The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum
The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum is a professional outdoor repertory theatre located just north of Los Angeles. Through its repertory company, private Academy of the Classics, in-school Classroom Enrichment programs, and flagship School Days Field Trip Program, the company is committed to bringing classic and modern texts to life for audiences of all ages and races and all cultural and economic backgrounds. Founded in the early 70’s by Will Geer, Theatricum has an over 35-year history of introducing audiences to some of our greatest playwrights, such as Shakespeare, Miller, Hellman, Wilder, and Orwell. Led by Artistic Director Ellen Geer, the organization is also a learning laboratory introducing the next generation of students, artists, and audience members to heightened language and universal storytelling. Serving Los Angeles and the surrounding areas, it is a center for the arts of culture and social expression.