Join the Guild

The Guild was founded in 1994 to support the Texas Shakespeare Festival. Anyone interested in the promotion, support, and well-being of the Texas Shakespeare Festival is eligible for annual membership. As the volunteer arm of the Texas Shakespeare Festival Foundation, the Guildhas members from far and near who provide meals for the company, serve as ushers and greeters, purchase festival wish list items, and much more. 

As a member of the Guild you receive a subscription to The Stratford Tribune, the Guild newsletter, and you are invited to special Festival events during the year. You are also allowed to purchase tickets for the Festival before they are made available to the public, insuring choice seating. 

There are four levels of memberships:                                                                       

  1. Active Membership - Annual Dues at $20 per person
    Active Membership comes with the opportunity and responsibility to participate in volunteer activities for the Guild and/or the Texas Shakespeare Festival. Active Members are requested to purchase Season Ticket Subscriptions each year and have the right to vote at Guild meetings and to hold office in the Guild.    
  2. Associate Membership - Annual Dues at $30 per person

    Associate Membership has a little hight price that allows Associate Members to support and participate in the Guild without having the reasponsibility of providing volunteer hours to the Guild.  Associate Members are encouraged to purchase tickets to at least two or more of the performances per season and may participate in volunteer activities.​ 

  3. Family Membership - Annual Dues -  $75 per year - limited to 6 members
    Family Membership allows families to join and support the Guild. Family membership comes with all the opportunities and responsibilities of an Associate Membership as outlined above. Families are encouraged to participate in volunteer activities.

  4. TSF Artist Membership  - Annual Dues $10 per person
    TSF Artist Membership is available for any and all TSF Company Artists (past or present).


Guild Members are asked to renew their memberships between June 1 and September 30 each year.
Want to join now? Click Here to print our Guild Membership Form.  Completed forms can be mailed to:


If you have questions regarding your membership, please contact:
TSF Guild
PO Box 2788
Kilgore, TX 75663 

Membership Secretary:  Lois Knouse,

Guild President: Lesa Maatouk,


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