Backyard Theater Ensemble

Backyard Theater Ensemble, Inc. is a collaboration of Connecticut artists devoting their time, experience and resources to produce theater that inspires, challenges, and entertains both performers and audiences. Guided by our collective artistic vision, volunteer artists each fulfill multiple roles on stage, behind the scenes, and in the community. These roles capitalize on members' talents while also acknowledging weaknesses to empower growth. We create theatre that is a powerful instrument asking all ensemble and audience members to confront the realities of our world.


Backyard Theater Ensemble is looking to cast one role for their upcoming production of The North Plan by Jason Wells. Miss Cox – 25-35, WOC – the administrative officer at Lodus police station. Comedic role; involves some physical comedy. Performance dates are April 12 @ 8 pm and April 13 […]

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The Good Doctor

Backyard Theater Ensemble is excited to present Neil Simon’s The Good Doctor, a sketch comedy play based on the short stories of Anton Chekhov. This is a collaborative production, with six directors each bringing their own comedic sensibilities to individual vignettes. The audience is guided by Chekhov himself through a […]

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AUDITION NOTICE FOR EXTREMITIES Backyard Theater Ensemble will present Extremities by William Mastrosimone at the Thomaston Opera House Arts Center Theatre May 27-June 5th, 2016. Lucia Dressel will direct the show. Rehearsals will be Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings in Thomaston with some weekend-day requirements in May. Open auditions for […]

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Auditions for The Glass Menagerie-MEN NEEDED!

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AUDITION NOTICE FOR GLASS MENAGERIE Backyard Theater Ensemble and Landmark Community Theater will present The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams at the Thomaston Opera House February 27-March 13th 2016. Donato J. D’Albis will direct the show. Auditions for this production will be held on December 7th & 8th at 6:30 […]

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BTE Seeking New Members!

Are you interested in acting, directing, stage managing, set design and build, lighting design, costume design, prop acquisition, marketing and public relations, fundraising, or any other job associated with a theatrical production? Then consider joining Backyard Theater Ensemble! Backyard Theater Ensemble is a company of volunteer adults creating challenging and inspiring […]

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