Theater Companies

The National Endowment for the Arts, in cooperation with Arts Midwest, selected the following theater companies from across the country through competitive review processes. The companies are all exemplary, professional, not-for-profit groups with substantial performing experience.

The selected companies for the 2015-2016 season of Shakespeare in American Communities are:

Companysort icon Location
A Noise Within Glendale, CA
Actors' Shakespeare Project Somerville, MA
African-American Shakespeare Company San Francisco, CA
Alabama Shakespeare Festival Montgomery, AL
American Players Theatre Spring Green, WI
American Shakespeare Center Staunton, VA
Aquila Theatre Company New York, NY
Arkansas Repertory Theatre Little Rock, AR
Atlanta Shakespeare Company Atlanta, GA
Barter Theatre Abingdon, VA
California Shakespeare Theater Berkeley, CA
Chicago Shakespeare Theater Chicago, IL
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Cincinnati, OH
Classic Stage Company New York NY
Dallas Theater Center Dallas, TX
Denver Center Theatre Denver, CO
Folger Theatre Washington, DC
GableStage Coral Gables, FL
Great Lakes Theater Cleveland, OH
Guthrie Theater Minneapolis, MN
Hartford Stage Company Hartford, CT
Kentucky Shakespeare Louisville, KY
Montana Shakespeare in the Parks Bozeman, MT
Olney Theatre Center, National Players Olney, MD
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Ashland, OR
Orlando Shakespeare Theater Orlando, FL
Park Square Theatre Company St. Paul, MN
Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre Pawtucket, RI
Seattle Shakespeare Company Seattle, WA
Shakespeare & Company Lenox, MA
Shakespeare Theatre Company Washington, DC
The Nashville Shakespeare Festival Nashville, TN
The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Center Valley, PA
The People's Light & Theatre Company Malvern, PA
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Madison, NJ
The Warehouse Theatre Greenville, SC
The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum Topanga, CA
Theatre for a New Audience New York, NY
Trinity Repertory Company Providence, RI
Utah Shakespeare Festival Cedar City, UT