One of the largest and most acclaimed professional theatre companies in the Washington, DC metro area, Round House Theatre is led by Producing Artistic Director Ryan Rilette, who joined the company in August 2012. Based in Montgomery County, Maryland, Round House Theatre produces nearly 200 theatrical performances each season at its 400-seat Bethesda theatre and 150-seat black box theatre in downtown Silver Spring. In addition, the company operates an education center in Silver Spring and annually reaches thousands of patrons there and across the region with strong education and outreach programs.
Round House Theatre is a member of LORT (League of Resident Theatres), TCG (Theatre Communications Group), and LOWT (League of Washington Theatres). The theatre is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization with major support from Montgomery County, the Maryland State Arts Council (an agency funded by the State of Maryland and the National Endowment for the Arts), and the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County.