Diversity and Inclusion Update Fall/Winter 2021 – 2022

Audition Response and Casting As we have begun to move back into live, in-person performances, we have seen a significant uptick in the number of BIPOC actors (and a self-identified neuro-diverse actor) at our auditions. The Diversity and Inclusion Committee thrilled to announce that a full third of each of our first two casts have been …

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Diversity & Inclusion Committee Fall and Winter 2020-2021 Update

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The Diversity & Inclusion Committee has continued to work through the Fall and Winter as we strive to create a more welcoming and inclusive Studio Playhouse for all of the communities in Montclair and the surrounding areas. Our diverse, 11-Member team continues to hold discussions with members of other arts organizations and look for ways to …

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Diversity and Inclusion Committee Update Summer 2020

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Realizing that Studio Players has not yet truly done the work necessary to increase the diversity of our audiences, membership, talent pool, volunteer base, and board, our new Diversity & Inclusion Committee has convened to identify practical and systemic roadblocks to diversifying and to create strategies that will allow us to overcome these challenges through better practices. …

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Happy Pride 2020!

a rainbow backdrop with the message We value the diversity of our community and strive to tell stories that reflect the events, emotions, and accomplishments of all people in our communities.  Even though we are unable to celebrate together this year, we will proudly display our pride  flag as we celebrate with you in spirit

Happy Pride from Everyone at Studio! We value the diversity of our community and strive to tell stories that reflect the events, emotions, and accomplishments of all people in our communities.  Even though we are unable to celebrate together this year, we will proudly display our pride flag as we celebrate with you in spirit.

Our Commitment

As local and national tensions rise, Studio Players wants to affirm our commitment to making sure all members of the community feel not only safe and welcome, but explicitly invited and supported in our organization.   Diverse stories and representation can only broaden and deepen our lives and the power of the work we strive to do.  We …

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