The Company

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Cincinnati Shakespeare's Season 21 Resident Company.  Click on this photo to learn more about all our artists.

Cincinnati Shakespeare’s Season 21 Resident Company. Click on this photo to learn more about all our artists.

Mission

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is a resident ensemble theatre company bringing Shakespeare and the Classics to life for audiences of all ages. For a statement from the Producing Artistic Director, click here.

Vision

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company will become a world-class Shakespeare institution, serving as the arts destination for the region with a commitment to the artists, audiences, schools, and communities of Cincinnati. To read more about the vision, click here.

About Ensemble

At the core of Cincinnati Shakespeare Company are the members. The Company is made up of talented individuals running the gamut of theater professionals, from set designers to artists to the managing director. As a group, the Company ignites the classics to create fresh, thought-provoking productions. Click here to view the Company.

Production History

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company originally was incorporated under the name Fahrenheit Theatre Company. Beginning with a small grant in 1993, a group of young theater artists founded the FTC with the mission of producing Shakespeare and the classics for modern audiences. FTC produced five plays in its first season in various local venues, beginning with Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew at Gabriel’s Corner in Over-the-Rhine. Since that time, the Company has enjoyed rapid artistic growth, a loyal audience base, and critical acclaim. For a more detailed history, click here.

Awards

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is frequently recognized for excellence for the productions onstage as well as awards for the achievements of the organization as a whole.

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Opportunities

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is always looking for talented new artists for various roles within the organization, both onstage and behind the scenes.  For more information, click here. View More Opportunities

Shakespeare Theatre Association – STA

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is proud to be a member of the Shakespeare Theatre Association (STA). For more information, visit www.stahome.org.
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