About Us

Encore Theatre Company, Etc was formed in 2003. Six people met for months discussing their dreams and desires as performers. More people came on board with the mission and an organization was formed. The core values are expressed as:
  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Enrichment
As an organization dedicated to the local community, we are more than a theatre company. We strive to offer performance opportunities to youth and adults. We also work to provide entertainment that enhances our community.


Mission Statement:

Encore Theatre Company, ETC seeks to produce performing arts programming of the highest artistic integrity. In fulfilling that mission, Encore aims to

Educate:

  • Provide opportunities for entertainers, designers, technicians, and directors that furthers their experience and training in the art of theatre and performance.
  • Honor theatrical arts and its disciplines by sharing with the community and remaining true to the craft.

Enrich:

  • Develop partnerships and programs with other businesses, service groups, and arts organizations in the community.
  • Bring together participants from all backgrounds and communities throughout the region to share in the magic of live theatre.
  • Encourage respect, cooperation, collaboration and creativity to each other and the community.

Entertain:

  • Provide an experience by which audiences can learn and grow.
  • Inspire the community to participate in and embrace theatre arts.

  

Values

 We believe:

  • Performing Arts must encourage the power of imagination and critical thinking.
  • Art is for the benefit of people.
    • We serve the community- through listening to and celebrating one another and our community in our productions and educational activities
    • Artists must be valued and provided with the tools to achieve excellence and realize their vision.
  • Collaboration in the pursuit of the artistic vision creates the best effort from people.
  • We must be Good Stewards of our individual talents and of our collective resources
  • Education- through formally and informally sharing our knowledge and understanding of the theatre arts with community members
  • Integrity- in our work and relationships
  • Mutual Support- by working toward understanding and meeting one another’s needs, respecting our differences, acknowledging our weaknesses and celebrating our strengths.