Austin’s Rad Array of Theatre Companies
COMPANIES THAT HIRE ACTORS/STAGE MANAGERS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ACTOR’S EQUITY:
Housed upstairs in a St. Thomas Community Church at 22nd & San Antonio St. in West Campus
Hires with Equity Small Professional Theatre (SPT) contract
Austin Shakespeare^ $
Performs at The Rollins Theatre/Long Center & Zilker Hillside Theatre
Hires with Equity SPT contract
Mary Moody Northen Theatre
At St. Edward’s University
Hires Equity Guest Artists
Produces mostly new work and has an annual Rising Artists play competition
Small Professional Theatre contract, but also hires non-union
15 miles west of downtown juuust outside of Austin in Lakeway
Offered SPT contract until COVID; currently hiring Equity Guest Artists
A three-venue complex on the west side of Lamar just south of the river
Was about to shift from Equity Letter of Agreement (LOA) to LORT D... until COVID
AUSTIN’S TOURING/EXPORTING THEATRE ORGANIZATIONS:
Seriff Productions (Broadway producers)
VENUES THAT IMPORT TOURING SHOWS INTO AUSTIN (these present, not produce):
THE FABULOUS CORNUCOPIA OF NON-UNION THEATRE COMPANIES THAT KEEP AUSTIN CREATIVE — YOU GOTTA CHECK THESE OUT!
Austin Community College Drama Dpt.
Austin Scottish Rite Theater ^
Gilbert & Sullivan Austin ^
Ground Floor Theatre $
UT Austin Dept. of Theatre & Dance
Zilker Theatre Productions ^ $
RECENTLY CLOSED OR ON HAITUS:
Austin Theatre Project
$ Sometimes pay-what-you-can or free
^ Produces theatre for children
LIVE THEATRE VENUES
Mary Moody Northen Theatre (St. Ed's)
Oscar G. Brockett Theatre (UT)
The Rollins Theatre (Long Center)
Do you produce theatre within the Austin city limits — or just outside the city limits but with an Equity contract hiring Austin talent??
If so, we’re glad to add your company to this list. Just email us.
Audiences outside Austin:
We love the theatres on Austin's outskirts! Though they're not listed here, we encourage Central Texas audiences to explore them. Not sure if there's one near you? Our good partner, CTX Live Theatre, lists all the theatres in Central Texas alphabetically by town name!