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Virtual Alumni Spotlight Series Launches July 8

Production News

Virtual Alumni Spotlight Series Launches July 8

The all-new Alumni Spotlight Series is a free, virtual program of readings and concerts celebrating the multiple talents of our alumni actors and helping us to stay connected during social distancing! Join us beginning Wednesday, July 8 for the new short play Tea by Dakin Matthews, premiering at 7:30 PM on our YouTube channel. 

Donations are encouraged to support The Acting Company and Covid-19 charity Brooklyn for Life!, founded by alumnus Jeffrey Wright. Learn More>>

A Special Statement

General News

A Special Statement

All of us at The Acting Company join in solidarity with our artists, audiences and community to condemn and call for an end to systemic racism and unjust violence against Black Americans. We are angered by the racism and white supremacy that has led to the deaths of countless Black and Brown people. We stand with everyone seeking justice for the murders of Tony McDade, George Floyd, Nina Pop, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Sean Reed, and all victims of racist violence. Black Lives Matter.
 
We are not innocent of perpetuating systemic racism. As a classical theater, we’ve often told stories by white men that have subjugated people of color and left their stories unheard. Our public platform can and must be used to elevate their perspectives, and our other actions, such as expanding diversity across our organization and in the stories we tell, need to back this up.

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Back on the Road in 2021 in a New Partnership

General News

Back on the Road in 2021 in a New Partnership

The Acting Company will relaunch its celebrated national repertory touring program in Fall 2021 in a new partnership with touring consultant Marc Baylin and Alliance Artist Management (Rob Robbins, Founder and President). The Company’s tours have reached over 4 million people across the country over the last 48 years, garnering a Tony Honor for Excellence. The Acting Company brings high quality repertory productions of classic and new plays into all types of communities to entertain and inspire audiences with the work of America’s best emerging professional classical actors and the timeless stories of the theater’s great playwrights.

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