• NY


100 Washington Sq East
United States

About Us

Aquila Theatre was founded in London in 1991 and has been based in New York since 1999 with a mission to bring the greatest works to the greatest number. Aquila believes passionately that everyone should be forded the opportunity to engage with classical drama of the highest quality at an affordable price right in their own communities, experience arts from other places and exchange ideas. Aquila’s work is known for its ability to articulate the human essence inherent in classical drama with precision, sensitivity, and unity of ensemble. Aquila has won popular, critical and academic acclaim worldwide and has performed in places as diverse as Carnegie Hall, the Ancient Stadium at Delphi, The Los Angeles Cathedral Plaza and the White House. Aquila has become the foremost producer of touring classical theatre in the United States, visting 50-70 cities per year with two bold and innovative productions performed in repertory. Aquila also provides extensive educational programming and has had the honor to be funded by the National Endowment for the Arts for its artistic works, and by the National Endowment for the Humanities for it’s innovative applied theatre and humanities programs which create robust dialogue and collaboration within the veteran community. Aquila is the professional company in residence at the NYU Center for Ancient Studies.