About Metro


Recent Honors and Awards:

2018 – Invited to Kennedy Center as 1 of 7 American companies to participate in New Visions/New Voices

2017 – Featured in American Theatre article “28 Summer Camps For Every Age” 

2016 – Featured in the American Theatre article “20 Theatres You Should Take Your Kid To” 
– Received “Paulie Award” from NSC for creating positive change through collaborative nonprofit work
-Resolution from City of Saint Louis City Celebrating Muhamad Ali and Metro Theater Company’s production of And In This Corner…Cassius Clay

2015 – Named GO! Magazine’s “Best Theatre Troupe for Young Audiences”
– Named ALIVE Magazine’s WE HEART STL “Best Theater with a Social Cause” 

2014 – Receives Harold Oaks Award for Innovation in the field of Theater for Young Audiences from TYA/USA at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC


2002 – Invited to the Taipei, Taiwan International Festival for Children in the Arts

1997 – Receives Missouri Arts Award for outstanding contributions to the state

1994 – Invited to perform at Stregagatto Festival in Italy as only U.S. participant

1991 – Performs at Kennedy Center for the fourth time in less than 15 years

1974 – Named “Best New Children’s Theatre” by Children’s Theatre Association of America in second year of operation