Rubber City Theatre’s mission is to bring affordable and professional theatre to the Akron area. Through the use of our PAY-AS-YOU-LIKE-IT program we provide opportunities to see professional theatre for free for all ages. With Shakespeare and literary classics as our cornerstone, we strive to inspire the next generation of theatergoers and performers.
Vision & Value Statement
Rubber City Theatre aims to be a regional professional theatre for the Akron area providing theatre experiences that are:
Rubber City Theatre re-imagines the classics and provides quality theatrical productions. We are committed to hiring local actors, designers, and theatrical technicians and compensating them for their time and talents.
We believe theatre should be accessible to all. Therefore, Rubber City Theatre continues to offer opportunities for people of all ages to see professional theatre for free through our PAY-AS-YOU-LIKE-IT program. This is in addition to our commitment to keeping ticket prices affordable.
Arts education is important to development of children through adults. Our programs provide professional training and arts enrichment for future leaders and arts professionals.
Rubber City Theatre is proud to be a member of The Shakespeare Theatre Association (STA). For more information visit www.stahome.org.
STA was established to provide a forum for the artistic, managerial, educational leadership for theatres primarily involved with the production of the works of William Shakespeare; to discuss issues and methods of work, resources, and information; and to act as an advocate for Shakespearean productions and training.