LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (April 6, 2022) – A renowned Chicago theater company’s administrator with multiple Kentucky ties will become managing director of Commonwealth Theatre Center (CTC) in Louisville.   CTC’s board of directors appointed Ian Frank managing director of the performing arts-education organization that engages 55,000 youth and adults in a typical year with the magic…

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Come Join Us! Commonwealth Theatre Company (CTC) is a regional non-profit arts organization based in Louisville, Kentucky. Our mission is to develop youth in our community through excellence in  comprehensive theatre education and performance.  And we think the over 55,000 individuals we reach each year, would say we are pretty good at it. Our staff…

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It’s safe to say, we’re all in need of a little sunshine… Summer Camp at CTC enrollment is now open! There are options for actors starting as young as 6 years old – and those who are young at heart! We’re bringing back our favorites like Summer Academy and Shakespeare- but this year we’ll also…

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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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