Conservatory Enrollment If you can believe it, enrollment for spring semester has officially opened! Keep an eye on our website to see the updated offerings for next semester. Check out www.commonwealththeatre.org/conservatory to sign up for Walden Theatre Conservatory’s world class training now!

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Outreach: No Turning Back Next up in Blue Apple Outreach News: we look forward to bringing Keith McGill’s No Turning Back to your classrooms. This production is a two-actor performance highlighting the obstacles and triumphs of Black people using personal perspectives of Kentucky history from the 1860s to the 1970s. Every character places Black voices…

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Fall Festival 2021 Thank you to everyone who came out and celebrated the return of our Definitely-Not-a-Chili-Supper Fall Festival. We had a spooktacular time with our Haunted Stories Tour, were wowed by our talented board, staff, and students, and we culminated the evening with a pie in the face to Artistic Director Charlie Sexton! (We…

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CTC proudly announces our 46th season of plays. Our much anticipated return to the Nancy Niles Sexton stage includes comedy, farce, adventure,a unique look into social inequities through drama , new works and of course Shakespeare.  Our season kicks off with The Children’s Hour, a wonderful Lillian Hellman play that has relevance that spans the…

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We’re excited to bring our Imagination-aged students back with our brand-new Pop-Up Imagination Playdate series! These monthly events for kids aged 5-8 will provide in-person, socially-distanced experiences for our youngest students. Who: Ages 5-8When: March 20th through August 14thWhere: Commonwealth Theatre CenterTickets: $25/pod (each pod holds four participants) Each Playdate will be led by two CTC instructors and includes a themed…

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February 12 & 19, 2021 @7pm Produced by Keith McGill & Hallie Dizdarevic YPF is a collection of ten-minute plays written, directed, and performed by the students of Commonwealth Theatre Center’s Conservatory. This annual event gives agency to our students and showcases skills that will make them invaluable in professional theatre. The plays: My Darling,…

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Nation In Crisis Written/Directed by Keith McGillPerformed by Jacqui Blue January 16, 2021 @ 2:00pm & 7:00pm February 6, 2021 @ 2:00pm & 7:00pm Nation In Crisis is an interactive show that transports audiences to pivotal moments from the Civil Rights Era, using performance to open a door into history and forge a path for…

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An original audio drama by playwright Denmo Ibrahim will build cross-cultural understanding among marginalized groups. Commonwealth Theatre Center (CTC) announces the commission of a world-premiere audio drama by playwright Denmo Ibrahim. The piece will be inspired by several local community partners within the Louisville area, with specific focus on Muslim youth, to develop an inclusive…

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Commonwealth Theatre Center (CTC) has been awarded a forward-looking $61,000 grant from the South Arts Resilience Fund. This new fund, created with support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, supports new, region-specific activities that build the long-term resiliency of arts organizations battling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. “We’re grateful to South Arts for boosting…

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“Relevancy” has had a place in the core goals of the Blue Apple Outreach mission since the merger of Blue Apple Players and Walden Theatre in 2015. In this moment, relevancy is the lens we’re looking through as we embrace the new school year. How do we best serve the education community as it grapples…

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