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Library Research Guide for Theatre Arts

Local Theatres & Companies

The University Theatre of Saint Louis University.
Saint Louis University's own theatre, located on campus in Xavier Hall.

Avalon Theatre Company.
A local compnay featuring St. Louis professional artists producing new treatments of plays and musicals.

Center of Contemporary Arts (COCA).
A multidisciplinary arts center that provides programs, performances, and exhibitions.

Conservatory of Theater Arts at Webster University.
Webster University's Department of Theatre & Dance.

Edison Theatre at Washington University.
Washington University's Theatre for music, theatre, and dance.

The Fabulous Fox-St. Louis.
St. Louis' home for big stage and Broadway productions.

Hot City Theatre.
Established in 1937, it is one of the oldest theatre companies in St. Louis.

The Muny.
A permanent outdoor theatre located in Forest Park with performances by the Municipal Theatre Association.

Mustard Seed Theatre.
A local theatre company that explores the relationship between God and the ethical responsibility. Performances take place at Fontbonne University's Black Box Theatre.

New Jewish Theatre.
Located at the Sarah and Abraham Wolfson Studio Theatre at the Jewish Community Center in Creve Coeur, New Jewish Theatre presents a diversity of award winning programs.

Orange Girls Theatre.
Local women-focused theatre company promoting women's contributions to the theatrical arts.

Opera Theatre of St. Louis.
Productions sung in English and accompanied by the Saint Louis Symphony.

Repertory Theatre of St. Louis.
The greater St. Louis area's premier live, professional theatre.

St. Louis Actor's Studio.
The STLAS is, "is committed to bringing engaging theatrical experiences to our community of actors, writers, producers, filmmakers and all patrons of the arts." They are based out of the Gaslight Theater in historic Gaslight Square.

St. Louis Black Repertory Theatre.
The nation's largest, professional African American theatre company.

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis.
Professional theatre company producing free Shakespeare theatre outdoors. It is also their goal to provide education on theatre through schools and community outreach.

Upstream Theatre Company.
A professional production company that dedicates itself to producing new works and inventive stagings of classical plays.

St. Louis Auditions.
Not a theatre or company, but a blog announcing auditions for St. Louis metro-area actors and students.