Posts by The Industry

John Cage and the California Experimentalists

In preparation for our next production, John Cage’s Europeras 1 & 2, which premieres on November 6 at Sony Pictures Studios in partnership with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, we asked our Music Director Marc Lowenstein to give some insight into the work of John Cage and The Industry’s Highway One series, which pays homage to the great…

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The Industry’s 2017 Year In Review

In 2017 The Industry invaded Los Angeles in a major way— and we’re not just talking about alien puppets here! This past year we created more innovative & accessible cultural experiences than ever before, stretching our limits and impacting the arts community in Los Angeles and beyond. Click here to download our 2017 Industry Year…

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WAR OF THE WORLDS Secrets Revealed

War of the Worlds. Photo by Greg Grudt/Mathew Imaging.

WAR OF THE WORLDS is a large-scale, city-wide collaborative performance experience presented by the LA Philharmonic and co-produced by The Industry and NOW Art LA. It is The Industry’s most audacious experiment since Hopscotch. The notorious radio drama comes to new life with music by Annie Gosfield, directed by The Industry’s Yuval Sharon, conducted by…

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Congratulations MacArthur fellow Yuval Sharon

Yuval Sharon. Photo courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

Photo courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Dear friends, On behalf of The Industry I want to share some very exciting news–it was announced today that our founder and artistic director Yuval Sharon was named a 2017 MacArthur Fellow from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The Foundation website…

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Yuval Sharon becomes first American director invited to Bayreuth

Yuval Sharon, center, with Jason H. Thompson and Kaitlyn Pietras of the production team during a rehearsal of “Young Caesar.” Photo by Emily Berl for The New York Times.

We are pleased to announce our Artistic Director, Yuval Sharon, has become the first American director invited to produce work at the prestigious Bayreuth Festival in Germany. The festival, founded by Richard Wagner in 1876, will feature Sharon’s new “Lohengrin” as the centerpiece for the 2018 season. In his recent New York Times profile, Mr.…

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