HCT Covid Policies-Updated 10.25.21

October 25, 2021

The Board of Directors for Hendricks Civic Theatre would like to thank all our production crew and actors who have eagerly volunteered to participate in our first show back since the start of the pandemic. We could not be more excited for this opportunity to bring the joy of live theater back to our community.

We want to do our part to ensure a safe, healthy, and comfortable environment for our actors, volunteers, and patrons with the hopes that we will not experience any additional disruptions to our season. We are monitoring updates from the CDC and state and local governments to ensure that we are compliant with any changes to regulations, and we will provide any updates that will impact your experience with our organization. These policies are subject to change at any time and shows are subject to cancellation at any time should the Board of Directors deem it necessary to protect the health and safety of our actors, volunteers, and patrons as well as to protect the financial investments the organization has made in the production.

As of Monday, October 25, 2021 the following Covid policies will be in effect.

For Actors and Crew Members

  • All cast and crew will be required to adhere to the following:
    • Proof of vaccination OR
    • Proof of weekly negative Covid tests for those who are under 12 years old and unable to be vaccinated, for those with health or religious exemptions, or those who choose not to be vaccinated

For all Patrons and Show Volunteers

  • Masks are required indoors for all audience members and volunteers, regardless of vaccination status.
  • Concessions will not be served during performances while the audience indoor mask policy remains in effect.
  • Intermissions will be lengthened to 20 minutes to allow for increased time for restroom breaks and to mitigate congestion in the hallway.
  • Hand sanitizer stations installed in Longstreet and enhanced cleaning protocols are in place.

An inherent risk of exposure to Covid-19 exists in any public space where people are present. By visiting Hendricks Civic Theatre, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to Covid-19. Please do not attend the show if you have tested positive for Covid-19 in the past 14 days, are awaiting Covid-19 test results, have new or worsening Covid-19 symptoms or if you have been in close contact with a person who has tested positive for Covid-19 in the past 14 days.

Stories from the HCT Family

"The performance of The King and I surpassed our expectations by leaps and bounds!! It was a wonderful production and the cast was such an incredibly talented group of entertainers. Kudos to the entire team of individuals (both behind the scenes and on stage) who were responsible for providing such a CLASS ACT!! Thank you…we look forward to seeing future productions!"

– Anonymous Patron After seeing “The King & I”     Read More HCT Stories