To create theatrical experiences for audiences in culturally diverse communities to make theatre accessible to all.

To provide theatre presentations that incorporate community values and ideas into a timeless and dynamic theatrical experience.

To ignite imagination, promote literacy, and encourage artistic expression, while offering a venue for technical and performing artists to exercise their passion.

SBTS/LFT would like to acknowledge that we perform on the traditional territory and ancestral homelands of the KIZH and TONGVA people who existed here before this city was formed and are still living here among us today.


Through our performances, we seek to explore to truth of the human spirit through Shakespeare’s texts, affording each individual an unparalleled intellectual and emotional encounter.

By offering FREE productions in public venues we can reach the broadest demographics of English and non-English speaking audiences, allowing unlimited access without prejudice.