies, and theater arts training for college level and adults.
About the Grantee
461 Sebastopol Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA, 95401-8502, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support
The Knights of Indulgence Theatre (The Imaginists Theatre Collective) (Santa Rosa, CA) – GOS; $30,000/3; 8% of organizational budget The Imaginists Theatre Collective (ITC) creates original theatre experiences for and with a growing audience comprised of a population diverse in background, ethnicity, age and socio-economic status. For the past eight years, three in a storefront performance space in downtown Santa Rosa, ITC has produced nine productions per year, reaching 3,000 audience members through site-specific, community-based, bilingual, youth, classic and original works that consistently push at the limits and possibilities of theatre, including the annual free bicycle touring show El Arte es Medicina/ Art is Medicine. Hewlett support will enable ITC to focus its efforts in three distinct areas: human resources (paying staff and artists, training artists), financial stability (board, staff and organizational development), and visibility (expanding the audience base).