Funding will help support an original audio immersive production designed to build cross-cultural understanding. LOUISVILLE, KY — Commonwealth Theatre Center (CTC) has been approved for a $10,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support its Connecting Cultures initiative.  The grant will directly support the development of ZAYNAB’S NIGHT OF DESTINY, an audio immersive play reflecting…

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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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We are so excited to announce the new Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Awareness Society (IDEAS) at Commonwealth Theatre Center! IDEAS at CTC is a group where students can learn from and engage with diverse communities through theatre. Created out of the need to broaden our ideas about the collective theatre experience, IDEAS will help students reimagine the…

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The ‘Resetting the Stage’ Campaign & Variety Show! Click here to make your gift today! We couldn’t be more excited to announce this next chapter in Commonwealth Theatre Center’s story. We are launching the ‘Resetting the Stage’ campaign TODAY – and we want you to play a starring role! This multifaceted campaign effort will consist of two…

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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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LOUISVILLE, KY (August 17, 2020) — Commonwealth Theatre Center (CTC), one of the nation’s leading pre-professional theatre education organizations, announces a restructuring of its organizational leadership model. As of August 1, former Associate Artistic Director Hallie Dizdarevic has accepted and moved into the newly-formed position of Director of Creative Engagement. This change comes in…

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