A.C.T. seeks to develop the artist in every actor. We cultivate educated men and women of the theater with a critical sense who will energize and advance performance in America. Our training prepares actors to succeed in all aspects of the profession, but our primary goal is to prepare artists for a lifelong investment in the theater. Click here to learn more.
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Read the latest news releases from A.C.T.
A.C.T. Offers Sneak Peek at 2014–15 Season
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
New A.C.T. theater lights up Market St.
Monday, October 21, 2013
A.C.T. Plans for The Strand
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
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Acting Classes at A.C.T.
Check out upcoming acting class schedules for the Young Conservatory and Studio A.C.T. and learn more about A.C.T.'s acclaimed Master of Fine Arts Program.
Women’s Leadership in Residential Theaters
Women have never held more than 27% of leadership positions in major nonprofit theaters. Help A.C.T. and the Wellesley Centers for Women find out why!
Upcoming events for Old Hats
Bike to the Theater Night
September 10, 7 p.m.
Have your bicycle valet parked by the San Francisco Bike Coalition and join us for a preshow happy hour from 7-8 p.m. at A.C.T.'s Sky Bar (inside the Geary Theater) for complimentary beer and snacks. Valet bike parking will be available one hour prior to curtain. Patrons are asked to bring their own locks.
September 16, 5:30 p.m.
Before the curtain goes up, get behind the artistic process at this fascinating preshow discussion with the director and artistic staff. Can't make it to the event? We'll be streaming it live online!
Theater on the Couch
September 19, 8 p.m.
Following the show, discuss the minds, motives, and behaviors of the characters with Dr. Mason Turner, chief of psychiatry at San Francisco’s Kaiser Permanente Medical Center.