The Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City is the newest member of Center Theatre Group's family of…More theatres (which includes the Mark Taper Forum and Ahmanson Theatre at the Los Angeles Music Center). The 317-seat venue, located in a renovated historic theatre, opened in October 2004. Artistic Director Michael Ritchie selects classics, world premieres, and original musicals to broaden the audience and artistic range of the venue. </p>
<p>Annually, Center Theatre Group has the option to offer dates at the Kirk Douglas Theatre for use by Culver City-based community and cultural organizations. This is made possible through The Kirk Douglas Theatre Community Access Program, which was developed as part of the lease arrangement for the theatre. </p>
<p>For more information about the program, contact Susan Obrow at 310-253-5762. </p>
Playa Del Rey Elementary School 12221 Juniette St, Culver City, CA90230 At Playa Del Rey Elementary "each child is valued as an individual and is given the opportunity to spread his or…More her wings in a safe, loving, and academically challenging environment." Students of Playa Del Rey will have their choice of a variety of programs designed to enhance their academic coursework, including visual arts, choral music, theatre arts, dance and orchestra. In addition to the fun stuff, Playa Del Rey students have access to free after-school programs, daily homework assistance, a computer lab, and the ability to work with an organic learning garden that will create an appreciation for the environment. Students also perform community service on and off-campus, learning to become great members of Culver City.
Culver City High School is a college-oriented high school with just more than 2,200 students. The average class size…More is 33 to 38 students.</p>
<p>Dedicated to a clear academic plan, CCHS offers courses in english, mathematics, modern language, physical education, science and social studies, as well as vocational education. </p>
<p>Culver City High School also offers The Academy of Visual and Performing Arts. AVPA is a four-year program that incorporates intensive studies in Visual Arts, Film & Video Production, Theatre and Music. Students take advanced level classes after school, many for college credit, in their major. The courses combined with a rigorous production schedule provide a balance between hands-on and academic training. Students get a chance to practice their craft alongside motivated and talented peers and qualified professional teachers, designers, directors, actors, musicians and artists. Visit AVPA's website: <a href="http://www.avpa.org/">www.avpa.org</a></p>