The New American Theatre is a membership company of professional actors and theatre artists who work in theatre, film, television and new media. The New American Theatre (formerly Circus Theatricals) is celebrating twenty-one years in Los Angeles and has enjoyed critical acclaim, awards and nominations from the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Variety, Hollywood Reporter, LA Drama Critics Circle, Back Stage, LA Weekly, LA Stage Alliance Ovations and more. CBS Los Angeles named The New American Theatre as one of the top five 99-seat theatre companies in Los Angeles.
The New American Studio Ensemble
The New American Studio Ensemble is the resident acting company of The New American Theatre. Members of the Studio Ensemble a part of unique and vibrant community of working actors.
**** Participation in a community of vibrant, working actors in theatre, TV and film.
**** Collaboration on the production of new and classic plays.
**** A weekly acting studio that focuses on scene study and technique.
**** The benefit of a shared dialogue between motivated and experienced actors who strive for fulfilling and long-lasting acting careers.
Associate Artist Members are long-time members of the New American Theatre Community and dedicate and volunteer their time and expertise to the company.
Associate Members are advanced, professional working actors and theatre artists who have demonstrated a life-long commitment to theatre in America.
For more information about how to join and become involved, check our our Studio page.
NAT By The numbers
21 Years in Los Angeles
Over 198 Productions
Over 129 Los Angeles or World Premieres Plays
Over 2,000 Actors on Stage
Over 500 combined Playwrights, directors, designers
Over 25,000 Audience members served
5 World Premieres published
3 plays adapted into films
Countless Awards, Recognition and Critic Choice Productions