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About the Williamston Theatre

Mission Statement

Williamston Theatre is a professional regional theatre that offers a diverse array of intimate storytelling experiences to entertain, build a sense of belonging, and foster empathy for the human journey.

This mission is guided by four core values:

  • Excellence
  • Inclusion
  • Sense of Place
  • Sustainability

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Our Core Values


Excellence is not just a goal; it’s our standard. We are committed to delivering top-notch, high-quality productions that captivate audiences and leave a lasting impression. From casting to staging, from script selection to performance execution, each production is a masterpiece of storytelling, craftsmanship, and artistry, providing our audience with unforgettable experiences that surpass expectations.


We believe that theatre should be a reflection of the diverse world we live in, and we are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels welcome and represented. From our casting choices to our programming decisions, we prioritize diversity and inclusion, ensuring that voices from all backgrounds are heard and celebrated on our stage.

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Sense of Place

We are more than just a venue for performances; we are a vital part of the cultural fabric of our region. We believe in the power of theatre to connect people to their community and enrich their lives. Through our productions, we celebrate the stories, traditions, and heritage of our region, bringing people together to share in a collective experience. Whether it’s a play set in our hometown or a production that explores universal themes, we strive to strengthen our audience’s connection to the world around them.


We recognize the importance of responsible stewardship of our resources to ensure the long-term viability of our organization and fulfill our mission of providing exceptional theatre experiences for years to come.

Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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