Artistic Mission & Leadership

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Artistic Mission & Leadership

Mission Statement:

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is a professional theatre dedicated to producing world and regional premieres of works that often explore compelling social issues. We fulfill our mission through our stage productions and educational outreach programs that enlighten, enliven, enrich and inspire our audiences.

Our Vision:

A thriving urban arts community that is accessible to everyone.

Core Beliefs

  • We believe in the transformative power of the arts and their ability to create an attractive, vibrant and sustainable community.
  • We believe regional theatre needs to reflect the region. Our programs are decidedly inclusive and representative of our city's rich cultural diversity.
  • We believe in the revitalization of our neighborhood of Over-the-Rhine and provide superior theatrical performances that attract large and diverse audiences to the area to this end.
  • We believe in building the artists and audiences of tomorrow.
  • We believe in employing professionals to work professionally.
  • We believe the audience, actors, designers, and directors are integral elements of our "ensemble."
  • We believe in fiscal accountability and strive for sustainability.


View our annual report.

To view our IRS Form 990, please visit Guidestar.