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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As we prepare for this new term, join us for this virtual orientation to learn everything we’re doing to safeguard our students and staff!

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Reopening the Conservatory After consulting with local and state officials and analyzing best practices that are in step with arts organizations across the region, CTC’s world-class Walden Theatre Conservatory is planning to reopen for in-person classes starting September 8th. CTC will submit its “Healthy at Work” proposal to Governor Beshear’s office this month to officially…

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To our students, families, alumni, and friends, There are no words to describe how we’re feeling at this moment in time. Commonwealth Theatre Center cares deeply for its students, families, and the entire Kentuckiana community. We pride ourselves on the development and empowerment of creative, impassioned problem-solvers. Because of this, it is important to all of…

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Summer 2020 – Cultural Pass CTC is committed to making top-quality, nationally-recognized arts programming accessible, and we’re excited for you to join us with our Summer 2020 Cultural Pass programs.  Our artists have created a range of Cultural Pass choices both to introduce & expand young people’s understandings of theatre AND to show that resourcefulness & creativity can…

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