The Semi-Circle
   English Language Theatre in
   Basel since 1975

Welcome to The Semi-Circle

English Language Theatre Group

The Semi-Circle is a non-profit theatre group, based in Basel. Founded in 1975, we are all amateurs and we operate entirely with volunteers. It is our aim to bring to life on stage dramatic works in the English language and to stage two productions every year. We also hold some special events for members only, and monthly Play Readings which are open to all.

   The Semi-Circle will be at Expat-Expo Basel 2020   

We will be exhibiting at the Basel Expat-Expo at the Congress Centre/Basel Messe

on February 9th, 2020 from 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

We will be at Table 4 next to the Snack Bar (see map here)

Please come and visit our stand to learn all about the great
English Language Theatre option right here in Basel.

Admission is free!

The Semi-Circle is delighted to announce that we shall perform

the iconic murder mystery

“And Then There Were None”

by Agatha Christie

at the Theater Rampe,  Byfangweg 6, 4051 Basel

on the 11, 12, 13 and 18, 19, 20 June 2020

By special arrangement with AGATHA CHRISTIE, LTD.

If you would like to audition for a part in this exciting project or join our production team please download and complete the audition form here and return it to by Friday 17th January 2020 at the latest.

Auditions will take place at the Theater Rampe on Saturday 18th (10:30 – 14:00) and Wednesday 22nd (18:30 – 21:00) January 2020.

The Semi-Circle's highly successful autumn production of
Sweet Expectations has now closed.

You can see all the details on our past productions page here

The Semi-Circle success at FEATS 2019

The Semi-Circle team who have taken the play "Playing With Daisy" to the Festival of European Anglophone Theatrical Societies (FEATS) in Munich have come away with a record breaking three main awards. 

>>> The BATS Trophy for third place overall

>>> The Grand Duchy Award for Best Stage Presentation

>>> The Marcel Huhn/Bruno Boeye Award for Stage Management

****** Heartfelt congratulations to all concerned ******

More details and photos are on our Festivals page here 

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It is easy to become a member of The Semi-Circle.  All ages, genders and nationalities welcome. 
We ask only for your enthusiasm and a love of theatre.

Annual membership fees:

     Individual: CHF 50

     Family: CHF 75

     Junior/Student: CHF 20

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