Los Angeles Academy Company

Introducing the 2017-2018 Los Angeles Academy Company

It is with much honor that we introduce this year’s Los Angeles Academy Company and anticipate this full season of moving performances from the newest generation of dedicated and powerful actors.

Betty Karlen Company Director

Led by veteran acting instructor Betty Karlen, the Company performs a wide number of plays ranging from classical to contemporary, which are performed before an invited audience of Academy guests, agents, casting directors and other industry professionals.

2017-2018 Los Angeles Company Members

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Dolores & Mafia on Prozac September 21-23
By: Edward Allan Baker
Directed by: Sandy Martin

Dolores: is the story of two sisters drawn together because of domestic violence which influences the lives of both characters more than they’ve ever admitted. 

Mafia on Prozac: Jay and Tee are a couple of hit-men sitting by the ocean and reflecting on how their lives turned out. Their intended victim, Matt, awaits his fate in a burlap sack. When Al Capone visits in a dream, the outraged and desperate Matt gets dragged into refereeing the hit-men’s argument about the mob’s future. 


Cast:
Richard Amaya
Richard Amaya
Stef Beaton
Stef Beaton
Claire Fazzolari
Claire Fazzolari
Ben Fisher
Ben Fisher
Pierre-Louis Vaz
Pierre-Louis Vaz

Reservations

  Performance Times
Performances are free. Click on time to RSVP.

September 21, 2017
8:00PM - SOLD OUT
September 22, 2017
8:00PM - SOLD OUT
September 23, 2017
8:00PM
  Location

Los Angeles Campus
1336 N. La Brea Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90028

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Reasons to be Happy September 14-16
By: Neil LaBute
Directed by: Michele Gossett

Three years after a contentious break-up, Steph and Greg are wondering if they can make a fresh go of it. Trouble is, she’s married to someone else and he’s just embarked on a relationship with Steph’s best friend, Carly, a single mom whose jealous ex-husband, Kent, has trouble articulating his feelings. Navigating the rocky landscape of conflicting agendas and exploding emotions isn’t going to be easy for any of them. 


Cast:
Eve Gefke
Eve Gefke
Daniel Roger Mardapittas
Daniel Roger Mardapittas
Khemuni Norodom
Khemuni Norodom
Charlotte Spencer
Charlotte Spencer

Reservations

  Performance Times
Performances are free. Click on time to RSVP.

September 14, 2017
8:00PM - SOLD OUT
September 15, 2017
8:00PM - SOLD OUT
September 16, 2017
8:00PM - SOLD OUT
  Location

Los Angeles Campus
1336 N. La Brea Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90028


Dinner with Friends September 7-9
By: Donald Margulies
Directed by: Betty Karlen

This candid, often-funny drama explores the bittersweet side of friendship through the eyes of two best-friend married couples. Invited to dinner at the suburban home of husband-and-wife food critics Gabe and Karen, Beth shares a secret. This unexpected revelation forces Gabe and Karen to reevaluate their seemingly perfect relationship, as well as their friendship with two people who seem to be refusing the life they all once worked so hard to preserve.


Cast:
Claire Fazzolari
Claire Fazzolari
Artur Rehi
Artur Rehi
Kateryna Shchekaturova
Kateryna Shchekaturova
Tom Sinclair
Tom Sinclair

Reservations

  Performance Times
Performances are free. Click on time to RSVP.

September 7, 2017
8:00PM - SOLD OUT
September 8, 2017
8:00PM - SOLD OUT
September 9, 2017
8:00PM - SOLD OUT
  Location

Los Angeles Campus
1336 N. La Brea Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90028


Den of Thieves August 31 - September 2
By: Stephen Adly Guirgis
Directed by: Diana Brown

When things don’t quite go according to plan, a bickering quartet of hapless thieves finds themselves at the mercy of a reluctant heir to the criminal empire who has been left in charge for the weekend. Verbal gymnastics and the struggle for self-awareness, self-acceptance and self-love produce a high-octane battle for survival that’s not resolved until the last donut falls.


Cast:
Richard Amaya
Richard Amaya
Ben Fisher
Ben Fisher
Asher Miles
Asher Miles
Jade Santana
Jade Santana
Nate Shoup
Nate Shoup
Ixchel Valiente
Ixchel Valiente
Pierre-Louis Vaz
Pierre-Louis Vaz

Reservations

  Performance Times
Performances are free. Click on time to RSVP.

August 31, 2017
8:00PM - SOLD OUT
September 1, 2017
8:00PM - SOLD OUT
September 2, 2017
8:00PM - SOLD OUT
  Location

Los Angeles Campus
1336 N. La Brea Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90028

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