Spectrum Theatre Ensemble


Spectrum Theatre Ensemble


OUR MISSION: to evolve the tools, practitioners, and awareness necessary to empower those who struggle to make themselves heard.

The Spectrum Theatre Ensemble is a group of theatre artists, both neurotypical and on the autism spectrum, based in Providence, RI. The company was founded in 2017 by Clay B. Martin, PJ Miller, and a diverse group of individuals who share a common belief: that the theatre provides a unique venue for the understanding and inclusion of all, and that our society and culture are stronger for it. By producing relevant and high-quality productions and workshops, STE aims to engage both artists and audience to develop social skills, empathy, and understanding, and to spread the message of inclusion all over the world. 

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The latest news about the Spectrum Theatre Ensemble 


Broadway World: Trinity Rep Offering Sensory-Friendly Subscription Series for Theatergoers on Autism Spectrum

In support of its commitment to theater for all, Trinity Repertory Company announces a series of moderately-adjusted performances of every show in the 2017-2018 season to meet the needs of audience members with autism and/or with sensory-processing disorders.


Broadway World: Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival to Present THE HOTEL PLAYS from Providence

The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival (September 21-24) will present a new staging of scenes from Tennessee Williams and William Shakespeare by the Spectrum Theatre Ensemble (STE) of Providence, Rhode Island, in association with Trinity Repertory Company.

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Smithfield High graduate finds her voice on stage

SMITHFIELD – Tracy Allard feels most like herself when she’s on stage, under a bright spotlight and standing in front of dozens of audience members. Where others shrink, Allard thrives.

Shakespeare and Tennessee Williams Check Into the Gifford House

If walls could talk… Atop Mill Hill on Carver Street sits the Gifford House, home to the popular Porchside Bar and Club Purgatory as well as the hotel itself. 


William(s) Shakespeare: The 12th Annual Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival, Part 2

Every two years, the Festival presents a collection of short plays and scenes in an environmental setting. In other words, if a scene is set in a hotel room, it is staged in a hotel room, if it is set in a bar, it is staged in a bar, and so on.



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