MRS. CHRISTIE  (2019) by Heidi Armbruster. Photo by Joey Moro.

MRS. CHRISTIE (2019) by Heidi Armbruster. Photo by Joey Moro.

three ways to give:

Phone

(802) 867-2223

Mail

PO Box 510
Dorset, VT 05251


three ways to support:

Artist Development

Members of the Women Artists Writing Group in NYC

Members of the Women Artists Writing Group in NYC

I’ve been the lucky recipient of consistent development support, dramaturgical insight, and professional advice, but I have been given the even more profound experience of PROCESS.
— Heidi Armbruster, Mrs. Christie (2019)
  • The WOMEN ARTISTS WRITING GROUP supports the ongoing work of 14 writers and two dramaturg/directors, generating anywhere from 12-20 new plays each year.

  • Awarded to both emerging and established playwrights, the COMMISSIONING AND FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM will become a standard-bearing new play development experience.

New Play Development

INVICTUS MINGUS (Pipeline 2018) by Frank Harts

INVICTUS MINGUS (Pipeline 2018) by Frank Harts

Dina and I are hoping that we can continue to draw people up to this remarkable place - and see it as an arts destination.
— Theresa Rebeck, Dig (2019)
 
  • WORLD PREMIERES, regional premieres, and second/third productions of new works.

  • The PIPELINE SERIES of New Plays, nurturing work that we hope will end up on our Main Stage and at theaters around the country.

Audience Development

Dorset firefighters stop by Community Partner Night

Dorset firefighters stop by Community Partner Night

Participating in your program, is the highlight of our summer. It is a generous gift that we so appreciate, and also has become an incredible gift to our farm helpers that work with us throughout the year.
— Harmony Homestead Farm, Wells, VT
  • The YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS PROGRAM partners with regional schools to host a playwriting competition and mentoring program.

  • Our GIVING BACK PROGRAM provides pay-what-you-like tickets to those who serve our community every day.

  • COMMUNITY PARTNER NIGHTS are pre-show receptions that spotlight the Giving Back Program by honoring the sponsors who designate their giving to make accessible tickets possible.


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LOCALLY ENGAGED. NATIONALLY RELEVANT.

Learn more about Dorset Theatre Festival’s programs.

PLAY DEVELOPMENT:

World and Regional Premiere History | Pipeline Series of New Plays

ARTIST DEVELOPMENT:

Women Artists Writing Group | Commissioning and Fellowship Program (coming soon!) |
Annual Writers Retreat | Professional Apprentice Program

AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT:

Giving Back Program | Community Partner Night | Jean E. Miller Young Playwrights Competition