A scene from the spring 2012 performance of "The Crucible"
The Ellis Theatre Guild was created in 1979 by the establishment of the Ellis Dramatics Fund through the pledge of an annual donation from Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ellis. The Guild presents a musical (winter) and non-musical (spring) theatre production each year. With the inception of Hill on Tour!
during the 2008-09 school year, the Guild also presents a children's theatre touring production. Smaller student productions began in in the black box CAVE Theatre
Since its inception, the Guild has produced two to three plays each year, first in Memorial Hall, which occupied the main floor of the library until it was razed in 1989 to make way for extensive renovations to the Library. Upon completion of the Center For The Arts in that same year, the Guild relocated to the Center Theatre where its plays now are produced. Since 1989, the Guild has mounted more than 30 full-length and one-act plays.
Plays have included the following titles, among many others: