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Bates Dance Festival Box Office

Contact Information

Summer 2021 location: L/A Arts Gallery, 221 Lisbon St.

Phone 207.786.6161

Email: bdfboxoffice@bates.edu

Hours: Wed-Sat 12noon-5pm

Policies

Choose your ticket price

If you are able, please consider a full price $20 ticket. If that’s not an option for you, please purchase a $5 ticket. We know that these are challenging times, and art is meant to be accessible to all audiences. 

Accessibility

Bates Dance Festival is committed to providing disability accommodations for all of our events and performances. We believe that the arts are enhanced and enriched when all community members have the ability to participate. Please contact bdfboxoffice@bates.edu to request specific accommodations.

Late Seating

Late Seating is at the discretion of the House Manager. Check your tickets for curtain times. Due to the nature of some of our programming, we may not be able to accommodate late arrivals.

Show Cancellations

Bates Dance Festival reserves the right to cancel a performance in the event of inclement weather or other performance emergency. All ticket holders will be notified by email at least 3 hours prior to their performance time if their event has been cancelled.  We will also update our website and Box Office phone message. In the event of a cancellation, Bates Dance Festival will allow 100% refunds to ticket holders.. Cancellation email notices to ticket holders will include information on refunds and other options. 

2021 Season Refund and Exchange Policy

Bates Dance Festival has instituted a flexible refund and exchange policy for the 2021 Season. If you are feeling unwell, or if you have been exposed to someone who has recently tested positive for COVID, please stay home and do not come to the performance. We would be happy to provide a full refund or exchange for your tickets. Call our Box Office (207-786-6161) or email us (bdfboxoffice@bates.edu) prior to the start of performance and we will assist you.

COVID-19 Guidelines

BDF cares about the health and safety of our community members and will adhere to guidelines put in place by the CDC and the State of Maine. We appreciate your understanding as we work to ensure the health and safety of all guests, staff, and artists in attendance.

For our in-person outdoor performance with low capacity audiences:

  • Face coverings are not required for fully vaccinated audience members 
  • Face coverings are required for those not fully vaccinated
  • Temperatures will not be taken upon entering the event nor will proof of vaccination be requested.  
  • If you are exhibiting any symptoms of COVID-19 or feeling unwell or if you have been exposed to someone who recently tested positive for COVID-19, please stay home and do not attend the event.  We will be happy to offer you a full refund for your tickets.
  • Parental supervision required for children at the event.