/ Hope Summer Repertory Theatre

About HSRT

Established at Hope College in 1972, Hope Summer Repertory Theatre is West Michigan’s premiere professional theatre company.

HSRT produces plays and educational programs of the highest professional standards that address the needs of, and enhance the quality of life for, Hope College and the community.

Values Statement

Inclusion
The company is a unique blend of distinguished professionals and young theatre artists from all over the United States, creating a synergy between younger and more mature artists. Those who are more experienced are infused with the enthusiasm of youth while they pass important artistic values on to the next generation.

Excellence
We are distinguished by a wide variety of plays performed by one resident acting company. Our varied repertoire is unified by the goal of exploring and celebrating the joy and complexity of the human spirit.

Company
The company numbers more than 100 annually and features a unique blend of distinguished professionals and young theatre artists from across the United States.

Education
We bring together professional actors, directors, technical staff and administrators with students from around the country in an atmosphere which provides interns and young theatre professionals the opportunity to learn and practice all aspects of theatre.

Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging
HSRT Leadership is currently working with Hope College’s Office of Culture and Inclusive Excellence in constructing a full and comprehensive action plan that will lead HSRT into the future.