HEALTH & SAFETY POLICIES & PROCEDURES

Last Updated: October 6, 2022


OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU


Stages Theatre Company will continue to follow the advice and guidelines from the Minnesota Department of Health and the CDC. The safety & well-being of our audiences, artists, staff and volunteers is our top priority, and we reserve the right to change our protocols if community levels of COVID-19 rise in our area.

The protocols listed below will be in place throughout the run of RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL (Nov 18-Dec 27, 2022).

Contact ticketbooth@stagestheatre.org or call 952-979-1111 , option 4 to exchange your tickets for another performance date.

THANK YOU for standing with us to care for our community by preventing the spread of Covid-19. We will be sure to update our policies as the environment changes.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to

Artistic Director Sandy Boren-Barrett or Managing Director Susan Swenson.


STAGES THEATRE COMPANY’S SAFETY POLICY


Masks are welcome and encouraged but optional for all patrons, EXCEPT for Saturday performances when masks will be required.


✔️ MASK REQUIREMENTS for SATURDAY PERFORMANCES

For those who prefer to attend shows in a masks-only environment, we are offering Saturdays as masks-required performances. All audience members, staff and volunteers ages 3+ will be required to wear masks inside The Hopkins Center for the Arts, the home of Stages Theatre Company on those dates regardless of vaccination status.
 
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MASK REQUIREMENTS for SATURDAY PERFORMANCES

For those who prefer to attend shows in a masks-only environment, we are offering Saturdays as masks-required performances. All audience members, staff and volunteers ages 3+ will be required to wear masks inside The Hopkins Center for the Arts, the home of Stages Theatre Company on those dates regardless of vaccination status.

SAFETY PRECAUTIONS


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PLAYBILLS

We will offer all guests printed playbill program. In addition, a link will be sent via the preshow email and available via a QR code at the theatre for any patron who wishes to view the program digitally.
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AUTOGRAPH LINE

All meet & greets after performances are canceled until further notice. We love meeting you in the lobby after the show, however, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the meet & greet line in the lobby until it is safe for everyone involved.
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GUEST HEALTH

Guests who are sick or exposed to COVID-19 are kindly asked to stay home to help mitigate the spread. You can contact our box office to cancel or exchange your tickets for another production. ticketbooth@stagestheatre.org 952-979-1111.
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UPDATES

Our WEBSITE will continue to be updated as we gather new information. Please check back as the details and requirements for live performances are subject to change. We plan to share pertinent updates via email, mail and social media as new information or guidelines arise.
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Due to the nature of COVID-19 (coronavirus), there is a risk associated with attending a group gathering of any kind. You understand that you are entering the theater at your own risk and that you and your party hereby agree that you will waive and release Stages Theatre Company and the Hopkins Center for the Arts from any and all liability related directly or indirectly to contracting COVID-19 (coronavirus) or any other related illness or disease. Thank you for your understanding and support. Please share this waiver with those in your party.
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FLEXIBILITY

In light of the uncertainty that surrounds us, we want you to know that it is our promise to be flexible to accommodate ticket exchanges and refunds should you be unable to safely join us for a purchased performance. And in that same spirit, if a performance has to be rescheduled or canceled, we will work with you to facilitate a ticket exchange, credit, donation or refund.
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STAFF

All STC staff interacting with patrons are fully vaccinated and will be wearing masks at all times.

BUILDING UPDATES


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UPDATED HVAC SYSTEM

Our HVAC system has been updated by GPS (Global Plasma Solutions) to further ensure the safety of our patrons. The city of Hopkins & Hopkins Center for the Arts, home to Stages Theatre Company had GPS (Global Plasma Solutions) install air purification technology in 2020 in order to maximize indoor air quality. Documentation of the installed system will be made available to any individual or agency that requests the information.
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HAND SANITIZER

Hand sanitizer will be available on site.
 
STAGES THEATRE COMPANY MISSION: Stages Theatre Company is committed to the enrichment and education of children and youth in a professional theatre environment that stimulates artistic excellence and personal growth.

STAGES THEATRE COMPANY STATEMENT OF INCLUSION: Stages Theatre Company is dedicated to creating a space where diverse opinions, courageous dialogue, and local, national, and international community engagement is not only valued, but vital to our shared artistic and educational success. We make this pledge in the hope of curating a welcome home for all.