Open Door Program

The Open Door Program provides free and reduced cost tickets, bus subsidies, and tuition assistance to low income families, schools, and social service agencies.  For more information about free or reduced cost tickets and bus subsidies contact Open Door Program Associate Matt Ouren at (952) 979-1112 or email.  For more information about Tuition Assistance, contact Education Program Manager Nikki Swoboda at (952) 979-1138 or email.

Pay-What-You-Can Performances

Patrons can reserve up to SIX (6) tickets for each of the performances listed below at no cost. Patron/Households can reserve tickets to a maximum of THREE (3) pay-what-you-can productions per season.  The day of the performance you can “pay-what-you-can” by making a donation of any amount on your way into the theater.

Check each show page for individual PWYC performance dates & times.

     How to Reserve:  Call the Box Office at (952) 979-1111, option 4, beginning 30 days before each performance. A maximum of SIX tickets can be reserved per order, per household, per production.  Tickets to a maximum of THREE pay-what-you-can performances, per season, per household may be reserved.




Please download the appropriate application below, fill it out and mail to:

    Stages Theatre Company
    Attn: Open Door Program
    1111 Mainstreet
    Hopkins, MN 55343

Completed applications can also be emailed to:
      • For Tuition Assistance
      • For Ticket/Bus Subsidies



Did you know that TARGET CORPORATION offers field trip grants to schools that apply The deadline for 2016/17 is Oct. 1. We encourage schools to apply for field trips to Stages. Learn more via the Target website: