Different Diversities

There are numerous, equally valid approaches to equity and diversity.

DIVERSE

Organizations mandated to be explicitly inclusive of all voices. eg:

  • Concrete Theatre
  • Factory Theatre
  • Theatre Passe Muraille
  • Young People’s Theatre

 

INTER-CULTURAL 

Organizations specifically mandated to look at intersections, inter-relations and integrations of different cultures. eg:

  • Cahoots Theatre
  • MT Space Theatre
  • New Harlem Productions

 

CULTURALLY SPECIFIC

Organizations specifically mandated to serve a specific identified cultural group.  eg:

  • Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
  • fu-GEN Theatre
  • Gordon Tootoosis Nikaniwin Theatre
  • Native Earth Performing Arts
  • Obsidian Theatre
  • Stage Left
  • Tangled Arts
  • Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre

 

EQUITY SEEKING ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS

  • Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance
  • Cultural Pluralism in the Arts Movement Ontario

 

EQUITY / DIVERSITY / inclusion INITIATIVES 

Initiatives undertaken to redress equity issues in advocacy and service organizations.   We are gathering summaries of equity and diversity initiatives being undertaken by the following organizations:

  • Canadian Actors Equity Association
  • Professional Association of Canadian Theatres
  • Literary Managers and Dramaturges of the Americas
  • Institute for Canadian Citizenship
  • Calgary Congress on Equity and Diversity in the Arts

… as well as new undertakings by our colleagues in BC and Ontario.

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