Ophelia's Jump Productions
OJP THEATRE FOR GOOD will raise money to help Soroptimists International of Baldy View to empower women through grants for education and training.
In May and June OJP will partner ups with Soroptimists International of Baldy View to raise funds to economically empower women and girls. Funds will be collected at performances of OJP's production of "And Tell Sad Stories of the Deaths of Queens (and other Tales) by Tennessee Williams. Visit our 2018 Season page to purchase tickets. A portion of all tickets purchased for the June 2nd performance will go to the Soroptimists. In addition, OJP will be collection donations for the Soroptimists at every performance!
Ophelia's Jump's THEATRE FOR GOOD program seeks to partner with local non-profits to help them raise funds. This March, OJP was able to raise $778 through per seat contributions and donation collections conducted at performances of "Wit" by Margaret Edson. Megan's Wings supports families with children who have cancer providing financial, in kind and quality of life assistance.
OTHER COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
OPHELIA'S JUMP HAS BEEN AWARDED A $2500 GRANT BY THE CLAREMONT COMMUNITY FOUNDATION TO FUND TEACHERS & SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS TO ATTEND OJP'S SUMMER SHAKESPEARE CAMP.
In 2017, Ophelia's Jump donated over $2700 in tickets and merchandise to 12 different educational and community organizations in Claremont, Upland, and the surrounding communities. Recipients included but are not limited to Claremont High School, Sycamore Middle School, Diamond Bar High School, Uncommon Good, Inland Valley Repertory Theatre, Upland Community Foundation, Claremont Kiwanis, Upland Women's Club, Claremont Chamber of Commerce, Casa Colina, and Foothill Aids Project, Relay for Life and Claremont Community Foundation.
Each summer Ophelia's Jump provides free tickets to the Midsummer Shakespeare Festival to underprivileged families and students.
Ophelia's Jump provides educational presentations and information about producing Shakespeare's works, running a non-profit theatre and related topics for local clubs, educational institutions and community organizations.
Ophelia's Jump mentors students from the Integrated Business Program at the University of La Verne.
Ophelia's Jump hosts workshops and meetings in its studio for community organizations.
Ophelia's Jump partners with other non-profit organizations and educational organizations to distribute materials, provide advertising and engage in fundraising for causes connected to the production season and/or to OJP's artistic and educational mission.
In 2014, Ophelia's Jump founded the Midsummer Shakespeare Festival which has become a summer tradition and brings visitors from Southern California and several states to Claremont each July.
Ophelia's Jump provides theatre education classes and workshops to community youth and adults.
Each summer Ophelia's Jump provides free booth space for community non-profits who want to participate in the Shakespeare Festival pre-show picnic and events.
During the summers of 2016 and 2017, Ophelia's Jump hosted Priceless Pets at the Shakespeare Festival and showcased their work at a festival adoption event.
OPHELIA'S JUMP IS PROUD TO PRESENT A $778 CHECK TO MEGAN'S WINGS!