Welcome to the Actors Ensemble of Berkeley website!

The Importance of Being Earnest

By Oscar Wilde
Directed  by Nicole Meñez
At Live Oak Theatre
January 20th - February 11th at 8 pm
Sundays 1/29 & 2/5 at 2 pm


A refreshing new take on a timeless classic. Enjoy the mirth as Jack and Algernon avoid the petty obligations of late Victorian society whilst pursuing the hands of Gwendolen and Cecily. Young love must win out despite the objections of the imperious Lady Bracknell.

Continue Reading

Staged Reading: An Enemy of the People

by Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Arthur Miller
directed by Michael R. Cohen.
One morning only: Sunday, May 21st, at Temple Beth Hillel, Richmond.

Actors Ensemble is producing a staged reading of Ibsen's An Enemy of the People, adapted by Arthur Miller, for the "Sunday Bagel Brunch" on Sunday May 21st at Temple Beth Hillel, Richmond (near Hilltop Mall).

Continue Reading

The Caucasian Chalk Circle

By Bertolt Brecht
Adapted by Stern, Stern & Auden
Directed by Anna Smith
Weekends in John Hinkel Park, July 1st-16th 2017
(including a special performance Tuesday, July 4th)

Bertolt Brecht's most heartfelt (and funny) play The Caucasian Chalk Circle, written by Brecht in California while in exile from Germany during World War II, it features music created by the cast and is set in the chaos of southern Russia and the Caucasus Mountains at the end of World War II. 

Continue Reading

  • 1
  • 2

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.

Actors Ensemble Facebook Group

Actors Ensemble of Berkeley - P.O. Box 663 - Berkeley - California - 94701 ¦ Our Answering Service: (510) 649-5999 ¦

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Federal Tax ID #946139640, since 04-1967