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Melissa Haber
Development Associate
(804) 783-1688 ext. 1262

34% of Virginia Repertory Theatre’s 5.6 million dollar annual operating budget is funded by financial contributions from individuals, businesses, foundations, and civic organizations. Our nonprofit theatre company relies on donors like you to continue serving metro Richmond in TRADITIONAL and EXCEPTIONAL ways, as we have done for the last 65 years. Performing for an annual audience of over 530,000 theatre lovers of all ages and backgrounds while addressing critical community needs through the use of performing arts, we continue to redefine what a theatre can mean to a community.

Your financial investment in Virginia Repertory Theatre company helps us to continue to offer these programs and services locally, statewide and even nationally. We bet you will be surprised by all the things we are doing to improve our community.

Performing Arts

  • Artistic Excellence
  • New Play Development
  • Kennedy Center Partnership
  • University Partnerships with VCU, GMU and UVA
  • TRAIN - Pre-Professional Actor Training Program
  • Intern & Apprentice Programs

Local & State Impact

  • Historic Preservation of the nationally designated landmark, The November Theatre Virginia’s only theatre museum
  • Contributes more than $23.3 million to Virginia’s economy
  • Generates another $1.16 million in state taxes and fees


  • Ticket subsidy program to remove financial obstacles to theater access
  • Access Technology for individuals with Hearing Impairments - Audio Induction Loop
  • Access Technology for individuals with Vision Impairments - Live Audio Description/Tactile Tours
  • Sensory Friendly Performances for children with Autism

Children & Families and Seniors

  • Family Involvement in Early Language Development
  • Touring professional theatre for children across the Commonwealth
  • Child Abuse Education/Prevention/Identification Program
  • Adolescent Theatre addresses topics of juvenile safety, health & wellness, pregnancy, runaway
  • Science Theatre - science comes to life through theater
  • Making Music/Making Joy - showtunes for individuals with dementia