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…

Announcing the cast of Picasso at the Lapin Agile

Announcing the cast of Picasso at the Lapin Agile     [NOTE: this production, originally scheduled for February 2020, has been rescheduled for January 2022… Cast updates will be announced soon.] We are proud to…

ETC Poetry Slam

It’s The Elite Theatre Poetry Slam! Want to be an Elite Slam Poet?  The Elite Theatre Company is currently accepting submissions for the Elite Poetry Slam on April 25th!   Submit now through April 4th for…

Wit by Margaret Edson

Wit Opens at The Elite Theatre Company The Elite Theatre production of “Wit” by playwright Margaret Edson opened Friday February 21st.  With performances running from through to Sunday March 22nd at the Elite Theatre Company in Channel…

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.

To Gillian on her 37th Birthday by Michael Brady, directed by Rolland Petrello; August 16-September 15
To Gillian on her 37th Birthday – by Michael Brady

Written by Michael BradyDirected by Rolland PetrelloProduced by L.J. StevensAugust 16th – September 15th 2019 A grieving widower must accept his wife’s death to save himself and his relationship with his daughter. David loves his…

One Acts Festival

The Elite Theatre Company is excited to announce our upcoming One Act Festival! Traditionally held at the start of the year, this year The Elite was forced to reschedule the festival and is now excited…

Help Save The Elite!

We’re the only Community Theatre here in Oxnard and we need your help to keep The Elite Theatre Company alive! Please consider a tax-deductible donation to the Elite Theatre Company, and make a commitment to…

Open Mic Night Fills House!

On May 18th The Elite Theatre Company held our very first Open Mic Night on our ETC Stage. Featuring local performers of all ages, the night was an absolute hit! Our ETC Stage was standing…

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