LA Shorts Fest 2019

Our film IAGO based on Shakespeare’s Othello won the top prize at The LA shorts Festival 2019 and has been selected by over 10 film festivals!



Oregon Documentary Film Festival in Portland – March 2019

Our documentary, Inner City Dreams, won top prize, the “Most Inspirational Film Award”, at Oregon Documentary Film Festival in Portland 2019


Youth for Human Rights International – North American Summit 2018

Acceptance speech in the U.S. Senate

We were honored to receive the Presidential Medal for Arts and Volunteerism for our work.

Nominated under Obama and presented during Trump administration.

For our use of original theater pieces to call attention to global issues like AIDS and HIV prevention, sexual trafficking of girls and the fight for civil rights and human rights.

Our plays have been presented all over he world during Youth for Human Rights summits and United Nation Events.

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CETA – Community Spirit Award 2016

Innercity Shakespeare Ensemble was winner of the CETA Community Spirit Award 2016!





Portland International Documentary Film Festival Award

We received an award for our  450 Years of Shakespeare documentary

Congressional Citation in 2018

For Excellence in Arts education

California State Assembly

Award for Excellence in Theater

California State Senate

Received Award for Community Outreach

Britweek Award

For excellence in Shakespeare