COVID-Related Policy and Procedure
(Update due 6/12/2021)




  1. Masks will be required during all rehearsals and performances.

  2. Three feet distance will be required with one seats apart 

  3. Any costumes/costume pieces will not be shared.

  4.  Sharing of any props or other items (such as microphones) will be limited.

  5.  Performances may be adapted rather than a full production with limited cast members.

  6. We may allow limited live audiences at each performance. Each performance might be recorded.

  7. No food or drink will be allowed inside the theatre space. 


Volunteers/ Audience:

  1. Volunteers/ Audience members must self-monitor each day for any of the following new or worsening signs or symptoms of possible COVID-19.


- Sore throat

- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

- Loss of taste or smell

- Chills or Repeated shaking with chills

- Diarrhea

- Muscle pain

- Feeling feverish

- Headache

-Known close contact with a person who is lab-confirmed positive for COVID-19

  1. Actors only allowed in space 30 minutes before show.

  2. Audience members will be allowed to check-in no earlier than 15 minutes before the start of the performance. 



  1. High touch areas will be cleaned after every production & performance by volunteers. 

  2. Hand sanitizer will be provided before each performance for volunteers & audience members.


Health Protocol for Seating (Fine arts performance halls may operate indoors up to 75%  occupancy):

  1. Masks must be worn at all times covering mouth & nose.

  2. No paper tickets or programs with contactless payment only

  3. Three feet distance will be required with one seats apart 

  4. To ensure that traffic flows smoothly through the theatre, we encourage patrons to enter through our main entrance and exit through our emergency exit on the either side of the building.


COVID-19 Warning: There is an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and customers with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. By visiting the Sam Bass Theatre, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

SBTA Board commits to do everything we can to keep our guests and employees as safe as possible while still providing an entertaining experience.