The Acting Company
Manager: Tim Fox
Management Territory: North America
"The Acting Company endures as the major touring classical theatre in the United States." The New York Times
Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” (directed by Ian Belknap)
Tom Stoppard’s “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead” (directed by John Rando)
Shakespeare's "As You Like It" (directed by Dan Rothenberg)
John Steinbeck's "Of Mice And Men" (directed by Ian Belknap)
Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" (directed by Rob Melrose)
Shakespeare's "Comedy of Errors"
History - The legendary John Houseman and current Producing Artistic Director Margot Harley founded The Acting Company in 1972 - with the first graduating class of The Juilliard School's Drama Division - to develop classically trained . . . American actors and a national audience for the theater. The Acting Company has gone to win Obie, Audelco, Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards and a TONY.
Kevin Kline, Patti LuPone, Rainn Wilson, Jeffrey Wright, Frances Conroy, Harriet Harris, Jesse L. Martin, David Schramm, Henry Stram, Tom Hewitt, David Ogden Stiers and Hamish Linklater are just a few of the hundreds of actors whose careers began on tour with The Acting Company, which has performed 131 productions for millions of people in the United States, London, Australia, Russia and Eastern Europe. Its Education Programs - including master classes, student matinees and weeklong artistic residencies - have reached tens of thousands of students.
The Acting Company promotes theater and literacy by bringing a touring repertory of classical productions, talented young actors and teaching artists into communities across America, particularly those where live performance and theater arts education is limited or non-existent. They perform each year in over 50 cities to audiences of 70,000 and reaching more than 25,000 students with its arts education programs.
Biography, The Acting Company Board of Directors, The Acting Company Alumni, The Acting Company Education Brochure, The Acting Company 2013-2014 Tour Information Sheet 2012-2013 Tour Information Sheet - As You Like It 2012-2013 Tour Information Sheet - Of Mice and Men Director Biographies, 2012-2013 Tour Interview with Margot Harley, co-founder of The Acting Company New York Times Review of "As You Like It," March 5, 2013
News & Critical Acclaim
- "Still On the Road" Documentary Trailer
- The Acting Company's 40th Anniversary
- The Acting Company - "Of Mice and Men" - Crooks and Lennie
- The Acting Company - "Of Mice and Men" - George and Lennie's Dream
- TAC Documentary Clip
- Kevin Kline about The Acting Company