Collaboration • Connection • Captivating storytelling

Core Artist Ensemble a collective of actors, playwrights and directors collaborating to bring provocative, inspiring and entertaining new work to a thoughtful and discerning New York City audience. With a membership of over 30 individuals and a broader network of diverse theatrical professionals, Core is committed to fostering a community of storytellers focused on bringing to the stage uncommon stories with a simple common aesthetic.

Core Artist Ensemble productions are developed with the intention of sparking critical thought and larger ongoing conversations surrounding ideas of relationship, community and culture.

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Proponents of urban work, edgy, dark, and esoteric, CAE believes in showing ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances. With such an inclusive philosophy, the company can ensure the cream rises to the top.