Berkeley Playhouse was founded in 2007 by Artistic Director, Elizabeth McKoy, a professional theatre actor, director, and teacher for over 20 years. Berkeley Playhouse produces theatre that is "intelligent, relevant, and soul-stirring." We bring together performers and audience members of all ages. We strive to provide experiences that fully engage performers and audiences.
Berkeley Playhouse is also a growing conservatory for theatre arts. We provide classes and performance training in acting, singing, dancing, and technical theatre. Children and adults in our conservatory receive training from the best Bay Area teaching artists - many of them directors or performers in our professional shows.