Mo’olelo Performing Arts Company, an original member of ecoTheater’s greenList (thanks to their comprehensive GREEN Theater Categories & Sustainable Guidelines) has announced a new partnership with the La Jolla Playhouse this week.
According to Mo’olelo’s recent e-newsletter, the organization will become the first resident company of the Playhouse for the next year. The residency was “the brainchild of La Jolla Playhouse’s Artistic Director Christopher Ashley.” And: “The resident Theater Program was designed to address the lack of available, affordable performance venues for San Diego’s vibrant theater community.”
When asked how this move might affect Mo’olelo’s green initiatives, AD Seema Sueko replied, “Our scenic deisgner, David F. Weiner, who has been leading the greening initiative on the design front, is actually the Shop Foreman at La Jolla Playhouse. So,” she continued, “we think this will actually make many of the green choices even easier to execute.”
As of this writing I have not heard any response from Weiner on the move and its impact on Mo’olelo’s eco-friendliness.