PURE at a Glance
PURE Theatre, based in Charleston, South Carolina, is a small professional theatre company that produces works by contemporary playwrights.
“To Create Exceptional Theatre Experiences that Enliven thought, Ignite Dialogue, and Expand Consciousness.”
Artistic Director Sharon Graci and Rodney Lee Rogers were College of Charleston students when they formed PURE Theatre in 2001. PURE continues to have a relationship with CofC today by utilizing the acting and writing talents of many of the institution’s students.
PURE has performed 45 World Wide and Regional Premieres.
PURE Theatre is a founding member of the League of Charleston Theatres.
PURE formed PURE Lab, which is a division of PURE Theatre that develops new voices in American theatre. Writers and actors come together, during these labs, to discuss ideas for new plays.
PURE’s Made in Manhattan Project is a workshop that is geared towards fostering playwriting among local Charleston high school students.