Finding Aid for the Cornerstone Theater Company Records PASC.0337

Finding aid prepared by UCLA Performing Arts Special Collections staff.
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Online finding aid last updated 2020 December 9.
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Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Title: Cornerstone Theater Company records
Creator: Cornerstone Theater Company
Identifier/Call Number: PASC.0337
Physical Description: 11.4 Linear Feet (6 flat boxes, 3 map folders)
Date (inclusive): circa 1990s-2000s
Abstract: The Cornerstone Theater Company settle in Los Angeles, CA, in 1992. Since that time the company has under taken a number of community-based projects. The collection currently consists of unprocessed posters.
Physical Location: Stored off-site. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
Language of Material: Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Unprocessed collection. Material is unavailable for access. Please contact Special Collections reference ( for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Cornerstone Theater Company records (Collection PASC 337). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Processing Information

Collections are processed to a variety of levels depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived user interest and research value, availability of staff and resources, and competing priorities. Library Special Collections provides a standard level of preservation and access for all collections and, when time and resources permit, conducts more intensive processing. These materials have been arranged and described according to national and local standards and best practices.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 6345534 

Historical Note

The Cornerstone Theater Company was founded by director Bill Rauch and playwright Alison Carey in 1986. In 1992 the company settled in Los Angeles, CA. Cornerstone is a multi-ethnic, ensemble-based theater company. They commission and produce new plays, both original works and contemporary adaptations of classics, which combine the talents of professional and community collaborators. The company's mission is to make theater with and for people of many ages, cultures and levels of theatrical experience, in order to build bridges between and within diverse communities in their home city of Los Angeles and nationwide. Cornerstone Theater Company also operates the educational Cornerstone Institute, which offers theater artists hands-on training in community-based theater.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of posters, some mounted on foam board, and a banner.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Theatrical companies -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources.
Cornerstone Theater Company -- Archives

box 1, box 2, box 3, box 4, box 5, box 6


Scope and Contents note

Some mounted on foam board.
box 7, box 8


General Physical Description note: Oversized.
box 9