The Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Project (LAWTP), was
founded in 2007 by Playwright Dee Jae Cox and Songwriter Michele
Weiss, as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that is dedicated to the education,
support, promotion and production of live performance projects
that are of interest and benefit to women.
The Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Project was designed to address the
critical need for increased opportunities for women’s voices and perspectives
in the Performing Arts, as well as providing educational opportunities
and performances that represent women on a broader scale.
The LAWTP, is not simply a producing entity. The organization
works to educate and support women in their effort to bring live performance
pieces to the stage, through networking, referrals, production and promotion,
as well as actively recruiting, hiring and training female technicians
In it’s short history, the LAWTP has produced four shows in 2008, 2009
and 2010, as well as two 3-day New Works Festival in
2008 and 2009, and is in production now for its 3rd Festival, Women
in the Arts, all showcasing the works of women writers directors
and performers. In addition to several educational workshops and
sponsorships of community events.
It is the goal of The LAWTP to work in collaboration with organizations,
businesses, theatres, artists and other professionals to increase opportunities
for women in all aspects of theatre.
The LA Women’s Theatre Project…
Creating Opportunities For Women In The Performing Arts!