Near West Theatre

6702 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44102
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Our mission Near West Theatre builds loving relationships and engages diverse people in strengthening their sense of identity, passion, and purpose, individually and in community, through accessible, affordable and transformational theatre arts experiences.
COVID-19 Impact Data
Volunteer hours lost 0.0
Financial loss $310,000
COVID-19 Data Details
Type of lost Amount Date Description
$ Event Fundraising$185,000May 30, 2020Annual Benefit
$ Other Fundraising$75,000March 15, 2020Loss of corporate and foundation support related to productions and events that have been deferred to front line services
$ Program Revenue$50,000March 15, 2020Canceled Spring and Summer Productions

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Youth Programs - Isolation Project

NWT is currently engaging our youth through all programs and productions ages 9-18 to create the Isolation Project. This program will have youth work with theatre professional over digital formats in creating an original production based on their experiences during the Coronavirus crisis. This program will focus on youth equity, a relatively unheard voice during… See full description
  • Children (5-12), 12-15, 16-18
  • Ongoing
  • Anytime, Evenings, Weekdays, Weekends
  • Virtual, In-person, Tech Support, Writing, Skills-based, Project-based
About us There is no cultural arts program in Greater Cleveland like Near West Theatre. Based in the Gordon Square Arts District in the Detroit Shoreway neighborhood, it has a unique identity as a grassroots, intergenerational theatre with an emphasis on serving youth. Values • Accessibility • Affordability • Artistic Excellence • Continuity of Relationships • Creativity • Inclusion• Integrity • Love • Social Justice