Monday, December 22, 2014

Thank You and Happy New Year!

Imagination Theater's ensemble, staff, partners, and audiences feel like family.  Together, we accomplished so much this year!

We are tremendously proud of the work we do starting conversations that aren't always easy, but are always important.  Talking about an issue, hearing another point of view, and processing potential solutions make up the early stages of lasting change.  In 2014 we encouraged audiences to talk about children's sexual abuse, sexual assault on college campuses, teasing and bullying, tolerance of other cultures, religious diversity, leadership, toxic relationships, healthy decision making, environmental stewardship, and more.

All of these topics are incredibly important to us; each of these topics is bigger than us.  By working together, Imagination Theater and our extended family of supporters are taking the initial steps toward positively impacting our communities.  We are so proud of what we've accomplished together in 2014 and we are grateful to continue that work in 2015 with so many committed partners.

We wish a very happy new year to the entire Imagination Theater family!

As always, you can learn more about the work we do at

— Jeremy Schaefer, Associate Artistic Director

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Holiday Shows!

The audience at this morning's Show Some Respect: Holiday Edition was definitely in the holiday spirit.  In the opening scene when a child isn't grateful for a gift from her grandfather, the whole audience leaned forward.  I overheard a few students turn to their neighbors and exclaim, "That's really mean!"  When the audience was asked about the scene, one student said "Her Grandpa got her something thoughtful that reminded him of her, and it's the thought that counts."

It really does warm the heart to hear a young audience talk enthusiastically about the importance of being grateful during the holidays.

When I left the show, I too was in the holiday spirit!

Thank you so much to all of our audiences that have moved and inspired me this year!

As always, you can learn more about Imagination Theater at

–Jeremy Schaefer, Associate Artistic Director

Friday, December 5, 2014

A Big Thanks!

Imagination Theater's mission to share social issues theater with diverse audience is supported in large part by the generosity of our partners.  We wouldn't be able to share hundreds of performances a year with thousands of audience members without the backing of our phenomenal supporters across the country!

This past Tuesday was Giving Tuesday and we are tremendously grateful for the donations we received.  Our annual partner program is happening right now, so there is still time to contribute to our mission and share social issues theater with even more audiences!

You can donate to Imagination Theater here.

You can also contribute to Imagination Theater while doing your holiday shopping by visiting or Amazon Smile and selecting Imagination Theater as your charity of choice.

Here is a selection of unselfies that our ensemble members and supporters posted to our Facebook page on Giving Tuesday.

Thank you so much for your continued support!

As always, you can visit for more information about all of our interactive programs.

— Jeremy Schaefer, Associate Artistic Director.