Congratulations Youth Playwright Competition Winners!

Congratulations Ventura County Youth Playwright Competition Winners! The Elite Theatre Company is proud to announce the Ventura County Youth Playwright Competition Winners, Lillian Grace & Yale Coopersmith! Lillian Grace is a youth artist who specializes in both writing and performance. Her debut poetry book, “i am the love letter,” was published in March of this… Continue reading Congratulations Youth Playwright Competition Winners!

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ETC Digital – Youth Playwright Competition Announced

ETC Digital PresentsYouth Playwright Competition Announcing a new playwright competition embracing the Zoom  streaming format! –  We heard you! New extended deadline of July 1st! The Elite Theatre Company is now accepting submissions for our first ever Youth New Works Playwright Competition – specifically for digital performances. This competition is open to residents of Ventura County… Continue reading ETC Digital – Youth Playwright Competition Announced

COVID-19 Closure

ETC Response to COVID-19   The current global pandemic has forced our theatre to go dark for an unknown period of time. I can tell you that this pandemic has been an especially emotional experience for us as we were in the midst of a comeback this year. Countless hours of hard work have been… Continue reading COVID-19 Closure

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Auditions for Picasso At The Lapin Agile The Elite Theatre Company is proud to announce auditions for Picasso at the Lapin Agile by Steve Martin, directed by Christopher Rubin. Auditions are: Monday, February 10, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 11 at 7:00 p.m. The Elite Theatre Company, 2731 S. Victoria Ave., Oxnard, CA 93035. The Elite Theatre… Continue reading Untitled

Transport Theatre Presents Bloomsday by Steven Dietz

This charming play by prolific playwright/storyteller Stephen Dietz, explores the connection between our older and younger selves and life’s missed opportunities. It blends wit, humor and heartache as an American tourist and Irish tour guide look back at their first meeting 35 years ago.

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Beacon Theater Company Stages Joe Calarco’s Walter Cronkite is Dead at The Elite

The Beacon Theater Company completes their 2019 season with Walter Cronkite is Dead by Joe Calarco on November 8 at Elite Theatre in Oxnard.
The Beacon Theater Company’s inaugural 2019 season comes to a close with Joe Calarco’s red-state-meets-blue-state comedy about two women—a Southerner and an Easterner—who discover common ground on a stormy night in the Reagan National Airport. Margaret, the Washingtonian, awaits the arrival of her son, when chatty Patty on her way to …

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2020 at The Elite

The Elite Theatre Company 2020 Season! The Elite Theatre Company is excited to announce our 2020 Season. In an attempt to help #SaveTheElite, we have opted to introduce shows that fall outside of what would normally be produced at The Elite. Bringing in a Summer Special, introducing a conservatory program, and a lot more. 2020… Continue reading 2020 at The Elite

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Closing the Merchant of Venice.

Closing The Merchant of Venice This Monday I made the decision to terminate our relationship with California Shakespeare Company, informing the Director that he was no longer welcome at The Elite after multiple complaints of unprofessional, openly hostile and toxic behavior towards our production staff, members of the cast, and theatre leadership. This is not… Continue reading Closing the Merchant of Venice.

ETC announces new Arts program

Through this new program The Elite Theatre Company is offering free tickets to low income members of the Ventura County Community whom are interested in attending a performance at The Elite.

New Interim Artistic Director & New Member of the Board at The Elite!

New Interim Artistic Director & New Member of the Board at The Elite! The Elite Theatre Company announces the following changes to its management team effective September 1:  The Board has chosen Mike Marsalisi as the Interim Artistic Director for the Elite Theatre Company for 2020. Michael originally served as a volunteer production photographer at… Continue reading New Interim Artistic Director & New Member of the Board at The Elite!

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