CTC Artistic Director Charlie Sexton is pleased to announce the promotion of Hallie Dizdarevic to Associate Artistic Director. Hallie, who has served as CTC’s Lead Artistic Associate, will be assisting in managing the Walden Theatre Conservatory, productions, and more. Charlie had this to say about the appointment: “Hallie epitomizes everything you could ask for in…

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CTC’s Walden Theatre Alumni Company presents 2 plays in Summer 2018 featuring the acting and directing talents of ’09-’17 alumni and other professionals. [hr style=”4″ margin=”20px 0px 20px 0px”] [one_half]   [responsive][/responsive] [gap height=”15″][separator headline=”h2″ title=”Ghosts Like Us”] by Sage Martin directed by Maggie Rogers July 26, 27, 28 & Aug 2, 3, 4 @ 7:30…

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Acting Up wouldn’t be what it is without the contributions of our esteemed alumni spanning the 1970s to the 2010s. Here are the full biographies of the performers!   [separator headline=”h3″ title=”Emily Albrink”] Hailed by The New York Times as “delightful and vocally strong and versatile,” Emily Albrink is a soprano whose career sports esteemed collaborations…

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Commonwealth Theatre Center and ambassadors from Fund for the Arts NeXt program invite you to A Night of ACTING UP April 26, 2018 – 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. Tickets $40 ($50 at the door) at Commonwealth Theatre Center 1123 Payne Street, Louisville, KY 40204 [button link=”https://louisvilletickets.com/events/acting-up” size=”large” target=”_blank or _self” icon=”” color=”red, blue, green, gray,…

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  [embedvideo type=”youtube” id=”QoeqkazWONU”] [gap height=”20″][separator headline=”h3″ title=”Excellence in Theatre Education Award”] Commonwealth Theatre Center is thrilled to nominate Artistic Director Charlie Sexton for the 2018 Excellence in Theatre Education Award presented by Carnegie Mellon University and the Tony Awards! This honor recognizes a K-12 theatre educator in the U.S. who has demonstrated monumental impact on…

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CTC’s Professional/Alumni Company is producing two great plays this summer. The titles make it sound like a unified theme, but it would be hard to conceive of two plays that are more different. Dry Land by Ruby Spiegel runs at the end of next week and Shipwrecked! by Donald Margulies opens the end of July and runs through first week of August.…

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Please join Commonwealth Theatre Center for a memorable May as we complete the full canon of Shakespeare’s plays! It’s been a long time coming (41 years, in fact!), and with this year’s Young American Shakespeare Festival our company becomes the first theatre conservatory for young people in the world to reach this awesome milestone. The less-frequently produced plays King John…

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Join Commonwealth Theatre Center and the Walden Theatre Conservatory for: Reunion 2016 December 17 from 5:30-7:30pm 1123 Payne Street in Louisville We’ll have refreshments and plenty of time to get reaccquainted before our current Professional Company-In-Residence takes the stage for the final performance of Ionesco’s Rhinoceros at 7:30. This is a free non-ticketed event immediately…

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The apathetic but good-natured Bérenger watches helpless as friends & townsfolk transform into beasts in this absurdist masterpiece that contends with purposelessness & the persuasive power of violence in the rise of fascism. Rhinoceros Eugene Ionesco, translated by Derek Prouse directed by Hal Park, featuring actors from the Professional Company-In-Residence December 9-17 (shows Dec 9,10,15,16,17 @ 7:30pm) on the…

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The Chili Supper is our biggest event of the year when we bring together our amazing community of students, families, staff, and supporters for an evening of food, a silent auction, the big $1,000 raffle (plus lots of other prizes), and a costume contest for the kids. Thats a lot of commas—because there’s something for everyone! [responsive][/responsive] Chili…

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