Founded in 1986, Rhinebeck Theatre Society offers opportunities for everyone in the Hudson Valley to participate in the excitement of live theatre, both on-stage and backstage.​​ RTS's mission is to entertain, educate, and enrich the Hudson Valley community through the dramatic arts. We accomplish this by:

  • Increasing local interest in the theater arts

  • Providing a creative, safe, productive environment and opportunities for all

  • Promoting the performing arts in the community

  • Elevating the cultural aspect of Rhinebeck

  • Drawing the community closer together with shared endeavors and enjoyment

Board of Directors


Joe Beem, President

Joe Eriole, Vice President

Donna Letteri, Treasurer

Lisa Delia, Secretary


Madison Anthony

Joe Beem

Jan Brooks

Joe Eriole

David Foster

Rena Gavigan

Josie Grant

Ellen Honig

Heidi Johnson

Dorothy Luongo

Melissa Matthews

Frank McGinnis

Jody Satriani

Tom Starace