Welcome to the Actors Ensemble of Berkeley website!

Exit The King

By Eugene Ionesco
Directed by Jerome Solberg

January 23 through February 21, 2009

Pioneering the Theatre of the Absurd is not unlike founding the Donner Pass, as very few will ultimately trickle through and several will eat each other up in he process.

Continue Reading


By Murray Schisgal
Directed by Alan Barkan

April 23 through May 23, 2009

Heart over mind, mind over body. This is the age-old story where one partner falls out of love with their current and in love with their wanna-be-current and schemes to painlessly shift currents. Actors Ensemble of Berkeley presents twisted takes on a twisted story, but—we promise!—you won't have to be twisted to watch (although it makes identification all the easier).

Continue Reading

As It Is In Heaven

By Arlene Hutton
Directed by Jeremy Cole

October 23 through November 21, 2009

This is the story of a religious community in crisis. Set in 1838, As It is in Heaven explores issues of faith through the eyes of nine women in the Shaker village of Pleasant Hill, Kentucky.

Continue Reading

You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown

By Clark Gesner
Based on the comic strip "Peanuts" by Charles M. Schulz
Directed by Gregg Klein

July 17 through August 15, 2009

Our summer musical, a revival of You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown, It is a fresh approach to the all-time 1967 classic. Sally Brown joins Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, Schroeder and Snoopy in this version.

Continue Reading

Thank You

Actors Ensemble of Berkeley is delighted to acknowledge the Berkeley Civic Arts Program and Civic Arts Commission's support in the form of a grant of $8,000.00 awarded in 2017. Also, a thank you to Theatre Bay Area for a grant of $2,500.00.

Actors Ensemble Facebook Group

Actors Ensemble of Berkeley - P.O. Box 663 - Berkeley - California - 94701 ¦ Our Answering Service: (510) 649-5999 ¦

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Federal Tax ID #946139640, since 04-1967