Programs that provide organized opportunities for individuals who have an interest in the theatre to gain acting and stage experience for pleasure and amusement by joining a local theatre group.
Programs that encourage new, foreign and independent filmmakers through the organization and presentation of film expositions and festivals or which show old or difficult to obtain films in noncommercial facilities, generally at somewhat reduced prices. Also included are libraries and other community organizations that show movies for children, adolescents or adults for the purpose of entertainment and movie theatres that operate on a commercial basis.
Community and university-based programs or organizations operating on a commercial basis that offer plays and stage productions including Broadway shows, drama, comedy and musicals as well as mime, performance art and other theatre forms. Also included are organizations that arrange for theatre festivals or special theatrical productions for school children, older adults, people with disabilities and other groups; or which sponsor productions in parks or other community locations including institutions.
The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.