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Realizing our commitment to making theatre matter to more people, AXIS offers free cultural programs on the Globe’s Copley Plaza, led by local artists and craftspeople. The Globe’s unique physical location—and now our social media platforms—are participatory art venues where we make opportunities for connectivity and creative placemaking. AXIS is an effort to broaden our concept of audience by encompassing diverse, multigenerational constituencies from communities across San Diego County.
Happy Birthday, Mr. Shakespeare!: Saturday, April 16 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Word Up!: Saturday, May 28 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Junteenth Celebration: Saturday, June 18 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Globe PRIDE: Saturday, July 16 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Word Up!: Saturday, August 27 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Mexican Independence Day Celebration: Saturday, September 17 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Día de Muertos/Day of the Dead Celebration: Saturday, October 29 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Grinch Sensory-Friendly AXIS Event: Saturday, December 10
COVID-19 Health and Safety Policy
The Arts Engagement Department continues to make theatre matter across San Diego through its private offerings. These include Community Voices playwriting workshops, in partnership with Oceanside Library and the Fourth District Seniors Resource Center, and Reflecting Shakespeare, which continues its transformative program at California State Prison, Centinela in Yards A to D through its Reflecting Shakespeare Correspondence Course and Reflecting Shakespeare TV.
Arts engagement programs at The Old Globe are generously supported in part by The James Irvine Foundation, Qualcomm, and the Ann Davies Fund for Teaching Artists. Community Voices programs are supported by Subaru of El Cajon. Digital programs at The Old Globe are generously supported by lead sponsor The Conrad Prebys Foundation. What Is Theatre Now? is sponsored in part by Bank of America. The Old Globe’s Resident Artist Program is made possible in part by Theatre Forward and the Bank of America ACTivate Awards.