Benefit sponsorships are here!
You or your organization can support NWT's digital annual benefit, Bring On Tomorrow, on May 22, 2021! Learn how by clicking here.
Build your skills as an artist-activist at Near West Theatre.
As a community-driven organization, we are always open to conversations about what additional services we can provide, and how to make them possible. Currently, all of our programming is digital. With the completion of our Black Box space behind us, NWT is planning to expand our free programming to adults. Check back here soon for some exciting announcements!
Join us in The Circle. Usually taken place on the stage, Circle participants will convene online via Zoom video conference calling.
Coffee & The Arts
Join us in celebrating a Near West Theatre event that originated back in 1987! From skits to poetry, C&TA is an opportunity to share any talent.
Drag Queen Story Hour
An LGBT-friendly space for everyone to listen and learn about what makes us unique!
RISE (After School)
Connect. Engage. Inspire.
RISE: The Isolation Project (Summer)
Lift your voice. Share your experience.
Summer Tech Workshop
Interested in learning about the behind-the-scenes technical aspects of theater? Join us in the NWT Shop!
Donations of all sizes create artistic opportunities for hundreds of youth and adults each year.
Become a Volunteer
Near West Theatre was founded on volunteer support, and it sustains us to this day. Discover the ways to get involved.
Every show, every program, every event is made possible by donors like you. Monthly gifts make a sustaining impact!
Our journey started with a big vision and a small seed. Over 43 years later, that vision has transformed thousands of lives and a near west side community.
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