by Watts Village Theater CompanyJune 27, 2012
Minority youth deliver acclaimed cutting edge productions through WVTC workshops
Los Angeles, CA – June 27, 2012 – The Watts Village Theater Company (WVTC) in an effort to raise $15,000 to provide next years 2013 Animo Locke Watts student school production has launched a crowd funding campaign through Razoo.com. The crowd-funding concept has been successfully used by independent filmmakers, musicians, micro businesses, and now a non-profit multi-cultural theater company in Watts for LA’s youth. Watts Village Theater Company has a $7000 company match through the Department of Cultural Affairs. The campaign will end on August 27 at 12:00 am.
Support the Power of the Arts
Since 1996, Watts Village Theater Company has been a leader in providing acting and theatrical performance workshops for underserved youth in Watts and South Los Angeles. We are a multicultural urban company that seeks to inspire and infuse our culturally diverse community with a tolerance for differences through the development and production of thought-provoking works such as "Meet Me @Metro" launching on August 25, 2012 and kicking off with our Meet Me @Metro: Uncovering LA’s Hidden Treasures VIP Gala Pre-show on Monday, August 6, 2012, at Traxx Restaurant in Union Station beginning at 6 pm (http://lahiddentreasures.eventbrite.com/).
Our nationally recognized arts education program will allow us to reach hundreds of students in South Los Angeles through our J.A.M Sessions presented by the Ford Theater Foundation, Summer Camp at the Watt Towers, and Shadow Puppet workshop.
When you donate to the Watts Village Theater Company you are helping support our thriving and innovative arts and education initiatives.
With your support, by attending this event you can continue to empower youth in the Watts’s community to express their voice through the arts and bring the community together. For further information contact Naheemah McMicheaux at Naheemah@wattsvillagetheatercompany.com or go to
About Watts Village Theater Company
Watts Village Theater Company (WVTC) is a multicultural urban company that seeks to inspire its community with an appreciation of all cultures through new works about contemporary social issues. Founded in 1996 by actor and Watts community activist Quentin Drew and actor/playwright Lynn Manning, WVTC produces and develops new plays by Los Angeles-based artists that address sociopolitical issues pertinent to Watts and the greater Los Angeles area, and promotes literacy and self-empowerment amongst the youth of Watts through internships, volunteer opportunities and education in the performing arts.
News Source: http://www.free-press-release.com/news-watts-village-theater-company-launches-crowd-funding-campaign-1340807994.html
Official Website: http://wattsvillagetheatercompany.org
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