A Bench in the Shade by Ron Clark AUDTIONS date/time change!

Due to scheduling issues, the Elite Theatre Company’s auditions for the South Stage production of A Bench in the Shade by Ron Clark (originally scheduled for January 23, 24, and 25 from 7pm-9pm) have been…

The Belle of Amherst by William Luce
The Belle of Amherst by William Luce opening March 3!

The Elite Theatre Company is proud to announce the second show of its 2022 Main Stage Season, The Belle of Amherst by William Luce. This production, starring actor and choreographer Anna Kotula under the direction…

Picasso at the Lapin Agile by Steve Martin opening postponed until January 28

Due to continuing COVID conditions and for the protection of our cast, crew, volunteers, and audience, we are pushing the opening of Picasso at the Lapin Agile by Steve Martin one more week to Friday,…

Picasso at the Lapin Agile by Steve Martin opening postponed until January 21

Due to The Elite Theatre’s concern for the health and welfare of our players, house staff, volunteers, and audience members we are delaying the beginning of our 2022 season by one week. Our inaugural show,…

Picasso at the Lapin Agile
New Cast Announcement for Picasso at the Lapin Agile by Steve Martin

Coming to the Elite Theatre Company on the Main Stage in 2022! From the comic genius of Steve Martin comes Picasso at the Lapin Agile, an imagined meeting of Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in…

A Bench in the Shade by Ron Clark AUDITIONS!

NOTE: For all productions, audition participants and actors must present proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or an officially administered negative COVID-19 test (within the previous 72 hours) along with a photo ID. Regardless of vaccination…

Picasso at the Lapin Agile
Tickets on sale now for Picasso at the Lapin Agile!

Tickets are now on sale for Picasso at the Lapin Agile, by Steve Martin, at Eventbrite! This production, directed by Christopher Rubin, will run on The Elite’s Main Stage from January 14 – February 13,…

The 2022 Season!

The Elite Theatre Company is proud to announce its 2022 season: Jan 14 – Feb 13 Picasso at the Lapin Agile by Steve Martin directed by Christopher Rubin Feb 25 – Mar 13 The Belle of…

Picasso at the Lapin Agile
Picasso at the Lapin Agile by Steve Martin

UPDATE: Due to The Elite Theatre’s concern for the health and welfare of our players, house staff, volunteers, and audience members we are delaying the beginning of our 2022 season by two weeks. Our inaugural…

ANDRONICUS Cast Announcement

CAST ANNOUNCEMENT!!! The Elite Theatre Company in Oxnard is thrilled to announce the cast for ANDRONICUS, running in December on the South Stage: The cast: Sindy L McKay-Swerdlove (Tita) Alyssa Carmen (Tamora) Ashley Maimes (Lavinia)…

Severance Play Tickets ON SALE NOW!

The Elite Theatre Company is thrilled to announce the launce of ticket sales for our next Main Stage production, the winner of The Elite Theatre Company’s 2020 Local Playwright Initiative, Severance Play, by Michael Perlmutter–a…

Picasso at the Lapin Agile AUDITIONS

We are looking for our Picasso!!Auditions for Picasso at the Lapin Agile, a play by Steve Martin telling the tale of a comic meetingbetween young Picasso and Albert Einstein at a bar in Paris, will…

ANDRONICUS Auditions!

AUDITIONS!!! The Elite Theatre Company is looking for talent to augment its [almost] all-female cast for ANDRONICUS, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy. Director Bill Walthall is looking for at least EIGHT actresses to join its…

Eleemosynary cast announcement!

The Elite Theatre Company in Oxnard is thrilled to announce the cast for its first production on the newly-christened ETCetera Stage (formerly known as “the South Stage”): ELEEMOSYNARY by Lee Blessing, directed by Aileen-Marie Scott!…

Salvatori by Sindy McKay
Salvatori cast announcement

The Elite Theatre Company is thrilled to announce the cast to Sindy McKay’s Salvatori: Sara – Victoria McGee Harry – William Hubbard Lily – Britney Brown Peter – Trent Trachtenberg Jack – John Webber Jules…

Auditions for Eleemosynary announced!

The Elite Theatre Company in Oxnard is proud to announce auditions for its first production on the newly-christened ETCetera Stage (formerly known as “the South Stage”): ELEEMOSYNARY by Lee Blessing, directed by Aileen-Marie Scott! A ten-performance run…

Salvatori by Sindy McKay
Auditions for Salvatori announced!

A new play written by two-time Emmy award winning writer Sindy McKay, Salvatori explores the consequences on a family when a vulnerable member is taken in by a religious cult. Auditions are 7:00 – 9:00…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Teatro De Las Americas Returns

This November Teatro De Las Americas returns to The Elite Theatre Company this December. Stay tuned for more announcements and updates from The Elite as we get closer to this production.

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