Casa 0101 Hosts Homeboy Industries’ Youth Summer Arts Showcase

A gentleman speaks in to a microphone. Next to him is a bench with painted sneakers lined up across it.

Casa 0101 hosted the final showcase performance of Homeboy Industries’ 6-week Youth Summer Arts Program.  Friday, August 6, 2021. Participants learned the fundamentals of many arts disciplines including: video and photography, poetry/spoken word, music and theater. Additionally, programming was increased this year to include entrepreneurship and technology. The youth shared their stories, artwork, poetry and […]

In Memoriam of Ed Krieger

Dear friends, It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Ed Krieger.  Since 2012, Ed Krieger had photographed dozens up dozens of plays at Casa 0101.  A consummate professional, always early, discreet and in the background while always delivering high quality professional pictures, that made Casa 0101 plays, as well as […]

Arena: A HOUSE Music-al reading held at Cathedral High School

TNH and Casa 0101 presented a staged reading of Arena: A HOUSE Music-al, at nearby Catherdral High School.  The play is set to have its World Premiere later this year at Casa 0101. Sunday, February 9, 2020. TNH (Teatro Nuevos Horizontes) Productions, CASA 0101 Theater and El Centro Del Pueblo presented the third reading of […]

Uncovering The Hidden History of Mexican and Black Solidarity

Casa 0101 welcomed Prof. Ron Wilkins for his talk and presentation “Uncovering the Hidden History of Mexican and Black Solidarity.” Saturday, February 8, 2020.  Organized by gallery Curator, Jimmy Centeno, this talk was a free event chronicling the often overlooked, and sometimes hidden, history of solidarity between the Mexican and Black community.  From a historical lens, […]

Always Running presented at Pasadena City College

Casa 0101 brought Always Running to the 2000-seat Sexson Auditorium at Pasadena City College. Tuesday, December 3, 2019.  It was the final performance in what turned out to be a nearly 3-month sold-out run that had just concluded at Casa 0101 on November 24, 2019.  The show was presented in partnership with the Pathways Program at […]

L.A. Times – A splendid ‘Beauty and the Beast’ proves why Casa 0101 deserves a fairy-tale ending

Casa 0101 in Boyle Heights is waging a fundraising battle to keep its doors open. Judging by its splendid “Beauty and the Beast” running through June, it would be a tragedy for the neighborhood — and for the larger theater community — if this valiant institution were to be shuttered.