ALL FOR ONE PRODUCTIONS INC

Rating: 4.83 stars   41 reviews

Issues: Arts & Culture

Location: 3901 South Wayne Ave Fort Wayne IN 46807 USA

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(260) 745-4364
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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

We attended our first AFO production a few years back. Then we continued to hear of the other programs they provided for schools in the area. This past spring my daughter was asked to be Stage Manager for the production of Crime & Punishment. So a new relationship formed other than just being a theater patron. The inner workings of this organization in preparation for a season of theater is what ultimately shows up on the stage in a production with talented actors, very knowledgeable and creative director and crew, even outside the theater doors with hospitality volunteers providing refreshments and an atmosphere to meet/greet and carry on discussions regarding the drama inside the theater, as well as the initial greeting of the ticket sales staff. From up front to the very back and behind the scenes this AFO organization is branded for excellence in serving God and His people with a rich theatre experience that changes lives.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

new friendships, volunteer vouchers, first-class theatre experience

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

new friendships, vision/mission, first-class theatre experience

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

creative, hard-working, purposeful

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

pay it's staff. Expand it's marketing base to get more people aware of AFO and it's work. Then a they would need a bigger venue to showcase their productions. Maybe even taking it on the road. Host theatre classes/speakers.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-7-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

all for One productions is an amazing group of people who desire to provide excellent theater, train up young writer's through the Young Playwrights workshops, and be a witness in the arts community. My daughter loves to craft stories and afO has been instrumental in developing that. I love theater and feel that afO provides excellence to our community.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

their commitment to excellence. The Young Playwrights workshops and productions.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the variety of productions, the humbleness of the people involved.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Friendly, fun loving, helpful, professional

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

reach deeper into the arts community as a mission, it could reach more school children with programming about life, it could stretch it's legs and expand it's repertoire.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-7-01

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Rating: 4 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

allforOne has an amazing commitment to tell inspiring stories. The organization genuinely cares about everyone that experiences the story - the actors, the audience, the technicians. It truly is a welcoming, family atmosphere - besides being great entertainment! I believe there is so much more in store for them to offer to the community.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Seeing their audiences grow.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-4-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

I was invited by a friend and I was glad I did. I always enjoyed acting and I did not know that there is a theater group in town. It brought back memories. The production was fantastic.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Fort Wayne

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

simply let it do what it does best!

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

nonprofit

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

great people i am sure

Ways to make it better...

I actually had an experience

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

One thing I'd also say is that...

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-4-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

I only recently learned about All For One Productions, and attended two of their recent plays, both of which were excellent. Small casts telling large stories. And the venue is simply great.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

two performances.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-6-01

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Rating: 4 stars  

3 people found this review helpful

afO is a great nonprofit because they have a commitment to family oriented theatre. Their work has gone into the public schools with their character education programs and they continue to produce theatre pieces that matter.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

seeing their theatre shows.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-4-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

3 people found this review helpful

My experience with AfO was excellent. I was invited by one of the cast to the first production and then I won tickets that were mailed to me for the second. Both performances were high quality and I thouroughly enjoyed and personally gained from the experience. I felt welcomed and also received a personal invitation to the Meet and Greet which I thought was an awesome way to build and encourage community. I look forward to attending shows in the future and if time allows would love to get more involved.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the productions I have attended and enjoyed.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the acting was high quality bringing the charactiers to life.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

welcoming and organized.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-3-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

I was invited by one of the actors in a two-person play with a very long title which I may not get totally correct, "I hold before me a letter from a young woman from Rwanda." The performance was totally captivating, moving, entertaining, inspiring. One the charming stage at the Library was some of the bet acting I've seen in this town in 15 years. What a refreshing surprise. The play was brought back the following year and I told many friends about it, some of whom attended. I felt badly for those who did not attend - what a treasured performance they missed. I attended the second year's performance and was still enthralled by the play and the production company. I've attended other productions by "all for One" and they were inspired plays and performers. This company needs more publicity and reviews published so they can be more visible in our community. Advertising takes money and if they had it there would be no limits to what they could accomplish on Fort Wayne's stages. I highly recommend the general public to attend this company's performances!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

By attending their performances - enjoying them, being uplifted by them, wanting to see more of them, inviting my friends to attend with me!

