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  •   |  Giving Back Program

    Dorset Theatre Festival is dedicated to nurturing both artists and audiences through productions that reflect the region it serves – diverse, brilliant, raw, and alive. Since 2010, a distinct group of individuals have partnered with us to help produce the Festival’s diverse array of productions and programs. This support helps ensure the development and expansion of the Festival’s unique, challenging productions, educational initiatives, and reduced cost programming designed to grow a new generation of theatre audiences and allow all within our community the chance to see world class theatre.  Our Giving Back Promotions provide “pay-what-you-can” tickets to those who serve our community each day, including:

    • EMS Workers
    • Farmers
    • Firefighters
    • Police
    • Military personnel and their families
    • Veterans
    • Special Needs Community
    • Vermont Teachers
    • Student graduates of the Refuse to Use Program
    • Habitat For Humanity Staff and Volunteers

    Dorset Theatre Festival is proud to support military families through our membership with the BLUE STAR THEATRE initiative.  This program allows us to offer pay what you can tickets to all those serving in our military and their families.

    Through the generous sponsorships of local individuals and businesses, we are able to offer these “pay what you can” tickets to qualifying individuals, and their families.
    Offer is subject to availability so please plan ahead! Contact our box office to order tickets.

    Interested in joining the dedicated group of supporters who help make the Festival’s innovative Giving Back Program possible? Contact Artistic Director Dina Janis to find out more.

    This program is made possible through the lead sponsorship of The Bank of Bennington