Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

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Located in downtown Cincinnati, Ensemble Theatre produces bold and compelling contemporary theatre of the highest artistic caliber along with award-winning education and community programs.

Who We Are

Noted for its intimacy and celebrated for its dedication to bring socially conscious and thought-provoking contemporary theatre to the region, Ensemble Theatre is nestled in the heart of Cincinnati’s historic Over-the-Rhine neighborhood and maintains a steadfast belief in the transformative power of the arts to create vibrant, sustainable communities. Each year, we produce the best in contemporary theatre and attract a diverse audience of 30,000+ to more than 220 performances annually.


Our Mission

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is a professional theatre dedicated to producing world and regional premieres of works that often explore compelling social issues. We fulfill our mission through our stage productions and educational outreach programs that enlighten, enliven, enrich, and inspire our audiences.


Our Vision

A thriving urban arts community that is accessible to everyone.

Photo credits | Masthead: set of The Whipping Man (Brian Ambs); Production History, Ginny Hoffman and Gary Sandy in A Streetcar Named Desire (Sandy Underwood); Leadership & Staff, set of Next to Normal (Ryan Kurtz); Newsroom, Dennis Parlato and Amy Warner in 33 Variations (Sandy Underwood); Support, Bruce Cromer in An Iliad (Ryan Kurtz); Get Involved, Jessica Hendy and Charlie Clark in Next to Normal (Ryan Kurtz)