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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 and is supported by the following objectives:

  • to be an integral part of the cultural fabric of Michigan
  • to pursue innovative collaboration in every aspect of our work
  • to establish a home for Midwest artists
  • to engage audiences of diverse ages, cultures and economic backgrounds

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Our Core Values


We collaborate to create an atmosphere that empowers artists to do their finest work. Our rigorous standards reflect our commitment to excellence in every area of production. We take pride in our outstanding track record of returning artists and in nurturing an audience that expects to be challenged.


We are committed to an environment that fosters diversity, openness, and integrity. We respect varied backgrounds in work and life experiences.

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Creating a sense of place

We believe that we enhance our region by paying creatives and encouraging them to create! We invest locally – in both talent and products. We foster civic dialogue with art at the center and endeavor to be a highly respected artistic home for our region, which encompasses Williamston and the Greater Lansing area.


We use the theatre’s resources mindfully, investing in a vital future for our institution.

Honoring All

Williamston Theatre acknowledges that we are a predominantly white organization and we exist in a world in which systemic racism exists. In an effort to be better and broaden the voices represented by and included in our work, we commit ourselves to the work of becoming an actively anti-racist organization, and to creating a culture of inclusivity and equity. 

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