Our Anti-Racism Committee (ARC) crafted the Value Statements below by working with our staff (full and part time) and our Board of Directors. We see these values as both practical and aspirational, reflecting our past and our future. We will use these Value Statements as a guide as we continue our work: to build stronger collaborations, determine our priorities, and pursue change.
Bold Stories and Conversations
We embrace the power of theater to illuminate the full spectrum of human experience. We boldly tell stories that connect us, inspire joy, and give us the courage to build a better world.
Vital and Relevant
Our productions and programs are in service to and in partnership with our community–our artists, staff, youth, patrons, donors, neighbors, and partner organizations. We create art that reflects the important issues of our time, encourages shifting perspectives, and educates and empowers community members to embrace change.
Anti-Racist and Inclusive
We commit to be anti-racist and inclusive, and to dismantle barriers related to (but not limited to) ethnicity, nationality, religion, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability, and socioeconomic status. We understand that perfection is not possible and we will make mistakes. We are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement.
We actively build an environment of trust and transparency. We are clear about our values, and take responsibility for living them. We invite our community members to join in holding us accountable.