We've been around the block a few times…

Elf Empire is the only Santa Cruz-based theater company with extensive experience in producing on-going Dinner Theater and interactive murder mysteries. Our far ranging contacts with the local theater community provide us with a cadre of gifted performers and theater technicians for a variety of genres.

Meet our Head Elves

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Rita Wadsworth
Creative Genius
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Carolyn Hyatt
Co-conspirator Creative Genius
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Mitch Plott
The Guy behind the Curtain
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A Little History

Elf Empire has been presenting innovative and entertaining theatrical productions in Santa Cruz since 1991, performing in venues around the county for dinner theater audiences, fundraisers and corporate events.