The mission of Cardinal Stage Company is to advance professional theatre in Bloomington. We aim to cultivate a lifelong passion for the stage by offering diverse, high-quality productions in tandem with outreach and educational initiatives that contribute to the cultural and economic vibrancy of South-Central Indiana.


Cardinal Stage Company is recognized throughout the region for excellence in programming and community outreach from our state of the art performance facility. With a fully professional staff and an emerging national profile, Cardinal is a key contributor to the quality of life in South-Central Indiana.



  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Diversity
  • Effective governance
  • Resourcefulness
  • Community engagement and education
  • Robust relationships with our staff, artists, and audience

Henry Woronicz (Truant Officer) and Mike Price (Macmann) square off in “O Lovely Glowworm.”