Two Streaming World Premieres This Summer!!

Songs from "To Bee or Not to Bee"

Join Piti Theatre's "To Bee or Not to Bee" tour/streaming Crowdfunding Campaign!

Piti Premieres Podcast Series with the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum!

"Thank you for the opportunity [to be in the podcast] and the wonderful job you and the cast did in honoring our father's legacy." - Nancy Dixon, daughter of William Webb (pictured) founder of Ridgefield CT's NAACP chapter

Valley Playwright Mentoring, Year 2

"Having the check-ins with you guys [every week] was incredibly helpful . . . " - Skylar, Greenfield

Our program where teens create podcasts based on stories from their lives is now registering for Year 3 starting in October, 2021.

Year 2 podcasts will be released during a virtual event, Date TBA.

Statement of Solidarity

Piti Theatre Company stands in solidarity with protesters around the world demanding systemic change in the wake of the murder of George Floyd while in police custody and the murder of many other black, indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) in their homes and communities over the last years, decades, and centuries. In the wake of the murder of eight people, six of them Asian-Americans and all but one of them women in Atlanta on March 16, 2021 we invite you to take action here: https://actionnetwork.org/forms/call-for-a-community-centered-response-to-violence-against-aapi-communities

As a white led small theatre company in a predominantly white county of Western Massachusetts, we commit and recommit to anti-racism work within our organization and within the communities we serve. While we feel we have made some progress in the right direction, we also understand we have much more work to do.

As an arts organization historically committed to environmental justice in terms of the content of our performances, we are acutely aware that this work begs the question, "environmental justice for who?" It is not possible to effectively address environmental degradation without simultaneously working to dismantle systemic racism and the ways in which environmental harm and the public health impacts which follow are disproportionately transferred to low income and communities of color.

Upcoming Events

To Bee or Not to Bee
Virtual version will premiere July 21 - 31 at the Toronto Fringe
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Valley Playwright Mentoring
Year 2 will culminate in podcast premieres, Date TBA.
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Valley Arts Mentors
Remote mentoring matches between experienced and early career artists in the Pioneer Valley is ongoing as well as a Webinar Series.
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Hawaii Five-G: Canary in the Gold Mine: Premieres at the Ko Festival of Performance, August 6 - 8. Tickets available here.

Great Greenfield DinoFest
6th Annual Festival scheduled for October 9, 2021

 

 

Now Booking for Outdoor/Socially Distanced Venues

"To Bee or Not to Bee": Engaging and Inspiring All Ages Since 2012!

French-English clown show "Sammy and Le Grand Buffet" had its' NYC premiere!

Veuillez trouver les informations disponibles en français

Jonathan and Ezekiel Mirin prepare for Bee Week.forweb

Bee-yond Theatre

“Bee Weeks“ use the arts to leverage community and school-based activities that move towns toward sustainability and create new partnerships between environmental stewards. 

DinoFest Returns on December 5 & 6!

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“Hindsight Is” Podcast Series with the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Piti Theatre is partnering with The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum to create a podcast series that brings to life the local history of Ridgefield, CT as part of our “Your Town” program. We have chosen figures from Ridgefield with particular relevance to our current moment and the series is being released in conjunction with the…

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To Bee or Not to Bee podcast + Sammy and Hawaii 5G premieres at the Toronto Fringe Collective!

As part of our Piti To Go series, we have a new To Bee or Not to Bee podcast premiering at the Toronto Fringe Collective July 4 – 6. Preview the podcast here: Piti has two more pieces up in Acts 3 & 4 of the Festival: July 7 – 9: Sammy and “Le Grand…

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Piti Theatre’s Anti-Racism Commitments

In the wake of the murder of George Floyd, Tony McDade, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and so many others by the state and by white civilians, Piti Theatre commits and re-commits to: Making an annual donation to a Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) led non-profit or political campaign by a person of color…

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Valley Playwright Mentoring to Premiere Radio Plays During COVID-19

in rehearsal at Mohawk Trail Regional High School Dowload the Press Release Facebook Event Page Listen to a sample scene inspired by the opioid crisis Piti Theatre’s VPM program for teens ages 13 – 19 was unable to perform the scenes developed over the six month program based on stories from participants lives as planned…

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Art Exhibit Reception and All Ages Art-Making in Shelburne Falls this Saturday!

Please join us at McCusker’s Market in Shelburne Falls, 3 State Street, Shelburne Falls (Buckland side) this Saturday September 21 from 2 – 5 pm for food, music by Carrie Ferguson and Laura Josephs and all ages art making to complete Godeliève Richard’s Art Exhibit

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Thanks to our Sponsors

Thanks to our Funders

Piti Theatre is supported by the New England Foundation for the Arts through the New England Arts Resilience Fund, part of the United States Regional Arts Resilience Fund, an initiative of the U.S. Regional Arts Organizations and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with major funding from the federal CARES Act from the National Endowment for the Arts. Piti Theatre is also supported by a 2020 Support Grant from Mass Humanities. Various Piti programs are also supported by The Community Foundation of Western MA, The Art Angels of Western MA, Mass Humanities, The Massachusetts Cultural Council, The Horace Moses Foundation, The Horne Family Foundation and individual donors. Please see individual program pages for complete acknowledgements.

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