2025 Addison Street, Berkeley, California 94704, United States
Berkeley Repertory Theater is a regional theater company located in Berkeley , California. Seven productions take place every season from its two stages in downtown Berkeley.
Berkeley Repertory Theater has grown from a store front to an international leader in innovative theatre. Known for its ambition, relevance and excellence, as well as its adventurous audience, since 1968 the non-profit has provided a welcoming home to emerging and established artists. More than 5.5 million people have enjoyed almost 500 Berkeley Rep shows, which have won six Tony Awards, seven Obie Awards, nine Drama Desk Awards, one Grammy Award, one Pulitzer Award and many other awards. Berkeley Rep was awarded the Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theater in 1997.
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The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep's Center for the Creation and Development of New Work was launched in 2012 to formalize, enhance and expand the processes by which Berkeley Rep operates. The Berkeley Rep School of Theater engages and educates about 20,000 people a year and helps build up tomorrow's audience with its nationally recognized teen programs. Berkeley Rep 's bustling facilities — including the 400-seater Peet 's Theatre, the 600-seater Roda Theatre, and the spacious West Berkeley campus — are helping to revitalize a renowned city.
Berkeley Rep creates ambitious theatre that entertains and challenges its audiences, provokes civic engagement, and inspires people to experience the world in new and surprising ways.
They believe in striving for excellence in all that they do; attracting the best artists and teachers, maintaining the highest production values, and providing education and enrichment opportunities to our community.
They also believe that the best way to entertain and challenge our audience is by developing new works and producing an eclectic repertoire of contemporary works and classics. They believe that theater can advance a more diverse and inclusive future, and we are striving to reflect that future in our arts, its creators, and our community. They believe that producing a compelling theater requires taking risks and pushing boundaries for ourselves and our audiences. They believe that creating meaningful art requires financial and institutional stability, and they accept that responsibility as managers of the resources entrusted to us.