In response to the coronavirus pandemic, The Ensemble Theatre has been following recommendations from the CDC, AIHA and Texas local and state governments. We have crafted policies and procedures to create the safest possible environment, and to prioritize the health and safety of everyone who enters our building. Everyone that enters the building must wear a mask and we have implemented distancing in the theater seating for your safety and comfort.
(May 18, 2020) Ashley Tamar Davis, Grammy-Nominated Actress (Prince, Tyler Perry, The Voice, Broadway) joins us this Message Monday to share how she has been impacted by COVID-19 and offer her endearing words of encouragement to us all! She is one of our very own Young Performers Program alumni we continue to cheer on in her career! To learn more and to follow her artistic journey visit: www.facebook.com/AshleyTamarMusic
(May 8, 2020) Actress Delali Potakey shares her favorite childhood story "The Sun and the Moon." What a warm way to spend a moment with family!
(May 4, 2020) Guest Actress DeQuina Moore joins BOLD Online "Message Mondays" to share a bit of her artistic journey, spread a little sunshine, and encourage us all to tap into the things that bring us joy!
(May 1, 2020) The Ensemble Theatre Young Performers Samuel Harvey and Kyle Anthony Mosley share inspiration through song, words of encouragement, and insight to their experiences as young performers in this week's Family Fun Friday post!
(May 1, 2020) Actress Crystal Rae takes us into her classroom and introduces us to two of her students. Join them for a little story, song, and art!
(April 30, 2020) It's time for more Thursday Throwback Theatre Moments as we continue the week with our "SPOTLIGHT! Ensemble Young Performers." The Ensemble Theatre Young Performers Program cultivates creative though and expression through the arts for youth ages 6-17.
(April 27, 2020) Actress Jayla McDonald talks about her experience as a young artist, and BOLD Online Series moves into another "Message Monday" leading into a full week to "SPOTLIGHT! Ensemble Young Performers."
(April 24, 2020) Artist Loren Holmes shares how she uses dance to stay calm during this time of social distancing with a performance of meditative movement for the soul.
(April 23, 2020) We take a look back at some of your audience's favorite musicals at The Ensemble Theatre. These spectacular performances made us clap, dance, and even sing along!
(April 22, 2020) Eileen J. Morris, Artistic Director for The Ensemble Theatre joins the discussion entitled "What is Black Theatre." Host Ekundayo Bandele, founder of Hattie Lou Theatre in Memphis, Tennessee was also joined by Keith Arthur Bolden, Monica Ndounou, and Jackie Alexander to explore the fabric of Black theatre in American and its relevance in the arts community.
April 20, 2020) Actor Anthony Boggess Glover spreads love through an uplifting Stevie Wonder tribute. No doubt we are started this week with a little more love and humanity.
(April 17, 2020) Actor/ Singer Werner Richmond performs his original "Morning Star" inspired by his artistic hero Al Jarreau.
(April 16, 2020) This Thursday Throwback Theatre Moments we Remember the incredible time we had for our "Rhythm of the Night" 2019 Gala! Honorary Chair Winell Herron along with Co-Chairs Gaynell Drexler and Heidi Smith have joined forces to host one of The Ensemble Theatre’s largest fundraising events of the year. Honorees included: Richard Lawson, Legacy Award; Morocco Omari, Actor of the Year; Lora Clemons, President’s Award (Posthumously); Dr. Teddy McDavid, Community Volunteer; and Amanda Holmes, Rising Star.
( April 13, 2020) Actress Chandra Wilson makes a guest appearance for "The Ensemble Theatre BOLD Online Series: The Story Continues!" Message Mondays to share her words of encouragement!
( April 1, 2020) Artistic Director Eileen J. Morris shares updates amid COVID-19 cancellations and the launch of the theatre's BOLD Online Series. #TET #TETMidtown #togetherwhileapart
(April 9, 2020) Executive Director Janette Cosley gives updates regarding the impact of the COVID-19 shut downs, how the theatre is adapting with online programming, and highlighting the first Throwback Theatre Moments post of the BOLD Online Series!
(April 10, 2020) Board President Jesse Tyson shares heartfelt gratitude for all the theatre's supporters, gives a personal update on how he and his wife are adapting to the current COVID-19 shutdowns, and reassurance on the work the theatre's board and staff are doing to prepare for the future.
Join us for another session in our inaugural BOLD Online Series: The Story Continues! It's Family Fun Friday and Actress Michelle Elaine shares how to break into the business of acting! Actress Regina Hearne will follow with an exciting monologue from August Wilson's "Fences" and musical performance!