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The Skin of our Teeth


by Thornton Wilder
directed by Michael R. Cohen.
Running weekends
January 4 through 26, 2019
At Live Oak Theatre

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The Skin of our Teeth


by Thornton Wilder
directed by Michael R. Cohen.
Running weekends
January 4 through 26, 2019
At Live Oak Theatre

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Request for Stage Reading Proposals

Directors, budding and otherwise - we are now accepting proposals for staged readings to be produced during the time periods of "Rock and Roll" (Jan-Feb 2013), "Much Ado About Nothing" (April-May 2013), "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" (July-Aug 2013), and "Man and Superman" (Oct-Nov 2013).

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Summer Staged Readings begin 7-31!

In concert with our main stage production of NOISES OFF, the comic masterpiece by Michael Frayn, Actors Ensemble presents a series of staged readings featuring Frayn's oevre.  On consecutive Tuesday nights starting July 31st we will be presenting THE TWO OF US, BENEFACTORS, and COPENHAGEN.   Our series provides a comprehensive picture of Frayn's excellence in both highly comic and intensely dramatic works.   Plus - on Sunday evening August 12th we begin a new series of "works in development" with the staged reading of a new play by Norah Foster, MADAM GUFAY'S LOVELUTIONARIES.

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Request for Proposals for our 2013 Season!

Request for Proposals and Suggestions for the Actors Ensemble 2013 Season!

Actors Ensemble is looking for directors and productions for it's 2013 Season.  Please submit (a) your resume, (b) your availability in 2013 - that is, the time slots you would be available to direct, and (c) three (3) plays you would be interested in directing for Actors Ensemble.  Please include short descriptions and a cast breakdown (M/F, approximate ages).

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Thank You

Actors Ensemble of Berkeley is delighted to acknowledge the Berkeley Civic Arts Program and Civic Arts Commission's support in the form of a grant of $8,000.00 awarded in 2017. Also, a thank you to Theatre Bay Area for a grant of $2,500.00.

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