A New Regional Ensemble
Teatro Luna West
This Westcoast outpost started in 2014 as a radical experiment and new model in the American Theatre; an attempt to answer the needs we heard in cities all around the USA for liberated, intentional, brave spaces dedicated to artistic and physical exploration. We dreamed of centers for creativity that were free of the fear of failure, and equitably engineered for the organic development of Latinx and Womxn of Color artists, leaders, thinkers, and makers that value social justice and equity as an urgent need. We now call Los Angeles the home of our first Regional Ensemble serving the West Coast and working intimately with our Chicago Ensemble (founded in 2000) to create social change at home and around the world. Find out more about who we are, and how to get involved.
Schedule of Events
Upcoming Shows & Events
We produce original performances that are developed and sometimes performed in Studio Luna and in residency at partner institutions all over the USA. THE TIMES is our newest theatrical experience and our workshop production opened November 17, 2018, running through December 16, 2018. Buy tickets now, here! The fourth episode of Talking While Female Storytelling Sessions is ODYSSEY and you can buy tickets for the December 6th event here and our special Holiday Edition Episode on December 27th here. We also have one night events dedicated to showcasing new work, work in progress, and work of members of our varied communities. Check out our schedule for free and ticketed events, and browse our upcoming performances/events below.
THE TIMES: A NEW IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE - November 17 - December 16 2018
TALKING WHILE FEMALE: STORYTELLING SESSIONS -Monthly
Lovesick - March 2019
EleKTRA PROBLEMATICA- Summer 2019
Supermujeres- Fall 2019
LEARN WITH US
Retreats, Training, Master Classes
Learning is a lifelong pursuit and we believe that everyone has something to learn and something to teach. We offer a variety of forms to grow and gain new skills from collaboration methodologies to creative renewal and leadership retreats, writing master classes, and creator and performer training. We also offer labs for directors, producers, and fellowship opportunities.
Creative Renewal Retreats
Reinvigorate and grow with our range of targeted experiences. All of our retreats and creative renewal programs are built to ignite your creative expression and provide you with tools to activate the very baddest bad-ass you got in you’ve got in there. After 18 years of holding space for womxn to grow as humans, explore as artists, and create art for social change, we have learned a lot about how to best create spaces for personal transformation.
Weekly training for the performing artist at Studio Luna. This physically rigorous, artist led 3 hour conditioning session will help you build strength, improve your response time, and enhance your coordination and ensemble skills.
First session is free and only $5 after that. For those who can't afford it can trade volunteer hours in exchange. Session leadership changes weekly.
A creators workshop and collaboration intensive offered throughout the year for artists of all levels who are seeking to expand their aesthetic vocabulary, team-building skills, and creative impulse.
This is an application based program that requires a commitment to bring your best self and be open to a challenging shared-learning environment.
Join a cohort of artists from a variety of disciplines who want to immerse themselves in their area of interest while also working with their cohort colleagues in professional application of craft alongside Teatro Luna artists in public workshops, readings, performances, and disruptions.
Playlab for writers, Directors Lab, and a Creative Producers Lab make their West Debut in 2019.