The Packard Foundation 300 2nd St, Los Altos, CA94022 The David and Lucile Packard Foundation provides funding for environmental conservation efforts, reproductive health and…More for children throughout the world. It also gives grants to nonprofit organizations that support the arts, food and shelter, conservation, children and reproductive health.
This theatre has served the Los Altos community since 1995. The productions are entertaining and of high-quality,…More including musicals, comedies and dramas. Subscriptions are available to provide discounted ticket prices and reserved seats.
With an emphasis on the community for which it serves, the mission of the Bus Barn Stage Company is "to engage the community and the artists in a shared experience of intimate, professional-quality theatre."
The Bus Barn began in June 1995, following the closure of the Los Altos Conservatory Theater in 1995, and received its seed money from the David & Lucile Packard Foundation and the Los Altos Community Foundation.
Building on a groundswell of community support, and with seed money from The David and Lucile Packard Foundation and…More the Los Altos Community Foundation, the Los Altos Stage Company (formerly the Bus Barn Stage Company) was founded in June 1995 following the closure of the Los Altos Conservatory Theatre. Los Altos Stage Company was incorporated in August 1995 and received its 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt status later that year.
The Los Altos Stage Company is a quintessential neighborhood playhouse celebrating the full canon of American theater. It strives to bring together a diversity of theater practitioners, enthusiasts, and supporters to create, explore and celebrate musicals, comedies, dramas that together weave a rich tapestry of American culture and experience. Each season, the Los Altos Stage seeks to balance work that entertains, engages, provokes and inspires its audience. Leveraging the special nature of its intimate 99-seat theater, it believes in building deep connections between artist and audience, in offering high production values, and in creating an audience experience that is warm, welcoming, and personal.
The Los Altos Stage plays an essential role our community by creating and presenting live theater in Los Altos, serving as a cultural hub for local residents, and inspiring a passion for the performing arts in current and future generations. By fostering a deep commitment and connection to the performing arts locally, it seeks to advance a more vibrant cultural community throughout our region. Since its inception, the Los Altos Stage has produced more than 100 productions that included hundreds of artists and volunteers with various levels of theatrical experience.