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A not-for-profit

TDF is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to bringing the power of the performing arts to everyone.


TDF sustains live theatre and dance by engaging and cultivating a broad and diverse audience and eliminating barriers to attendance.

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Created in 1968 to help an ailing New York theatre industry, TDF now provides support to more than 900 plays and musicals, returning upwards of $2 billion in revenue to thousands of Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway music and dance productions.

In The News

16 July 2024

TDF Announces Its 13th Season of Autism Friendly Performances (AFP)

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30 May 2024

TDF's Wendy Wasserstein Project sets 2024 ceremony for Monday, June 10 at 5 p.m. at John Jay College

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17 May 2024

1400 Tickets to 13 Broadway and Off-Broadway Shows to Be Distributed to Service Members During Fleet Week

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09 May 2024

Sign-Up for TDF's Graduation Gift Begins Today!

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When a position becomes available, the job posting will be noted below. TDF is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). We are committed to diversity in all areas of our work, both in our programs and in our workplaces. We encourage applicants with a unique cultural perspective inclusive of race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, class, physical ability and sexual orientation.

Staff & Board

TDF's dedicated board and staff all share a passion for the performing arts and a commitment to our mission.
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Every donation, large or small, makes a difference and supports the vital work we do to make theatre affordable, accessible and inclusive for all.


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