Resources for Theatre Makers Amidst COVID-19

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We know that for our Los Angeles theatre community, cancelling and postponing shows, gigs, and events can have a major impact on the finances and wellbeing of individuals artists and companies. We’ve compiled some resources to help support our theatre community in response to recent COVID-19 developments.

Please note that this is an ever-growing list. If you have resources to share, please send them to Courtney Clark, Thank you!


General Info/Knowledge

Californians for the Arts COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Freelance Artist Resources

Event Safety Alliance – Webinar: Prepare Your Organization for the Coronavirus Disease Outbreak

TCG Coronavirus Preparedness Webinar

Creative Capital’s List of Artist Resources During the COVID-19 Outbreak


Emergency Funds

LA Department of Cultural Affairs – Arts Emergency Relief Fund

Emergency Funds – Women Arts


Employment Related

Employment Development Department for the State of CA

Paid Family Leave

Income taxes & cancelled gigs

Loss income calculator


Remote work


Voice 123





Performing Arts Alliance – Advocacy

Tell Congress to Include Displaced Entertainment Workers in Relief Package

Californians for the Arts Letter Writing Campaign – Letter Template: Artists and Arts Non-profits Need Access to COVID-19 Relief



Actors Fun – Mental Health

COVID19 Effect Preparation Worksheet



Teaching Theatre Online: A Shift in Pedagogy Amidst Coronavirus Outbreak

Canvas Tutorial

Teaching Theatre Through Remote Learning

An Interview with CTG’s Sherwood Award Winner, Mat Diafos Sweeney

“I think LA theatre is at its best when it’s reaching across forms and reinventing its relationship to a live audience, and at its worst when it’s trying to fit an existing mold or production model that made sense in New York a century ago. LA is the future- our garden is wilder, vaster, and more diverse so it should be tended differently.”

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LA STAGE Alliance

LA STAGE Alliance is a non-profit arts service organization dedicated to building awareness, appreciation, and support for the performing arts in Greater Los Angeles.