Dorset Theatre Festival’s mission is to create bold, innovative, and authentic theatre that engages a diverse, multi-generational community, and economically broad region: enlightening, entertaining, and inspiring our audience through the celebration of great plays. We produce theatre that matters.
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New Play Development
Dorset Theatre Festival has become a national incubator of new work, and a theater well known for bringing World and Regional Premieres to audiences in Southern Vermont and the Berkshires.
See it in Dorset first.
Three new works in process in one-night-only, star-studded staged readings.
July 2, July 23, and August 13, 2019. Titles to be announced.
A diverse group of mid-career female actresses and theatre artists expanding their artistry through writing. The purpose is to meet the whole female theatre artist where she is as a writer, providing resources and support as she works to either discover her own voice or works toward completing a writing project.
Don’t miss Mrs. Christie in the 2019 Main Stage Season, written by WAW Co-Founder Heidi Armbruster.