Acts of Matter invites you to join us for our first return to the stage in two years!
See the premiere of Forward Looking Back: the film and live stage performance.*

*Vaccine required. For more information see Covid Protocols below.

The evening will begin OUTSIDE and continue inside for the live show. Most attendees will be standing for the outdoor portion of the show and will be able to choose various advantage points for viewing the indoor performance, so dress in clothes and shoes that will allow for comfort throughout the evening.

If you have any accessibility needs, including accessible parking, reserved seating, extra time to move, wheelchair/walker accessibility, etc. please fill out this survey.

Parking will not be available at the SGLA lot except for those who request accessible parking in advance. Please leave time to park in the neighborhood.

The space is ADA accessible, and seating can be reserved for those who request it.
All attendees must be masked for the duration of the performance. When outdoors before and after the performance, attendees may remove masks when drinking.


All attendees will need to show PROOF OF VACCINATION or medical exemption in order to gain access to the performance.
All attendees must be masked for the show.
Performers will not be masked, but will be tested just prior to the show.


CONCEPT Rebecca Lemme
DIRECTION Rebecca Lemme + Malachi Middleton
CINEMATOGRAPHY Malachi Middleton
SCORE Lauren Elizabeth Baba, Louis Lopez, Andrew Rowan, Gregory Uhlmann, Steven van Betten
MOVEMENT + PERFORMANCE Orlando Agawin, Laura Berg, Cody Brunelle-Potter, Joan Fricke, Kearian Giertz, Kayla Ann Marie Johnson, Kaia Makihara, Ryan Ruiz, Taylor Worden

PERFORMERS Laura Berg, Sarah Butler, Colleen Hendricks, Malachi Middleton, Ryan Ruiz
CONTRIBUTOR Tetiana Sklyarova
MUSIC Lauren Elizabeth Baba


Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
March 11-13, 2022

Stomping Ground L.A.
5453 Alhambra Ave.

7:30p DOOR/BAR | 8:00p SHOW




In advance | $20 general // $15 student
At the door | $25 general (cash/venmo/paypal; no credit cards)
If online sales have closed or a performance is sold out, limited tickets will be held at the door.
Box office opens at 7:30 and on site tickets will be first come, first served.

Seating is limited. We recommend getting your tickets in advance.
All tickets are general admission. Later purchase may result in standing room/floor seating only.