Theatre Company has served as the professional
theatre in residence at Boston University since
1982. Regarded as Boston's leading professional theatre, the company mounts seven mainstage productions each season, attracting performers and other artists
from around the world. The upcoming season marks the Huntington's 25th anniversary.
The Huntington richly supplements the School's Theatre training.
The company operates under an Actors' Equity contract
and has a professional artistic and support staff
of fifty people. The company shares
the Boston University Theatre stage, the new Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, scene and costume shops, and
equipment with the School of Theatre, and the
productions of both organizations alternate in repertory.
A cooperative schedule offers students a unique
opportunity to observe the workings of a topflight
professional theatre company while they rehearse
and build their own productions with equivalent
technical expertise, aesthetic sensibility, and
The relationship between the School of Theatre
and the Huntington provides students with an exceptional
range of participation in professional work. In addition to performance opportunities, a variety
of assistant positions are offered throughout each
season in costume, lighting, scenic design, directing,
stage management, production, and business administration.
Huntington Theatre Production.