The Acting Company (Ian Belknap, Artistic Director / Margot Harley, Founder) presents Rainn’s First (and maybe only) Holiday Special, a virtual holiday benefit hosted by Rainn Wilson and directed by Tony-winning director John Rando. This free performance streams December 17th at 8pm EST, reservations are encouraged. Sign up below and you'll be registered for a raffle to win a poster for the event signed by Rainn. This holiday show ranges from the traditional to the wacky. It will warm... read more
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Coming in 2021 / 22 The Acting Company will launch a new national tour featuring a two show repertory featuring an exciting ensemble.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS
By Alexandre Dumas
Director: Carl Cofield
Beloved around the globe, The Three Musketeers, Alexandre Dumas’ swashbuckling epic, is set against the backdrop of injustice and chivalry.
TWELFTH NIGHT OR, WHAT YOU WILL
By William Shakespeare
Director: Kent Gash
The Acting Company’s fresh take on Shakespeare’s most celebrated comedy, ... read more
The Acting Company publicly commits to supporting our BIPOC friends and colleagues. Below is a list of immediate actions. These are first steps that will be followed by comprehensive diversity and anti-racist policies that the staff and board of directors will develop and publish by spring of 2021.
We commit to continuing and expanding our policies to increase BIPOC representation at every level of the organization.
1. We will continue to put together diverse ensembles and production teams and expand the numbers of BIPOC actors, designers, and technicians employed in each season.<... read more
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,... read more
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 this Wednesday, August 26th for the next installment: Letters from Cuba by María Irene Fornés and featuring Danaya Esperanza, Luis Moreno, Luis Quintero, Pablo Gomez, Joshua David Robinson, and Sebastian Arroyo premiering at 7:30 PM on our YouTube channel and will stream through Sunday, August 30th.<... read more