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Round House Theatre

Round House Theatre - Looking onto stage from balcony

Accessible DC Theaters & Theater Companies That Support the Community

Educational resources, local initiatives, virtual programs, accessibility information, discounted shows and more

DC-area theaters and theater companies are mindful of accessibility and also offer discounted shows so the experience of enjoying a wondrous production is available to all. These venues and organizations are also devoutly dedicated to serving their communities through supporting and educating new artists, equipping teachers with valuable resources and empowering students to make their voices heard on the stage. Below, we’ve detailed special programs, discounts, educational resources and initiatives, accessibility options and ways to support.


Make sure to check out our travel status update and what’s open in the area as the city’s rebound continues and venues begin to reopen.


The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

“A vibrant cultural hub that connects thousands of artists with millions of people each year — in person, online, and in their home communities” Read more


Arena Stage

“Arena Stage’s vision is to galvanize the transformative power of theater to understand who we are as Americans.” Read more



Ford’s Theatre

“Ford’s Theatre celebrates the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln and explores the American experience through theatre and education.”Read more


Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

“We are a radically inclusive community—across race, ethnicity, nationality, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, socioeconomic background, and political viewpoint—in which all are encouraged to exchange ideas freely and reach for new understanding.”Read more



Shakespeare Theatre Company

“We create theatre to ignite a dialogue that connects the universality of classic works to our shared human experience in the modern world.” – Read more


The National Theatre

“Our mission is to be the Stage for the Nation.”Read more


Folger Theatre & Folger Shakespeare Library

“With the Folger, you can experience the power of performance, the wonder of exhibitions, and the excitement of pathbreaking research.” Read more


Atlas Performing Arts Center

“We’re the cultural anchor of the H Street, Northeast community in Washington, DC. The Atlas fosters and presents stellar art in film, dance, music, theater, vocal and choral work, spoken word, and beyond.”Read more


Studio Theatre

Studio Theatre External Shot in Washington, DC

“Studio Theatre produces exceptional contemporary theatre in deliberately intimate spaces, fostering a more thoughtful, more empathetic, and more connected community, in Washington, DC and beyond.”Read more


Step Afrika!

“Step Afrika! promotes stepping as an educational tool for young people, focusing on teamwork, academic achievement and cross-cultural understanding.” Read more


Dance Place

Family at Dance Place in Brookland - Dance studio in Washington, DC

“Founded in 1980, Dance Place builds a community of artists, audiences and students through high quality performances, commissions, training and educational programs. We are committed to enriching the field of dance locally, nationally and internationally.”Read more


Signature Theatre Company

“Signature Theatre is a Tony Award®-winning, non-profit professional theater company with a mission to produce contemporary musicals and plays, reinvent classic musicals, develop new work, and reach its community through engaging educational and outreach opportunities.” Read more


Grupo de Artistas LatinoAmericanos (GALA) Hispanic Theatre

“Since 1976, GALA has been promoting and sharing the Latino arts and cultures with a diverse audience, creating work that speaks to communities today, and preserving the rich Hispanic heritage for generations that follow.”Read more


Round House Theatre

“Round House is a theatre for everyone. We enrich our community through bold, outstanding theatrical and educational experiences that inspire empathy and demand conversation.” – Read more



“Strathmore is bigger than a performance and broader than a campus. We are both an experience and a community—a venue for discovery and a canvas for expression.”Read more

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