We have set forth the following mandate to guide our work:
- To develop and support diverse voices that contribute to an artistic landscape reflecting the spectrum of diversity we see across our country
- To create opportunities for diverse artists and marginalized community groups through the arts
- To build bridges that span the societal issues and mechanisms that divide us based on cultural identity
- To engage non-traditional theatre going communities through cultural representation in the arts
- To promote a broader appreciation of diversity
- To employ diverse artists and pay them professionally and equitably whenever possible; to strengthen our community of professional artists.