How the Light Gets In
By Board President Angela McLaughlin
Here’s the question I’ve been struggling with. How do we create truly inclusive theatre communities? Or, another way of putting it, how do we call people “in” versus calling them “out?” Theatre Pops has been struggling to find a balance between telling the stories we think people need and want to hear, and working within the resources and talent that we have available to us. How do we achieve the former and expand the latter without compromising our values? I can’t imagine that we’re the only company struggling with these big questions, so I propose to offer a few ideas and a little insight, coming from the world of Intercultural and Diversity/Inclusion work.
I’m going to break it down into a handful of categories, and please kno...Read More