The Ensemble Theatre is the largest African-American professional theatre company in the U.S. that produces in-house and owns its own facility. Each year the theatre presents a repertoire of critically acclaimed dramas, comedies and musicals that demonstrates the artistic ability of more than 250 professional local, regional and national artists and support staff.The theatre also has an educational touring program and a summer young performers training program.
The theatre is a non-profit organization that houses three stages located on Main Street in the heart of midtown, with a METRORail stop named in its honor.
The Ensemble Theatre was founded as a touring company in 1976 by the late George Hawkins.
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