The Eamon Cannon Comedy Project at Inner-City Arts
The Eamon Cannon Comedy Project was launched to honor the memory of Eamon Cannon, a comic prodigy who launched a brilliant career in stand-up comedy while still in high school and who taught, mentored, and deeply affected many young people. His former teacher and colleague, Susanna Spies, together with Eamon’s family and friends, created the project to extend his work and achievements to others.
The project was piloted at Olympic High School in Santa Monica from February 2008 to April 2009 with demonstrable success and acclaim, and has since been brought into Inner-City Arts, located on Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles. For three years, classes and performances have been provided to a population of students at this incredible center, where the class will continue with your support. This program serves local high schools, providing artistic and creative experiences and opportunities they would never encounter elsewhere. These high school students are precisely the participants the Eamon Cannon Comedy Project is intended to reach.
For further information, and to help support please visit:
Inner-City Arts information is available by visiting: