Maya Brattkus in Kindertransport

Poster for Kindertransport at the Wallace Theatre

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
November 11, 2018

A Play Reading of


DIRECTED BY Deborah LaVine
Jane Kaczmarek, Kate Burton & Barbara Bain
WITH Maya Brattkus, David LM McIntyre & Samantha Ressler


Cambria Film Festival: And the winners are ...

Image from Wild Praire Rose the Movie

February 12, 2018 09:57 AM



Fantômas—Revenge of the Image with Maya Brattkus October 19th - 28th Wuzhen China

Revenge of the Image, will receive its world premiere Oct. 19 at the Wuzhen Theatre Festival in Wuzhen China. The multidisciplinary work incorporates live performance and film to explore urban violence. CalArtian and mega-talent Maya Brattkus is among the cast of this piece focusing on the emergence of urban terror as an enduring facet of modernity. Inspired by the legendary figure of Souvestre and Allain's pulp fiction series as well as the films of Louis Feuillade.   Center for New Performance artistic director Travis Preston will direct the project, which was developed in collaboration with Tom Gunning.  [Wuzhen show poster]


Wild Prairie Rose - Winner Black Hills Film Festival - Best Feature Film 2017

We are so thrilled to announce that Wild Prairie Rose was named the BEST FEATURE FILM at the Black Hills Film Festival in South Dakota! As an independent film that was shot almost entirely in Beresford, SD this recognition means so much to us!  Thank you to the festival organizers and the jury for this honor!  If you are in the Black Hills area, WPR will screen on SUNDAY, APRIL 30th at the festival, and our director, DEBORAH LAVINE will lead a panel discussion on film making as well! We hope to see you there!



















L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award nominations announced

Seven nominees are vying for the best production award: "Firemen" at the Echo Theater "Floyd Collins" at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts One in the Chamber" at the Lounge Theatre Deaf West Theatre's "Spring Awakening" at Inner City Arts "Stupid ... Bird" at the Theatre @ Boston Court "Taste" at Sacred Fools Theaterand  "The Behavior of Broadus" at Sacred Fools.  read more ...