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


Dorothy Luongo, President

Patti Smith, Vice President

Farrell Brenner, Secretary​

Donna Letteri, Treasurer


Russ Austin

Joe Beem

Andy Crispell

​​David Foster​

Ellen Honig

Kirstin Horn

Heidi Johnson

​Paige Segrell

​​Andy Weintraub