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Sacramento Theatre Company from H Street
Sacramento Theatre Company, view from H Street
Sacramento Theatre Company Main Stage Exterior
Founded in 1942, the Sacramento Theatre Company (STC) officially organized in 1945 and is one of the Sacramento region's oldest and largest professional theatre companies.
STC's Main Stage Front Entrance
The entrance to Sacramento Theatre Company's Main Stage

The Sacramento Theatre Company (STC) is a non-profit Regional Professional Theatre in Sacramento, California. It is the oldest theater troupe in the city.


STC was formed in 1942 to entertain troops stationed in Sacramento during World War II. It was originally called the Sacramento Civic Repertory Theatre, until they moved in 1949 into their first theater home, The Eaglet Theatre.

The Eaglet was built from canvas and wood to match the Eagle Theatre from the California Gold Rush period. The new theater benefited from the patronage of Eleanor McClatchy.


STC is now located at the H Street Theatre Complex in Midtown Sacramento. STC stages plays in three performance spaces. STC alumni include Richard Hellesen, Tim Ocel and Tom Hanks.

The School of the Arts

STC offers elementary, middle, and high school students after-school and weekend training programs.

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