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would hope they can get more advertising out there. Let the public know that they are another one of Fort Wayne's hidden gems.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the quality of acting and the quality of the material they chose to perform.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Volunteers were very, very welcoming, friendly and informative about their organization.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

properly advertise their outstanding contribution to our community.

Ways to make it better...

there were more people in the audience enjoying the performances as much as I. They need more bodies in the theatre seats!

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Advertising - getting the word out about the quality work they are presenting to the public.

One thing I'd also say is that...

congratulations to those who are responsible for reflecting in their choice of plays the Christian-based, yet thorougly entertaining theatre experience they offer.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-1-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

3 people found this review helpful

All for One is a one-of-a-kind, professional-quality faith-based theater company in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Their home stage is in the main Allen County Public Library in downtown Fort Wayne. The shows they choose to perform are always the highest caliber, both in content and performance quality, and hit on a variety of relevant and important issues. Therefore I have felt confident inviting friends and family, Christian and non-Christian, because everyone can glean something thought-provoking from their performances. Recently I have seen "Crime and Punishment" and "American Primitive" about the life of John Adams, and was involved in an All for One original production, "A Sentimental Journey" about a radio program during the D-Day events. My hope is that a larger part of the region can find out about All for One, because they may want to be involved, and should take time to see the productions of this theater company which I believe produces the highest quality work in the Fort Wayne area.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Providing high-quality, virtuous theater productions that bring a positive message to the audience.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The professionalism of those who run the organization, and the high-quality of their productions.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Goal-oriented, professional people of high character.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

enlarge its Young Playwrights programs to help many children have great educational opportunities to develop their creativity through drama and writing, as well as advertise their high-quality theater productions with moral messages to reach more people.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-5-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

3 people found this review helpful

allforOne Productions feeds my soul. The plays which they choose are always filled with hope and inspiration. Theater should not only entertain and inform but also uplift especially during this economic downturn. I am never disappointed. In addition, the plays allforOne chooses to produce promote and reinforce patriotic values, appreciation of family, steadfastness of purpose, and all those other vlues that seem to be missing from the general entertainment lists. It is exciting to know that when I attend a play with this company that it will be one not only of value but also a script that has not been produced or rarely produced in this area. In addition, the company takes risks--although very solid and wonderful risks--by producing new scripts by Indiana playwrights. This is a considerable feat because there are only two or three theaters in the state which are dedicated to developmental theater. It is a risk because Indiana patrons are not acustomed to seeing scripts 'not quite there' and not acustomed to supporting the work of a playwright as s/he attempts to perfect a script. In addition, this great company pays attention to young artists and has a fine program for the youth of the area. It sponsors a seminar to interested youth K-12 who have the interest in learning how to write a play. I could not enthusiastically support allforOne if the quality was not outstanding. This company is worthy of support because of values, their developmental program for emerging playwrights, and for their youth programs.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

all of their productions during the last two years. It is difficult to measure the effect of arts on one's heart and mind, but when I attend with a friend, we have long discussions following each show about the story, the values conveyed, the excellence.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

..grow the publicity in any way possible. Limited fudning is the drawback.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the emotional and intellectual material presented with exceptionally high standards. AllforOne Productions, Inc. produces material that enhances my life, leaves me 'abuss' with new thoughts and feelings.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

I especially appreciate the warm welcome that I receive each time I attend. Also since I started volunteering, there is a warm feeling about being a part of the night's event.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

...build a larger audience which is there but has not yet discovered afOne. It could include a new script in the developmental process each season for playwrights who have limited options in Indiana. It could grow its educational youth program.

Ways to make it better...

No suggestions! Always quality.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

...continued outreach which is limited by funding. Theaters need to go beyond the usual print ads and Public Servic announcements. Their outreach is vigorous but limited by personel and funding.

One thing I'd also say is that...

...this theater company makes use of a lovely new theater space in the main library downtown. Bringing people to the center of the city is vital for keeping our city alive!

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-2-01

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