Transforming lives through theatre education

Theatre Lab acting class under the lights

Learn from Washington’s most talented working theatre professionals

Co-founder Buzz Mauro is one of many Theatre Lab faculty that are very active in DC theatre.

See high-quality performances by youth and adults

Help make theatre arts available to everyone

Enjoy top-notch training in a friendly atmosphere

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MaryBeth Wise teaches Beginning Scene Study at The Theatre Lab
Discount on Late Fall Classes

Early bird discount on the next session ends October 10. Classes for all skill and experience levels.

Staged Reading Series: Literary Adaptations

Join us for free staged readings of classics like Pride and Prejudice, To Kill a Mockingbird, and more.

Join Us At The 2016 Cabaret Benefit

Great auction items, terrific food, show-stopping performances - all in one big night!

Your donation helps in so many ways

Scholarships for kids camps are just one way your donations help

The Theatre Lab depends on individual contributions, as well as corporate, foundation and government grants, for more than 47% of its operating expenses.


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Funded in part by the D.C. Commission on the Arts & Humanities, an agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.