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:

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