Access Program

ticketaccess2Hennepin Theatre Trust works with Twin Cities educational, cultural and social service providers through our Access Program to offer tickets to underserved members of our community. Through Access, these individuals can experience the best of Broadway, music, lectures and dance, Family Day events or workshops with one of our teaching artists. Hennepin Theatre Trust’s Access Program raises awareness of the cultural options in the Twin Cities.

If you have tickets for an event at one of our theatres and cannot attend, please consider donating your tickets to the Trust’s Access Program. Simply contact the Donor Ticket Line at 612.455.9536. Your donation is 100% tax deductible for the full face value of the tickets. You will receive a letter from us to use for your tax deductible purposes.

If your organization is interested in becoming an Access Program participant, please download the application and submit it for consideration.

Below is a list of just some of the organizations participating in the Access program:

Ascension Place, Inc.
Asia Media Access
Hope Academy
HopeKids
Lundstrum Center for the Performing Arts
Metropolitan Open School
Passage Community
Sabes Jewish Community Center
Skyway Senior Center
The Aliveness Project
Tix for Tots
Urban Ventures
Volunteers of America
Youth Dance Ensemble

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When you donate, thousands of people experience theatre for the first time, free of charge. Inspiration happens when under-served communities get access to our theatres. It happens because you give.

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What Participants Are Saying:

“Thank you very much for making tickets to David Copperfield available to HopeKids! Our son had his 2-year anniversary of his bone marrow transplant recently and it was a perfect way to celebrate life. Thank you so much for your generous donation!”
– Tenhoff Family, HopeKids

“Your donation helps us continue building on an 85-year legacy of fulfilling dreams on the North side of Minneapolis and beyond by teaching children the art of dance, voice and theatre. We thank you for believing in us and making a difference in the lives of the children and families we serve.”
-Kerry Casserly, Artistic Director, Lundstrum Center for the Performing Arts

“Thank you for all of the tickets we have received over the years. I consider myself very fortunate to be involved with this wonderful and rewarding program and I am most appreciative of the sponsors who continue to support this worthwhile and important program. They are providing the opportunity for many people who otherwise would not have the means to attend the performances of the many fine shows that come through the Twin Cities.”
-Barbara Bakal, Volunteer, Passage Community Center