IN Series collaborates with diverse local artists and nonprofit organizations, performing in small, intimate, sometimes unusual venues – from GALA Hispanic Theatre to the abandoned Boiler Plant – commissioning fresh English adaptations, and breathing new life into rarely heard pieces. Think Verdi's Othello in repertory with Toni Morrison's Desdemona, music by Nina Simone, and a community art installation as the set design. Affordable ticket prices and free community events and outreach programs include Q&As with artists and creative teams and educational programs for thousands of DC schoolchildren. A four-year artist fellowship program designed by and for exceptional Black singing artists supports them on the road to becoming opera industry leaders. A new INVISION streaming service provides free digital access to present and past programming anywhere in the world. IN Series makes a once-elite art form relevant, accessible, powerful.
Headquarters: DC-Ward 1
Where They Operate: DC-Citywide; U Street District; Columbia Heights; H Street Arts District
Age Groups Served: Youth (5-11); Adult (25-49); Seniors (50+)
Ethnic Groups Served: African American; Asian American; Caucasian; Latino/Hispanic
Population(s) Served: Men/Boys; Women/Girls; Students
Schools They Work In: Miner Elementary School; Plummer Elementary School; Wheatley; Fillmore Arts West; Key Elementary School; Creative Minds International PCS; EW Stokes PCS; Amidon-Bowen Elementary School
Awards & Recognition
Helen Hayes Tribute Award for Artistic Direction
- The In Series conquers Beethoven's Only Opera
Sun Jun 19 2016, The Washington Post
"Powerfully sung and deeply moving."
- 'The Cole Porter Project: It's All Right With Me' at The In Series
Sun Feb 23 2014, DC Metro Theater Arts
Cole Porter met the Capitol Steps at Source last night as the In Series premiered its highly entertaining musical review to a sold-out house.
- $3 million or higher
- $1 million to $3 million
- The current budget for IN Series is: $500k to $1 million
- Less than $500k
Catalogue charities range in size from $100,000 to
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