Commedia Ensemble

Commedia Ensemble

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High schoolers – take your improv skills to the next level! Get pre-professional acting training designed to give high school drama students the tools they need to succeed in college and beyond.

Go back to the roots of wandering performers with this three week summer acting program like no other!  Students receive expert training physical comedyimprovisation, and group playwriting, to create a wholly unique play.

The National Endowment for the Arts identified Commedia Ensemble as offering challenges unlike any other pre-college theatre program in the nation. This immersive and holistic experience allows our elite high school actors to attain a new level of artistry, confidence, leadership, and independence.

By audition only. For current 8th – 12th graders

Audition Dates
  • Audition 1: Sunday, March 7, 11:00 am — 12:30 pm
  • Audition 2: Sunday, April 18, 11:00 am — 12:30 pm
  • Audition 3: Sunday, May 16, 11:00 am — 12:30 pm
  • Audition 4: Sunday, June 6, 5:00 — 6:15 pm
  • Further auditions by appointment only.
Program Dates

1 Spot Left!

Further auditions by appointment only. If you want that last spot, please email or call us ASAP!

Limited space remains in Shakespeare Ensemble and Shakespeare Troupe!

In 8th grade? Check out the Thespian Ensemble.

Please contact us to schedule an audition.

LIMITED AVAILABILITY: Auditions are only held if we still have open spots in our programs. We can not guarantee this availability, so we strongly recommend that you register for the earliest audition that you’re able to attend.

We were totally blown away. My husband could not believe that your kids were high school kids and not college kids.

– Audience Member

Associate Artistic Director Toby Mulford talks about Commedia Troupe