About the PTC Season

The Professional Training Company produces a full season of shows focused on new works and emerging artists. Members of the company produce, support, and participate in some or all of these productions in roles matching their apprenticeship (acting apprentices act in each production, directing apprentices direct or assistant-direct, marketing apprentices develop marketing plans, etc.):

Solo Mios
A series of short solo-performances written and performed acting apprentices with the support of PTC members, Actors Theatre staff and guest artists.

The New Play Project
A series of site-based plays written for the company and produced in the Louisville area. PTC members work with the playwrights to develop and produce their work.

The Tens
A fully-produced festival of Ten-Minute Plays. Company members and Actors theatre staff collaborate to produce the pieces for the Actors Theatre stage.

The Humana Festival of New American Plays Members of the PTC work in tandem with Actors Theatre Staff to help produce a series of world premieres written by established and emerging playwrights. Included in the festival is a full-length work written to be workshopped and performed by the Acting Apprentice Company under the leadership of professional artistic staff.

New Voices Young Playwrights Festival
Plays written by high school and middle school students in the Louisville area are chosen to be produced at Actors Theatre. Members of the PTC are given the opportunity to participate in the selection, development, performance and realization of the winning plays.

Independent Projects
Company members are encouraged to step outside of their curriculum to undertake and explore other artistic endeavors. Company members hold complete creative and producorial control of these projects with mentorship made available.

Industry Acting Showcase
Agents, casting directors and other industry professionals are invited each year to attend a showcase of short scenes performed by the acting apprentice company.


Actors Theater of Louisville
316 West Main St.
Louisville, KY 40202
Box Office: 502.584.1205
502.371.0956 TDD

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