Our Mission

Present Company is a family of artists and lunatics of and for the community. We are committed to creating accessible, vital, and immediate theater of the past, present, and future in unexpected ways, in unexpected places throughout Austin. Present Company aims to nurture the arts on a grassroots level through education, community activism, and sponsorship of up-and-coming talent. We strive to make moving theatrical art that broadens our hearts and minds and helps to sustain the cultural community of Austin that we are so grateful to be a part of.



The Subterranean Series will return with A 1980′s Drag Splashback soooon…keep an eye out for our reschedule date and get that 80′s ensemble perfected, kittens!


We’ll spin you right round, baby, right round like a record, baby, right round round round…

Present Company’s sister organization, MIXED COMPANY, presents the next installment of The Subterranean Series, our one-night-only immersive theatrical experiences. A mash-up of interactive fun with comedy, improv, and lounge drag, The 80′s Drag Splashback returns us to the decade of shoulder pads, Dallas, and unapologetic pop music for a evening unlike any other. Guests are encouraged to arrive in your finest 80′s regalia! Directed by PC Co-Artistic Director, Lindsay Doleshal, and featuring the fierce talents of Tre Elegant, Sir Dr. Carl Allen Karl, PhD., PhD., Kitty Buick, Lavender LaFleur, Donald Smith, and moooooore…..


Announcement! A Writing Contest for Middle Schoolers!

Screen Shot 2014-06-09 at 4.20.51 PMAre you or do you know a talented young writer that would like to win prizes and see his/her play read by professional actors? Our Hero’s Journey Writing Contest is taking submissions!!

Deadline is December 15th, 2014.

Get the low-down HERE.




Announcing this Fall’s SHAKESPEARE ON THE FARM: The Tempest

SOTF-logo-redIMG_0796We will return to our Fall home at Rain Lily Farm October 9th-November 1st, Thursday through Saturday evenings, to present Shakespeare’s classic tale of love, magic, and one helluva hurricane.


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